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Immunization protects against an increasing number of diseases, from infancy to old age. During this year’s World Immunization Week (24-30April), World Health Organization (WHO) encourages you to check whether you and your family are up-to-date with the vaccines you need. 

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It did not commit murder, I do not even kill insects
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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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Instead of defining domestic violence as crimes against women, how about including same sex and women against men? Or lobbying for a solution not against a problem. may need to fact check that stat
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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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Genocide is a War Crime...I don't have any children, when I got married to have children, because my marriage was a conspiracy: Barbara, #500-the money went to POTs before your wedding in 1991 is connected.
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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.

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Wooo i fill sorry for does people god bess them all
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Pepsi Co has joined the Coca-Cola Company in giving its official support to a set of global guidelines that protect the rights of poor and vulnerable people to land, livelihoods and food security.

"Pepsi Co is committed to doing business the right way and has a zero tolerance for illegal activities in our supply chain and land displacements of any legitimate land tenure holders," according to the company.

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How about ban on both because they use pesticides to form the gas in the cans and bottles , both r working together to make people health wise poor but pocket wise rich
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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.

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is there in indonesia?? keep spirit
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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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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!

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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
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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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