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Nobel laureate calls for push to end ‘biggest crime against humanity’: child labour

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Nobel laureate calls for push to end ‘biggest crime against humanity’: child labour
Source:UN News.
 

17 March 2015 – Depriving children of their childhood and their freedom is “the biggest crime against humanity,” child rights activist and Nobel Peace Prize winne

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Eighty countries adopt call to action at first UN conference on dementia

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Eighty countries adopt call to action at first UN conference on dementia

 Source:UN News.

17 March 2015 – A two-day ministerial conferenc

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'Rebuilding Sichuan' takes top film prize at UN

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FEATURE:'Rebuilding Sichuan' takes top film prize at UN event on disaster resilience
 Source:UN News.
 
A film chronicling the monumental effort of the engineers and designers to rebuild entire new cities from scratch following the devastating 2008 earthquake in China's Sichuan Province, took the top prize at the first United Nations co-organized International Awards for the Best TV Documentaries on Disaster Risk Reduction.
 
During a special ceremony at the Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, the documentary Rebuilding Sich

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Younger generation of gender equality activists say

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At UN, younger generation of gender equality activists say they are ready to play active role
 
Source:UN News.
 
13 March 2015 – Youth delegates such as Momal Mushtaq, a self-described “feminist” from Pakistan who was banned from riding a bicycle back home, and Tunisian women’s advocate Aya Chebbi, who declared that her “bold” generati

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Bollywood’s Farhan Akhtar to end violence against women

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Farhan AkhtarAt UN, Bollywood’s Farhan Akhtar leads push to involve more men to end violence against women

Source:UN News.

11 March 2015 – When the moderator of a panel discussion today at United Nations Headquarters in New York on how to end violence against women looked a little disappointedly at her virtually all-female audience, she called out: “Where are the men? Where are the men?”

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Global health partnership has saved 2.5 million women

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Global health partnership has saved 2.5 million women and children since 2010, says UN chief

 Source:UN News.

10 March 2015 – At a high-l

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Equality means business

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Equality means business: UN urges private sector to help close gender gap

Source:UN News.

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Women in Politics’ map reflects

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Launched at UN, latest ‘Women in Politics’ map reflects sluggish progress in gender equality.

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On International Women's Day,

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On International Women's Day, UN urges more action to achieve gender equality

Source:UN News.

8 March 2015 – To mark International Women'

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Member States must ‘step it up’ on gender parity

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Member States must ‘step it up’ on gender parity as UN sets equality targets for 2030
Source:UN News.

6 March 2015 – The past 20 years has seen haltering progress on women’s rights issues and, in some

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