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||Silence broken over violence against women in India||The silence has been broken in India over the issue of violence against women, but much more needs to be done to promote gender equality; that's according to the director of a women's rights organization in the country. Suneeta Dhar is the Director of Jagori, a group based in New Delhi which is empowering rural [...]||4/1/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||"Call to action" to employ people with autism||The UN is launching an employment "call to action", inviting businesses to make concrete commitments to employ people with autism. The UN Secretary-General made the announcement on the occasion of World Autism Awareness Day, marked every year on 2 April. Autism is a lifelong developmental disability that results from a neurological disorder affecting the functioning [...]||4/1/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||"Race against time" to preposition food stocks in South Sudan||The rainy season seems to have come early this year in South Sudan prompting what has been described as "a race against time" to preposition food for the people in need. Hundreds of thousands of people have been displaced by the conflict that started in December 2013 between government and opposition forces in the new [...]||4/1/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||News in Brief 01 April 2015 (PM)||"Extreme" concern for refugees in Yarmouk due to "fierce fighting" The UN Agency for Palestinian Refugees (UNRWA) says it is extremely concerned about the safety and protection of Syrian and Palestinian civilians in the Yarmouk refugee camp in Damascus. UNRWA reports that since Wednesday afternoon, intensive armed conflict has been ongoing between armed groups present [...]||4/1/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
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||News in Brief 01 April 2015 (AM)||UNICEF on standby as Philippines prepares for Typhoon Maysak The UN Children's Fund says it's ready to support the government of the Philippines as it braces for Super Typhoon Maysak which is expected to hit the country on Thursday. The typhoon, known locally as Chedeng, is reported to be on a course that indicates a [...]||4/1/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Project to restore food security begins in northern Mali||A project to restore the livelihoods of households in northern Mali is being implemented by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) with the Government of the country. FAO says agriculture in parts of Mali, particularly the north, has been seriously affected in recent years by civil strife and climate change. The US$5 million project [...]||4/1/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Iraqi forces' victory in Tikrit is welcomed by UN||The victories of the Iraqi Security Forces in liberating the town of Tikrit have been welcomed by the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Iraq. Ján Kubiš adds that it is imperative to immediately provide the much needed humanitarian assistance to the thousands of people who have been displaced by the conflict. The [...]||4/1/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Palestine welcomed to International Criminal Court||Palestine was on Wednesday formally welcomed as the 123rd member of the International Criminal Court (ICC). At a ceremony in The Hague, The Netherlands, where the Court is based, the Foreign Minister of Palestine Dr Riad Al-Malki, was presented by the ICC Second Vice President with a special edition of the Rome Statute. The statute, [...]||4/1/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
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