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Nepal men urged to end violence against women

Event in Rajbiraj City, Nepal, to promote gender equality. Photo: UNFPA

Men in Nepal are being encouraged by the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) to play their role in ending violence against women. Four hundred local people recently gathered in Rajbiraj City in Saptari district…

26 Mar 2015 / Listen /

News in Brief 24 March 2015 (AM)

Rows of tents in the Borgop refugee-hosting site, Adamawa region, Cameroon.
UNHCR/M.Poletto (file)

UN refugee chief visits refugees in Cameroon Some of the thousands of refugees from Nigeria and the Central African…

24 Mar 2015 / Listen /

Building violence free communities in India

Anuradha Kapoor. Photo: UN Women/Ryan Brown

Rural and urban communities in India are being told that violence against women is unacceptable. Anuradha Kapoor, Director of…

24 Mar 2015 / Listen /

News in Brief 23 March 2015 (AM)

82,000 children are estimated to have been affected by Cyclone Pam. Photo: UNICEF/Crumb

80 per cent of schools in Vanuatu destroyed or damaged by Cyclone Pam Eighty per cent of schools in…

23 Mar 2015 / Listen /
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