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Family planning reaches into mountains of Laos

Couple Counselling.  (UNTV video capture)

An increasing number of women in the mountainous South-East Asian country of Laos are accessing family planning services for…

5 May 2015 / Listen /

Gear shift needed to reduce road traffic deaths, says WHO

Safety often fails to keep up with road-building in fast-developing countries, WHO says. Photo: IRIN/Reena Gurung

"Appalling numbers" of children die on the roads but the World Health Organization (WHO) believes it may have found…

4 May 2015 / Listen /

Children "bearing brunt" of conflict in South Sudan

Boys and girls are affected by the violence in South Sudan. Photo: UNICEF/Holt

Children are bearing the brunt of the conflict in South Sudan, according to the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF). The…

4 May 2015 / Listen /

Women often exposed to "severe forms of online harassment"

Young woman working on a computer. Photo: World Bank/Arne Hoel

Women who work in the media are exposed to more severe forms of online harassment which cause them to…

4 May 2015 / Listen /

Nuclear safety issues under spotlight at UN

International Atomic Energy Agency. (Photo: D. Calma/IAEA)

Nuclear experts have been meeting to look at ways of improving the safety of nuclear power plants. The UN's…

4 May 2015 / Listen /
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Declaration of Human Rights by Eleanor Roosevelt

In this historic audio, listen to Eleanor Roosevelt – diplomat, activist and former First Lady of the United States – read from the Declaration. Duration: 00:12:53     SHARE WITH…

15 Apr 2015 / Listen /

Could Be


Actor Martin Gable is part of this anticipation drama about “what could be” if the countries put as much determination in coming…

15 Apr 2015 / Listen /
Peace on Earth