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Horrors of sexual violence against Syrian boys and men revealed

Disturbing details have emerged of a little-known side to the Syrian conflict: sexual violence against boys and men.

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News in Brief 01 December 2017 (PM)

Global HIV/AIDS response still “lagging behind” despite progress

Despite major progress on ending the AIDS epidemic, parts of the global response to battling the HIV virus are still “lagging behind”, the UN chief said on Friday.

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News in Brief 24 November 2017 - Geneva (AM)

Rohingya return plan must guarantee their safety: UNHCR

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News in Brief 17 November 2017 - Geneva (AM)

Famine may be happening “right now” in Yemen, warns UN aid agency

Famine may be happening “right now” in Yemen, the UN said on Friday, as a blockade on aid and other essential goods by a Saudi-led coalition fighting Houthi rebels there enters its 12th day.

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News in Brief 31 October 2017 (PM)

WHO reports progress in fight against hepatitis

A record three million people were able to obtain treatment for hepatitis C over the past two years.

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Rohingya refugees receiving mental health first aid

As Rohingya refugees continue to pour into neighbouring Bangladesh, one UN agency is taking steps to address their psychological well-being.

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UN Daily News Programme 26 October 2017

Listen to our daily bulletin of news and features from the United Nations, presented by Matt Wells and Dianne Penn.

In today's programme:  UN Women believes the “epidemic” of violence against women in the Solomon Islands can be stopped; and: An FGM survivor and refugee speaks out.

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News in Brief 24 October 2017 (PM)

“Unjust” to focus blame on teachers over student performance: UNESCO

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News in Brief 24 October 2017 (AM)

Fewer cases of polio in 2016 “than any other year in history”: WHO

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News in Brief 23 October 2017 (PM)

Ending child marriage in West & Central Africa could take 100 years: UNICEF

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