Haitian women find success through cell phone repair business

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With the help of a local women’s association and with support from the United Nations mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH), four women have started a cell phone repair business that has changed their lives.

Security Council takes up fight against sexual violence during conflict

Women’s shelter for victims of sexual abuse in Goma, DRC

The Security Council recently looked at the way conflict-related sexual violence destroys lives and undermines development. As UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told the meeting, the negative effects of this crime persists long after the guns fall silent. Dianne Penn reports.

A Rwandan survivor details her experience

19th Commemoration of the Rwanda Genocide

In April, the United Nations commemorated the anniversary of the 1994 Rwandan genocide where approximately 800,000 Tutsis and moderate Hutus were murdered by Hutu extremists. In the following item, Virginie Ingabire details her experience at the commemoration.

Presenter: Gerry Adams
Duration: 10'00"

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