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13th UN Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice

No region "immune" to violence against women

Women in Liberia. UN Photo/Christopher Herwig

Women in all parts of the world are being subjected to sexual violence according to the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). It can take many forms such as domestic abuse, human…

23 Apr 2015 /

Rehabilitation of terrorists in Nigeria stressed

UN Photo/Martine Perret

Violent extremists who are caught and sent to prison in Nigeria should be helped to mend their ways and…

21 Apr 2015 /

"Tragedy" of 700 feared dead in Mediterranean

Migrants are felling instability in North Africa (file photo)
UN Photo

As many as 700 migrants are feared to have died after a boat capsized off the Libyan coast the…

19 Apr 2015 /

Criminals are "great innovators" says a UN official

Boarding a pirate vessel off the coast of Somalia. Photo: EU (File photo)

Crime and conflict are inextricably linked according to a researcher from the United Nations University (UNU). John de Boer…

19 Apr 2015 /
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