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||Food is "key" for advancement of women||Women need to be food secure in order to advance and to tackle violence perpetrate against them. That's according to Chido Govera, a farmer, campaigner and educator from Zimbabwe who is teaching mushroom cultivation to hundreds of people in her country as well as in Tanzania, South Africa and the Congo. Ms Govera participated in [...]||4/17/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||News in Brief 17 April 2015 (PM)||US$30m requested for Palestinian refugee camp An immediate injection of US$30 million to provide life-sustaining assistance to civilians in the Yarmouk refugee camp is being requested by the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees (UNRWA). 18,000 people, including 3,500 children, are besieged in the camp south of the Syrian capital, Damascus, as fighting [...]||4/17/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
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||UN Daily News 17 April 2015||News and Features from United Nations Radio.||4/17/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||News in Brief 17 April 2015 (AM)||"Last mile" of Ebola "marathon" may be most difficult The "last mile" of what's been described by the UN Secretary-General as the Ebola disease "marathon" may be the most difficult. Speaking in Washington DC, Ban Ki-moon said it was crucial to strengthen surveillance, contact tracing and community engagement to ensure the deadly virus did [...]||4/17/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Thousands flee Burundi amid pre-election violence||Pre-election violence in Burundi has prompted thousands of people to flee into neighbouring Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Congo, the UN said Friday. United Nations refugee agency UNHCR said that mainly women and children had left the country in the run-up to voting. It said that in the last two weeks more than 8,000 Burundians [...]||4/17/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Mediterranean smugglers cram burn victims onto boat||Seventy people, many of them with severe burns, have been rescued in the Mediterranean Sea after apparently being forced onto a deflated dinghy by smugglers. The UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, said one of the migrants, who are mostly from Eritrea and Somalia, had died from burn injuries. So far in 2015, over 35,000 refugees and [...]||4/17/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Human rights likely to worsen in Ukraine||Breaches in a February ceasefire agreed between warring parties in Ukraine could worsen an already dire human rights situation, according to the UN. The eastern European country continues to be gripped by fighting between government and pro-Russian separatists which began in April 2014. Daniel Dickinson reports. In the past 12 months of fighting, the UN [...]||4/17/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||US$274m needed to help "ordinary families" survive Yemen conflict||An emergency UN appeal launched Friday for $274 million to help 7.5 million people directly affected by fighting in Yemen. The conflict now affects 18 of the country's 22 governorates and the UN's Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said that ordinary families are struggling to survive. Serious violations of human rights have [...]||4/17/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ideology of violent extremist offenders can be reversed in prisons||Prisons could be places where the ideology of violent extremists could be reversed, according to the UN Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI). During the 13th UN Congress on crime prevention and criminal justice underway in Doha, Qatar, UNICRI organized an event on the "rehabilitation of extremist offenders". Reem Abaza caught up with Joanne [...]||4/17/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
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