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Yemen conflict: UN official warns of world's biggest famine

Category: Events 

2017-11-09

Yemen faces the world's largest famine in decades "with millions of victims" if aid deliveries are not resumed, a senior UN official has warned.

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Heartbreaking photos show 18-year-old woman who’s become face of famine in Yemen

Category: Gender in the world 

2016-10-31

This week, Reuters published a story and photos of an emaciated young woman who’s become the face of the famine in Yemen

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Marguerite Barankitse Awarded Inaugural Aurora Prize

Category: Gender in the world 

2016-04-25

Marguerite Barankitse from Maison Shalom and REMA Hospital in Burundi was named as the inaugural Laureate of the $1 million Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity

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China urged to give citizenship to stateless children of trafficked North Koreans

Category: Trafficking 

Emma Batha
2015-12-10

Campaigners urged China to give citizenship to a 'hidden generation' of stateless children born to trafficked North Korean women forced into marriage or prostitution in China

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Obama tells Kenyans they can succeed, sees challenges

Category: Gender in the world 

Jeff Mason and Edith Honan
2015-07-28

Barack Obama told Kenyans on his first presidential trip to his father's homeland there was "no limit to what you can achieve" but said they had to deepen democracy...

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U.S. woman launches bid to become president … of Somalia

Category: Gender in the world 

2015-07-28

“Men have led Somalia for 25 years and they’ve never done anything,” says Anab Dahira, medical clinic interpreter and 42-year-old mother of six living in St. Cloud, Minnesota

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In North Korea, men call the shots, women make the money

Category: Gender in the world 

James Pearson
2015-05-25

North Korea is a militarized, male-dominated society, but it is women who are making the money as the insular nation allows an unofficial market-based economy to take shape

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Year of conflict in South Sudan has stolen future of a generation of children

Category: Events 

2015-01-13

UNICEF says that approximately 400,000 children were missing school, 12,000 reported as being used by armed forces and groups, and children were subject to violence

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Peacekeepers in Somalia use aid to rape women and buy sex for $5 - HRW

Category: Gender based violence 

2014-09-08

African Union (AU) peacekeepers in Somalia rape women seeking medicine on their bases and routinely pay teenage girls for sex, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said

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A Game Aims to Draw Attention to Women’s Issues

Category: It`s interesting to know 

ELIZABETH JENSEN
2013-02-19

Social cause gaming, or the use of games to promote awareness of societal problems, has been growing since pioneer online projects like Food Force, the United Nations World Food Program’s 2005 game about confronting famine ect.

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