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  1. Gender Equality & Womens Rights Wiped out Under the Taliban

    - Inter Press Service

    NEW YORK, Aug 15 (IPS) - The writer is UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women In the year that has passed since the Taliban’s takeover in Afghanistan we have seen daily and continuous deterioration in the situation of Afghan women and girls. This has spanned every aspect of their human rights, from living standards to social and political status.

  2. The Hunger Factory (II): The Modern Horsemen of the Apocalypse

    - Inter Press Service

    MADRID, Aug 12 (IPS) - While often too quickly attributing -quasi exclusively- the world unprecedented hunger tragedy to the current proxy war in Ukraine, other major causes remain hidden in plain sight.

  3. ‘Aid Organizations Must Include the Youth Voice’ August 12, 2022—International Youth Day

    - Inter Press Service

    NEW YORK, Aug 12 (IPS) - Today marks International Youth Daya global celebration of the transformative power of young people. Introduced by the United Nations General Assembly in 1999, the event was inaugurated not only to observe the power of the youth voice, but to serve as a promise from those in power to activate the power of youth across the development sector.

  4. UN chief’s Youth Day message: People of all ages need to ‘join forces’ for a better world

    - UN News

    International Youth Day celebrates “the power of partnerships across generations,” the UN chief said in his message for the day.

  5. A Safe Haven for Ousted Political Leaders Escaping Executions and Hangings

    - Inter Press Service

    UNITED NATIONS, Aug 12 (IPS) - When world political leaders, mostly presidents and prime ministers, are ousted from power following military coups or street demonstrations, they flee to “safe havens” to avoid being jailed, executed by firing squads or hanged in public.

  6. After the storm: what an environmental tragedy can teach us about climate resilience and ecosystem restoration

    - UN News

    A tiny Caribbean Island known as 'the flower of the ocean' was decimated by Hurricane Iota in 2020. Although the loss of human life was minimal, the impact on precious ecosystems deeply changed the perspective of its inhabitants. Two years later, they’re still working to restore their environmental treasures and preparing for whatever curveballs climate change might throw at them next.

  7. The Hunger Factory (I): The Miracle of the Sudden Rise and Fall of Food Prices

    - Inter Press Service

    MADRID, Aug 11 (IPS) - The benchmark for world food commodity prices declined “significantly” in July, with major cereal and vegetable oil prices recording double-digit percentage declines.

  8. Tragic Irony of Hunger Deaths in Karamoja, Uganda Amidst Plenty of Climate Adaptation Technologies

    - Inter Press Service

    Kampala, Aug 11 (IPS) - Hundreds of people have died of famine in Uganda’s Karamoja region, and local leaders say that some people are now eating grass to survive.

  9. Young workers have been hit hardest by COVID fallout, says UN labour agency

    - UN News

    The number of young people globally who can’t find a job this year is set to reach 73 million – that’s a full six million more than before COVID-19 – the UN labour agency said on Thursday.

  10. Children affected by conflict cannot wait for their education

    - UN News

    From Ethiopia to Chad and Palestine, Education Cannot Wait (ECW), the UN’s fund for education in emergencies and protracted crises, is helping millions of boys and girls affected by conflict around the world to pursue their dreams.

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