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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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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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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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China’s Xi makes first public appearance after ‘coup’ rumours | Xi Jinping News

Rumours of ‘house arrest’ put to rest as President Xi Jinping attends exhibition in Beijing, before the governing Communist Party summit. Chinese President Xi Jinping visited an exhibition in Beijing on Tuesday, according to state television, in his first public appearance since returning to China from an official trip to Central Asia in mid-September – […]

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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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UN and Partners Called to Act Urgently with Education in Emergencies at Education Summit — Global Issues

Aisha Khurram, a youth advocate from Afghanistan, told the Transforming Education Summit that despite suicide bombings and terrorist attacks, she continued her education. She reminded delegates that education was important as food, water, and shelter to young people. by Naureen Hossain (united nations) Sunday, September 18, 2022 Inter Press Service United Nations, Sep 18 (IPS) – […]

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Rwanda’s consensual democracy needs a reset | Human Rights

In the late 1990s, several years after the genocide against Rwanda’s Tutsi community, the country’s new rulers – the Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF) – held a national dialogue to decide on the form of governance the East African nation should adopt. “Consensual democracy” was chosen as the best option for Rwanda to accelerate development and […]

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An Unsealed Indictment of Trumps Crimes Against Migrant Families — Global Issues

Katy Rodríguez (R) and her son (in his father’s arms) when they were reunited after leaving the Migrant Assistance Centre in San Salvador following their deportation. Like thousands of other families, mother and son were separated for four months after entering the United States without the proper documents. Credit: Edgardo Ayala/IPS by Peter Costantini (seattle, usa) […]

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