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Violence in schools, physical and sexual, underreported

Students of a midwifery school in El Fasher, North Darfur, participate in a march  against Gender Violence.  UN Photo/Albert González Farran

Violence in schools around the world is considered as "normal" which is why it is often not documented, according to an expert on international education. Professor Fiona Leach outlines three broad categories of…

21 Oct 2014 / Listen /

Number of Syrian refugees entering Lebanon limited

Syrian refugee boy in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley.  (UNHCR video capture)

There has been a decrease in the number of Syrian refugees entering Lebanon, according to the UN Refugee Agency…

20 Oct 2014 / Listen /

South Sudanese women unveil agenda for peace and development

A women representative speaks to other participants during an Outreach Event on the Role of UNMISS in Promoting Peace and Stability in Jonglei State.  (file photo)  UN Photo/Martine Perret

Women in South Sudan have unveiled an agenda for peace and sustainable development which includes the voices and aspirations…

20 Oct 2014 / Listen /

National Geographic and FAO raise awareness about food security

Picture of a child at a feeding centre run by Médecins Sans Frontières, taken during Secretary-General Kofi Annan's tour today of the facility located in Zinder, Niger.  UN Photo/Evan Schneider

The National Geographic Society and the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) are teaming up to raise awareness about…

20 Oct 2014 / Listen /
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