Monthly Archives: November 2014

Sania Mirza announced as UN Women Goodwill Ambassador for South Asia

UN Women Deputy Executive Director Lakshmi Puri with Sania Mirza (right), UN Women’s new Goodwill Ambassador for South Asia New Delhi — UN Women, the United Nations organization dedicated to gender equality and women’s empowerment, today announced the appointment of … Continue reading

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13 Somali men convicted of sex ring that involved abuse of teenage British girls

Victims as young as 13 were preyed upon, sexually abused and passed around in Bristol Thirteen Somali men have been convicted of running an inner city sex ring that involved the abuse, rape and prostitution of teenage British girls, it … Continue reading

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Kenyanka oo dalbanaya in joojiyo tacaddiyada ku saleeysan jinsiga

Iyaga oo ka caraysan weerarro xiriir ah oo dhawaan lagu qaaday haween sababta oo ah dharka ay xirnaayeen, ayay Kenyanku waxay ku baaqayaan tallaabooyin kuwii hore ka adag oo lagu joojiyo tacaddiyada ka dhanka ah jinsiga, kuwaa oo si kasta … Continue reading

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Ilwad Elman is appointed Youth Ambassador for Somalia on Sexual Violence in Conflict

“What can a small army of committed young people hope to accomplish for devastated women in the world’s most failed state, half a world away? Almost anything. The key to success? Empower dauntless local leaders and survivors to design and … Continue reading

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British Ambassador to Somalia Neil Wigan UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office By His Excellency Neil Wigan, UK Ambassador to Somalia Tuesday, November 25, 2014 Today we mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and start 16 … Continue reading

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One in three women have experienced physical or sexual violence from partner

More needs to be done to tackle endemic global violence against women, say papers published in the Lancet A clinic in Nepal teaching young women about sexual health. A series of papers by the Lancet says sexual and physical violence … Continue reading

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UN slams deadly terrorist attack on bus in northern Kenya

UNITED NATIONS,(Xinhua) — UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Saturday condemned a terrorist attack on a commuter bus in northern Kenya that left at least 28 people dead, hoping that “those responsible for today’s attack will be brought to justice swiftly.” … Continue reading

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