United Naitons

Eiffel Tower to become huge generator of human energy

The Eiffel Tower is set to become a huge generator of human energy in December thanks to an original project created by a French artist.

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Obstacles remain for Afghan girls to access education

The number of girls in Afghanistan who are going to school has increased significantly since the former Taliban government was deposed in 2001, but obstacles remain, according to the United Nations.

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“Dramatic” destruction of cultural heritage in Nepal

The destruction of cultural heritage in Nepal following two earthquakes in the country has been “dramatic” according to the UN cultural agency, UNESCO.

Thousands of people died in the tremors and many more were injured.

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Male leaders join HeforShe campaign

The movement for gender equality was originally conceived as a struggle led only by women and for women, but this has changed according to the UN agency for gender equality, UN Women.

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