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UN / INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY

Ahead of International Women's Day (8 Mar), former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said "when women and girls thrive, the human society thrives. Just as women's rights are human rights, women's progress is human progress." The theme this year, ‘inspiring change’ calls for challenging the status quo for women’s equality and vigilance inspiring positive [...]

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GENEVA/ HRC GENOCIDE

Marking the 65th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Prevention of Genocide, human rights chief Navi Pillay said that "discrimination lays the ground for violence and persecution, de humanisation of entire communities, and ultimately genocide."  OHCHR    

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UN / CHILD SOLDIERS WRAP

The Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution setting out practical steps to combat violations against children in armed conflict, as UN officials underscored the need to do more to ensure that children are protected and perpetrators are brought to justice. UNTV / FILE

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ICC / KATANGA

Germain Katanga was found guilty by the International Criminal Court on one count of crimes against humanity and four counts of war crimes he committed in 2003 during the attack on thevillageofBogoro, in the Ituri district of theDemocratic Republic of the Congo. ICC

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GENEVA / AMOS CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

UN Humanitarian Coordinator Valerie Amos says unless donors countries give money pledged forCentral African Republicsoon, people will die. CH UNTV

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CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC/ MASS EXODUS

As thousands of people continue to flee violence across theCentral African Republic, the World Food Programme (WFP) is warning that neighbouring countries are struggling with more than 150,000 new arrivals in urgent need of assistance.  WFP

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