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Feminism Slowly Gaining Support at United Nations

Thursday, July 21, 2016

UNITED NATIONS, Jul 21 (IPS) - Achieving gender equality has long been one of the United Nations' top priorities yet the word feminism has only recently begun to find its way into speeches at UN headquarters.

'Monster' El Niño Subsides, La Niña Hitting Soon

Monday, July 18, 2016

ROME, Jul 18 (IPS) - As if human-made armed conflicts, wickedness, rights abuse, gender violence, cruel inequality and climate catastrophes were not enough, now the saying "God Always Forgives, Men Sometimes, Nature Never" appear to be more true than ever. See what happens.

South Sudan Tense but Calm Following Intense Fighting: UN

Friday, July 15, 2016

UNITED NATIONS, Jul 15 (IPS) - The situation in Juba, South Sudan on Thursday was "tense" but "calm" following recent intense fighting, UN Spokesperson for the Secretary General Stephane Dujarric told journalists here Thursday.

The Dark Road to Peace in South Sudan

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

ST. PAUL, Minnesota, USA, Jul 13 (IPS) - The dark road to Peace in South Sudan began with the manner in which the Machakos Peace agreement was crafted.

The Delusion 'I Am Not Responsible'

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

DAYLESFORD, Australia, Jul 13 (IPS) - - One of the many interesting details to be learned by understanding human psychology is how a person's unconscious fear works in a myriad of ways to make them believe that they bear no responsibility for a particular problem.

Fighting Violence Against Children as a Global Problem

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

UNITED NATIONS, Jul 13 (IPS) - One billion children experienced physical, sexual or psychological violence in the last year, according to the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), prompting the launch of a new global partnership to tackle the problem here Tuesday.

Time for tough action to stop sexual exploitation by UN peacekeepers

Monday, July 11, 2016

New York, Jul 11 (IPS) - "Gentlemen, there are no bad soldiers, only bad officers", said Napoleon Bonaparte to his military staff after they complained that the poor quality of soldiers was inhibiting success on the battlefield. We as former Army officers, totally believe in the sage words of Napoleon.

Human Security a Must in a Chaotic, Confused World - Japan

Monday, July 11, 2016

ROME, Jul 11 (IPS) - The question is simple and the answer, short: does eating more mean being better nourished?... Not Necessarily!

Five Years After Independence South Sudan Faces Myriad Challenges

Wednesday, July 06, 2016

UNITED NATIONS, Jul 06 (IPS) - South Sudan, the world's newest country faces myriad problems five years after achieving independence, aid agencies warned this week.

The Chilcot Inquiry must tell the truth

Monday, July 04, 2016

BELFAST, Jul 04 (IPS) - The long awaited Chilcot Report (5 years) on the Invasion of Iraq will finally be released on 6th July, 2016.

The Report is to be welcomed and the hope has been expressed that this inquiry will tell the truth of what happened to the Iraqi people and clarify the UKs involvement, through an official Government recognition of facts of the wars, sanctions and invasion of Iraq and for transparency, accountability and reparation to be paid to the Iraqi people by the UK Government who participated in these illegal and immoral genocidal wars.

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