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  1. International Women’s Day, 2024; Support the Women and Girls Fighting for Rights

    - Inter Press Service

    GENEVA, Switzerland, Mar 01 (IPS) - This International Women’s Day (March 8) comes at a fiercely challenging moment. We can find inspiration, and hope, however, in the women and girls around the world who, often at great risk, are leading the fight for rights for everyone.

  2. Guterres urges support for Haiti in remarks to regional leaders

    - UN News

    UN Secretary-General António Guterres appealed on Friday for greater support for an international mission to help Haiti combat rampant gang violence in remarks to regional leaders meeting in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.

  3. UNHCR assists thousands fleeing armed group violence in northern Mozambique

    - UN News

    The UN refugee agency, UNHCR, has voiced deep concern over the escalating humanitarian crisis in the restive Cabo Delgado province in northern Mozambique following a recent surge in violence and attacks by armed groups.

  4. World News in Brief: Another month of extreme heat, Sudan exodus continues into Chad, Zero Discrimination Day

    - UN News

    February saw more extreme heat and unusually high temperatures in both hemispheres, the UN weather agency (WMO) said on Friday.

  5. Myanmar: Unbearable levels of suffering and cruelty

    - UN News

    The crisis in Myanmar is a “never-ending nightmare” for the country’s people happening far away from the international spotlight, UN rights chief Volker Türk told the Human Rights Council on Friday.

  6. Gaza: Worst famine fears realised as 10th child reportedly ‘starves to death’

    - UN News

    Repeated warnings from humanitarians over desperate food insecurity and imminent famine in Gaza came into focus on Friday amid reports from the enclave’s authorities that a tenth child had died from malnutrition and dehydration.

  7. Turkey Keeps Bombing Civilians in Syria’s Northeast

    - Inter Press Service

    QAMISHLI, Syria, Feb 29 (IPS) - The Ramsys, a farming couple from northeast Syria, never thought they'd spend almost all their savings on solar panels. “We’ve paid 1,700 USD. We simply couldn't cope with darkness and being disconnected from the outside world,” Najma Ramsy tells IPS from her residence in Keshka, a small Kurdish village 70 km east of Qamishli.

  8. Bearing Witness: No Safety for Children in Gaza

    - Inter Press Service

    GAZA STRIP, Feb 29 (IPS) - Nothing could prepare me for my recently concluded mission into the Gaza Strip, where children face catastrophic conditions.

    In my twenty years with UNICEF, traveling from one humanitarian crisis to the next – from famines to floods and war zones to refugee camps – I’ve simply never seen such devastation and despair as is happening in Gaza.

  9. UN chief appalled by ‘tragic human toll’ of Gaza war

    - UN News

    The UN Secretary-General said on Thursday he was “appalled by the tragic human toll of the conflict in Gaza” where more than 30,000 people have now reportedly been killed and over 70,000 injured.

  10. UN chief ‘committed’ to Sudan as mission ends

    - UN News

    António Guterres expressed his strong commitment to the people of Sudan on Thursday as the UN assistance mission based there comes to an end, in line with a Security Council resolution ending its mandate.

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