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Silence broken over violence against women in India

A gathering to promote the rights of girls and education for all in Barrod village of Rajasthan's Alwar district (2012). Photo: UN Women/Gaganjit Singh Chandok

The silence has been broken in India over the issue of violence against women, but much more needs to…

2 Apr 2015 / Listen /

"Race against time" to preposition food stocks in South Sudan

Truck stuck in the mud. Photo: WFP/George Fominyen

The rainy season seems to have come early this year in South Sudan prompting what has been described as…

2 Apr 2015 / Listen /

Malawi flood victims still cut off months after disaster, says WFP

Houses, roads and bridges were washed away by the flooding, hampering aid deliveries.

The devastating floods that hit Malawi at the start of the year affected more than one million people and…

1 Apr 2015 / Listen /

Project to restore food security begins in northern Mali

A farmer participating in an FAO project in Mali on sustainable intensification of agriculture sorts niebe beans. FAO@PHOTO

A project to restore the livelihoods of households in northern Mali is being implemented by the UN Food and…

1 Apr 2015 / Listen /
Zimbabwean men learning that women can be breadwinners "Shadow banking" needs regulation, says a financial expert "Savagery" of Syria crisis continues as donors meet FAO appeals for US$121 million to support livelihoods in Syria Refugee "push-back" deaths prompt Bulgaria probe call
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Peace on Earth

Actor Charles Boyer discusses the cruelties of war, highlighting the urgency for peace in troubled areas such as Korea, India, Iraq, Germany and Syria, and giving a voice to soldiers…

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1996 Declaration of World Thanksgiving

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The United Nations celebrates the 1996 Declaration of World Thanksgiving, marking the first time every country in the General Assembly unanimously voted…

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