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In South Sudan, mothers teaching daughters ‘safer’ ways to survive rape

Content by: UN News Centre She said that “the protracted conflict in South Sudan has had the most profound impact on women and girls, who have suffered sexual violence, including multiple rapes, at the hands of both government forces and opposition ...

UN rights expert calls for end to ‘purgatory’ of ‘international inaction’ facing Myanmar’s remaining Rohingya

Content by: UN News Centre Presenting her latest report to the 47-Member body in Geneva, Yanghee Lee, Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar, highlighted several areas of concern across the country, including grave abuses ...

Human rights ‘core to sustainable development’: deputy UN chief

Content by: UN News Centre The 2030 Agenda, the UN’s “plan of action for people, planet and prosperity,” contains a commitment to “realize the human rights of all and to achieve gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls,” through ...

Without tackling ‘gross inequalities’ major issues will go unsolved, warns UN rights chief Bachelet

Content by: UN News Centre In a more than half-hour address to the Human Rights Council, Michelle Bachelet highlighted concerns around the world, while also welcoming several firsts, such as the record number of women now serving in the United ...

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