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UN Gender Focus: UN Response to Sexual Exploitation and Abuse

This week we have an exclusive in-depth interview focusing on sexual exploitation and abuse. The UN has described abuse allegations made against people serving the organization and others as “sickening” and has pledged thorough investigations while also offering support to victims.

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Campaign to end gender-based violence in South Sudan

Weak law enforcement institutions and some traditional cultural practices hinder victims of gender-based violence in South Sudan from reporting these incidents to the authorities.

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Colombia deal a “significant” step for peace

Displaced by Colombia’s armed conflict, this family now lives in Arjona, an impoverished community outside Cartagena on the northern coast. Photo:Kristy Siegfried/IRIN

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US actress represents trafficking victims’ “truth”

The American actress, Mira Sorvino, has said she uses her position as a UN Goodwill Ambassador to publicize the “truth” behind the t

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Srebrenica genocide: Remember the victims, recommit to peace

The 8,000 Muslim men and boys who were killed in the Bosnian town of Srebrenica in July 1995 have been remembered at a commemorative event at UN Headquarters on Wednesday.

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