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Women in Argentine Slum Confront Violence Together — Global Issues

Women gather at the Punto Violeta, a center where different government agencies and social organisations seek to address the gender-based violence suffered by women in the Padre Mugica neighborhood, or Villa 31, a shantytown in Argentina’s capital city. CREDIT: Daniel Gutman/IPS by Daniel Gutman (buenos aires) Tuesday, October 04, 2022 Inter Press Service BUENOS AIRES, Oct […]

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Journalists, Under Threat, Need Safe Refuge Through Special Emergency Visas — Global Issues

A video journalist covers a news event. Credit Unsplash/Jovaughn Stephens Opinion by Gypsy Guillen Kaiser (new york) Tuesday, October 04, 2022 Inter Press Service NEW YORK, Oct 04 (IPS) – “This woman sitting next to me, Maria Ressa, is a Nobel laureate and a convicted criminal,” said barrister Amal Clooney, who co-leads the international legal team […]

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Migration becomes a trending topic at New York Fashion Week — Global Issues

It’s not quite rags to riches, but No Nation Fashion has come a long way from its beginnings in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2021, when it was launched as way for people in transit centres to improve their sewing skills. Those involved graduated from creating reusable masks, providing protection against COVID-19, to designing unique items […]

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UN chief condemns any attempt to seize power by the force of arms — Global Issues

Allegedly, Capt. Ibrahim Traore appeared on Friday on national television announcing that Lt. Col. Paul Henri Sandaogo Damiba, who overthrew the country’s democratically elected president in January, had been removed from power “after failing to end the terrorist violence” that has forced 2 million people to flee their homes. In a statement published by his […]

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Delivering justice for abused child brides in The Comoros — Global Issues

Tackling this scourge was the theme of a recent UN event held during the opening session of the General Assembly, at which senior officials called for measures to ensure that perpetrators are held accountable for their crimes. “I followed him into the house. I didn’t know he was going to rape me.” At just 13 […]

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Annexation of a States Territory is a Violation of the Charter & International Law, Warns UN Chief — Global Issues

Remarks to the Press by the Secretary-General of the United Nations on Russia’s decision to annex Ukrainian territory. Credit: UN Photo/Manuel Elías by Antonio Guterres (united nations) Friday, September 30, 2022 Inter Press Service UNITED NATIONS, Sep 30 (IPS) – The Kremlin has announced that a ceremony will take place Friday in Moscow that will launch […]

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Hard Hit By Climate Change, Villagers Raise a Forest on Their Own — Global Issues

The villagers work in a forest they planted to save themselves from the ravages of climate change. Credit: Umar Manzoor Shah/IPS by Umar Manzoor Shah Wednesday, September 28, 2022 Inter Press Service Sep 28 (IPS) – Some ten years ago, Sheemanto Chatri, a 39-year-old farmer hailing from India’s northeastern state of Meghalaya, was reeling with […]

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The Shadows of Society, or the New Light for the Future? — Global Issues

IPS youth thought leader trainees Minseung Kim (team leader), middle, Henry Cho, right, Dongjun Lee in the interview with Seong Hoon Kim, Senior Director, Platform Development Division of Korea Social Security Information Service. Opinion by Dongjun Lee – Henry Cho – Minseung Kim Wednesday, September 28, 2022 Inter Press Service Sep 28 (IPS) – Have […]

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We Need Urgent Commitment, Resources & Action to Tackle Hunger Crisis — Global Issues

Conversation at the UN General Assembly Side Event on Responding to the Urgent Humanitarian Needs in the Horn of Africa. Credit: Karelia Pallan/Oxfam Opinion by Abby Maxman (new york) Tuesday, September 27, 2022 Inter Press Service NEW YORK, Sep 27 (IPS) – Last week, as world leaders gathered in New York for the 77th United Nations […]

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Global Peace Education Day can Play a Pivotal Role in Transforming Education — Global Issues

Opinion by Anwarul K. Chowdhury (new york) Monday, September 26, 2022 Inter Press Service NEW YORK, Sep 26 (IPS) – Just a week ago, the international community commemorated the adoption of the United Nations Declaration and Programme of Action on a Culture of Peace, a monumental document that transcends boundaries, cultures, societies, and nations. That inspirational […]

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