Women and girls can play important role in managing waterListen /
Gathering in Stockholm, Sweden this week, people from around the world are talking about water: how to share it, how to keep it clean and for some countries, how to find it. During World Water Week Sanjay Wijesekera, UNICEF's Chief of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene spoke with UN Radio's Gail Walker about the role women and girls can play in managing this precious resource.
NGO helps women style a new future for Haiti
The aftershocks of the January 2010 earthquake are still being felt in Haiti. But REBUILD Globally, an American NGO, is helping women in the Caribbean nation to take steps at styling a new future—for themselves and the country. REBUILD Globally was founded in February 2010, just weeks after the devastating earthquake which killed up to 200,000 people.
Ugandan advocate reflects on the 2002 General Assembly Special Session on Children
Ten years ago, Caroline Barebwoha from Uganda was among hundreds of children who participated in the historic Special Session of the UN General Assembly dedicated to children. The meeting resulted in the official adoption of the document 'A World Fit for Children.' Participating in the special session changed Caroline's life and shaped her career. Today, she is an advocate for children’s rights with UNICEF.
Presenter: Dianne Penn
Assistant Producer: Charles Appel