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UN Gender Focus: Yazidis in Iraq, LGBTI issues and human trafficking

Iraqi women. UN File Photo/Rick Bajornas

We feel forgotten, say Yazidis battling sex-slavery An activist helping girls from the Yazidi minority of Northern Iraq escape sexual enslavement by ISIL fighters worries his people are being forgotten. Thousands of members…

8 Oct 2015 / Listen /

Women: focus on climate change, sustainable future and efforts to fight AIDS

Charlize Theron. UN Photo/Cia Pak

Gender issues must be taken into account in new climate deal The important linkages between gender issues and climate…

1 Oct 2015 / Listen /

Women: focus on women judges, career in nuclear and shipping industries

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Lack of women judges in international tribunals "unjust" The lack of women judges working in international courts and tribunals…

24 Sep 2015 / Listen /

Women: focus on health care, older women and women entrepreneurs

Dr. Laura Stachel at the Mase Health Centre in Malawi. Photo Credit: We Care Solar

Electricity essential for live-saving health care. One of the key aims of the new development goals that have been…

17 Sep 2015 / Listen /
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