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Around the globe, #WomeninTech showcase their skills

Women learning to code at a technology centre in Herat, western Afghanistan. Photo: UNAMA/Fraidoon Poya

Young women and girls around the globe showed off their tech skills on Thursday to celebrate International Girls in ICT Day. The day is organized every year by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU)…

27 Apr 2017 / Listen /

Yemen conference "about hard cash and resources": UN Coordinator

Jamie McGoldrick, UN Resident Coordinator and Humanitarian Coordinator for Yemen, holds press briefing in Sana'a. (file) Photo: UN OCHA Yemen

The donor conference on Tuesday which raised US$1.1 billion to bring Yemen back from the brink of famine was…

25 Apr 2017 / Listen /

First pledging conference for Yemen "remarkable success": UN chief

A young boy runs with his tyre past buildings damaged by airstrikes in Sa'ada Old Town, Yemen. Up until August 2015, this area was the home of Sa'ada's oldest market with thousands of people selling vegetables, spices and fabrics in stores and street stalls. Photo: Giles Clarke/OCHA

The first ever pledging conference to try and prevent Yemen's humanitarian crisis from sliding into famine, was hailed a…

25 Apr 2017 / Listen /

Women and girls paying "heaviest price" in Yemen as famine looms

Girls fetching water in Mawyah district, Taiz. This role often falls on the shoulders of girls and young women, often at the expense of their education. (file) Credit: OCHA

Women and girls are "paying the heaviest" price as Yemen's humanitarian crisis deepens, increasing their vulnerability to violation and…

25 Apr 2017 / Listen /
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