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NEW YORK / "MARCH ON MARCH 8"

Mrs. Ban Soon-taek, the patron of UN Women for Peace and wife of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, together with actress and activist Susan Sarandon, model Christy Turlinton, and actress Kelly Rutherford, among others, participated in the "March on March 8"  in support of UN Women. UNTV

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GENEVA / WATER AND SANITATION

Marking International Women's Day, a UN body today warned that hundreds of millions of women and girls do not have access to safe menstrual hygiene products, endangering their health, and putting their livelihoods and education at risk. CH  UNTV

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UN / UNDOF

The head of United Nations peacekeeping operations said today (8 March) that the blue helmets seized in the Golan Heights two days ago were all safe but remained detained, adding that the world body is working to secure their release as quickly as possible. UNTV

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SOUTH SUDAN / INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY

Thousands of women marched through the streets of Juba town today in celebration of International Women's Day, under the national them  "Gender agenda: educate girls and women." UNMISS

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SOUTH SUDAN / POLICE WOMEN

Seeking to boost basic English skills,  the United Nations Mission in South Sudan is teaching the language to over 50 women from South Sudan National Police Service. UNMISS

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