A scheme to help increase girls’ “performance at school” by giving them their own bicycle has just been launched in Tanzania, by the winner of a special UN award.
South Sudan “on a trajectory towards mass atrocities”: UN chief
Exhibition showcases how women helped shape the UN
Violence against women, the worldwide scourge
A global response is needed to stop extremism on the internet and in social media, the head of the UN’s anti-terrorism body (UNCTED) has urged.
HIV-positive women face more discrimination than men
Change STEM education to benefit women: NASA official
AU-led peace operations need “predictable and sustainable” financing
What’s been described as a “digital classroom in a box” could provide a much-needed boost to rural education across Africa.
African migrants sent home more than US$65 billion last year; a figure that is projected to hit US$80 billion by 2020, according to the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD).