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Samoa pushes to reduce gender violence and increase political representation of women

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Efforts are underway on the Pacific Ocean island of Samoa to reduce gender violence and increase the political representation of women. The small island state has amongst the highest rates of violence against…

21 Sep 2014 / Listen /

Women in Caribbean need to understand "bigger picture" on climate change

Satellite image of the Caicos Islands in the northern Caribbean from NASA.  UN Photo/USGS/NASA

Women in the Caribbean need to understand the "bigger picture" on climate change so they can engage with policy…

9 Sep 2014 / Listen /

Small Island Developing States get a helping hand from a UN agency

Coastline of the Pacific small island developing state of Fiji. ©IFAD

Small Islands Developing States (SIDS) which spread across the Indian, Pacific and Atlantic Oceans have their own special needs…

9 Sep 2014 / Listen /

People of Nauru need to be protected and informed through broadband

Baron Divavesi Waqa, President of the Republic of Nauru.  UN Photo/Evan Schneider

The people of Nauru need to be protected and informed through better Internet connections says the President of the…

8 Sep 2014 / Listen /
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