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Afghanistan remains difficult place to be a woman: UN special envoy

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Afghanistan remains one of the most difficult places in the world to be a woman, although the country has taken steps to advance women's rights. That's what the Special Representative of the UN…

10 Mar 2017 / Listen /

UN expert on violence against women visits Australia

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Multiple forms of discrimination and exclusion are behind the "alarmingly high prevalence" of violence experienced by indigenous women in…

2 Mar 2017 / Listen /

News in Brief 28 February 2017 (AM)

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Conflict continues to hamper humanitarian response to South Sudan famine Ongoing fighting in South Sudan is preventing aid from…

28 Feb 2017 / Listen /

Philippines' war on drugs "is needed to avoid a narco-state"

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Drugs threaten to turn the Philippines' into a so-called "narco-state" which is why the country will continue to do…

27 Feb 2017 / Listen /
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