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Tongan women break cultural norms to take decision-making role

Community meeting in Hunga island, Tonga. (Screen grab from IFAD Video)

Women on a remote Pacific island are breaking cultural barriers by taking on roles which will decide the future of their communities. A programme supported by the UN's International Fund for Agricultural Development…

23 May 2016 / Listen /

Indonesian LGBTI people face discrimination from all sides

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Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex people in Indonesia face discrimination by the government, the religious majority and the…

21 May 2016 / Listen /

Indigenous groups in Bangladesh face discrimination in state services

Press briefing by the incoming Chair of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.

Indigenous groups in Bangladesh still face discrimination accessing basic state services including health care and education. That's according to…

13 May 2016 / Listen /

News in Brief 12 May 2016 (PM)

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UN Chief calls for "calm and dialogue" in Brazil A call for "calm and dialogue" in Brazil has been…

12 May 2016 / Listen /
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