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Despite many positive developments, violence against women remains a pervasive challenge in the United Kingdom and a more comprehensive and targeted response is needed to address the scourge, according to the UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women, Rashida Manjoo.

The Rapporteur pointed out that in the course of last year, 7 per cent of women in England and Wales reported having experienced any type of domestic abuse – equivalent to 1.2 million female victims. It is also estimated that 2.5 per cent of women reported having experienced any type of sexual assaults – equivalent to an estimated 400,000 female victims. 

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+jorge alva solis no es demasiados problemas que afectan directamente sobre las personas que creemos que nosotros estamos haciendo un bien en la COMUNICACIÓN entre todos y todas.
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On Wednesday, the commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the Rwanda Genocide took place at UN Headquarters in New York, followed by the opening of an exhibit organized by the Government of Rwanda.

"Two decades have passed and yet the terrible events that were unleashed in April 1994 are just as real…just as raw…just as horrifying," said Ban Ki-moon at the Commemoration.

"Together, let us take strength from that example and resolve to do all we can to save lives, build human dignity and prevent the preventable."

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I have found it difficult to forgive it amazing how a whole country can make fell so inadequate
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Misinformation, propaganda and incitement to hatred need to be urgently countered in Ukraine to avoid further escalation of tension, says a report from the United Nations Human Rights .

“It is critical for the Government to prioritise respect for diversity, inclusivity and equal participation of all – including minorities – in political life,” said human rights chief Navi Pillay.

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The latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change finds that options for limiting climate change are still available if action on a grand scale starts now.

Ban Ki-moon welcomed the findings of the report on the mitigation of climate change and urged all countries to act swiftly and boldly to reach a global, ambitious and legal climate agreement in 2015.

Read more about the report: http://j.mp/1qzwayD

Find out how you can take climate action: http://j.mp/1eOY2aG
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“Once again, the situation in Ukraine has seriously deteriorated … and as of now, the country teeters on the brink,” UN Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Oscar Fernandez-Taranco said as he briefed an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council last night on the fallout from the latest escalation.

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+mubarak suliman можно устроиться в любую строительную компанию, которая будет работать в России. Я работала в турецкой компании. Изучение разговорного русского при желании займет около 3 месяцев. Карьерный рост очень быстрый. У меня на глазах от простых разнорабочих до начальников участка люди поднимались за 4-6 месяцев. Хорошее питание, проживание, достойный заработок. И это еще не все плюсы. Главное желание. 
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Be one of 75 youth for positive social change!

Develop skills for this interconnected world through lively discussions and interactive workshops hosted by the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and EF International Language Centers - Study Abroad this summer.

The deadline for application is 22 April 2014.

Find out more and apply today: www.unaocefsummerschool.org

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What is the roles of U.N. in Seria? 8'millions refuges .3 m displacement.thousands died &thousands injury?

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Ban Ki-moon condemned the shocking mass abduction of schoolgirls in north-eastern Nigeria on Wednesday and called for the immediate release of all the girls abducted and their safe return to their families. 

The Secretary-General said that schools are, and must remain, safe places where children can learn and grow in peace.

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What a Hell! ACTION PLEASE. why these children are suffering? what the UN is doing? what the government is doing? again ACTION PLEASE.
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Did you know that 740,000 people die each year from armed violence and 490,000 of those deaths occur outside the traditional war zones?

"Action for Disarmament: 10 Things You Can Do!" is a practical guide for youth to take action against threats posed by small arms and weapons of mass destruction.

Take a look at the 10 actions you can take to make a difference!

Get your copy of the guide at: http://bit.ly/1qs0PvN
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Every day the crisis in Central African Republic worsens. Children suffer the most. We can’t let #CAR be forgotten. #CARCantWait #CARcrisis Donate at http://bit.ly/1mwvA2u
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So do in many other corners of the globe! Man kind will never prevail if his economic war keeps sweeping the weak into an ocean of sorrow. 
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A new 9-part documentary TV series about climate change, Years of Living Dangerously, produced by James Cameron, Jerry Weintraub and Arnold Schwarzenegger has been launched Sunday.

The episodes feature celebrities reporting on the issue including Harrison Ford, Matt Damon, Jessica Alba, and Don Cheadle. 

Find out more and watch the first episode at: http://yearsoflivingdangerously.com/
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