Women, children, population

South African teen raises her voice on behalf of children…and the UN

A South African teenager was at the UN recently to raise her voice for children everywhere, particularly on the issues of education, child labour and gender inequality.

Lathitha Beyile from Soweto read a manifesto she had written which was inspired by children in her country.

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News in Brief 28 December 2017

Terrorist attack in Kabul another ‘despicable crime’ in a year already marked by unspeakable atrocities: UN Mission

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UNICEF official shares memories of “a horrible year” for children in Yemen

For children in Yemen, there could not have been a worse year than 2017.

That’s the assessment of the Representative of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in the war-torn country, Meritxell Relaño.

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UN and Africa: UN refugee chief in Somalia, closing of POC site and 'Childhood under Attack' in South Sudan

First closure of civilian protection site in South Sudan

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Blue helmets in South Sudan trained to deter gender-based violence

Peacekeepers at the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) have been trained in how to be more aware of incidents of gender-based violence.

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‘Childhood under Attack’ in South Sudan fighting: UNICEF

Four years of insecurity and upheaval in South Sudan have had a “staggering impact on children,” putting an entire generation at risk.

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UN Daily News Programme 08 December 2017

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

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UN Gender Focus: Voice for sexual abuse victims, men and AIDS and an award for women scientists in Nepal

UN advocate to give voice to victims of sexual exploitation and abuse

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UN and Africa: UN volunteers, land policies for the “Africa we want” and space technology

Raising the profile of UN Volunteers in Sudan

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Child migrants deserve care “every step of the way”: UNICEF

Child migrants, especially those travelling alone, deserve care and protection “every step of the way”.

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