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Emma Watson joining fight against gender inequality in HeForShe campaign

Young women of Pushkar, India. UN Photo/Oddbjorn Monsen

One half of humanity—men and boys—is being called to stand up for gender equality through a campaign called HeForShe. On Saturday, the UN agency for gender equality, UN Women, is launching HeForShe at…

20 Sep 2014 / Listen /

Yoko Ono urges people to "surrender to peace"

Yoko Ono. UN Photo/Devra Berkowitz

People around the world need to "surrender to peace, think peace, act peace and spread peace." That's the message…

19 Sep 2014 / Listen /

Justice demanded for "mass murder" of migrants in Mediterranean

IOM infographic

The deaths of up to 500 migrants as they tried to cross the Mediterranean in a smugglers' boat has…

19 Sep 2014 / Listen /

Lebanon needs "massive solidarity" to help Syrian refugees: UNHCR

UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres and UN Development Programme Administrator Helen Clark (with handbag) visit Syrian refugees settlement in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley. © UNHCR/A.Haju

Lebanon has the right to ask the international community to share the burden of helping Syrian refugees who have…

19 Sep 2014 / Listen /
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