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UN Human Rights session: Australia called upon by nations over child imprisonment high rate

UN Human Rights session: Australia called upon by nations over child imprisonment high rate

On Wednesday, during the UN Human Rights session in Geneva, Australia was seen at the centre of international criticism and rebuke. Global pressure was experienced by the ‘country down under’ to raise age limit for…

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Anti-terrorism law in Philippines: UN offers help to ensure human rights compliance

Anti-terrorism law in Philippines: UN offers help to ensure human rights compliance

Philippines’ controversial Anti-Terrorism law has been making uproar among the human rights groups and activists in the country as well as internationally. To combat this, United Nations has offered help to Philippines to ensure that…

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Twitter launches custom emojis in support of women rights and raise awareness against domestic violence

Twitter launches custom emojis in support of women rights and raise awareness against domestic violence

Twitter has been actively trying to curb fake news spreading over the internet through tightened regulations on its platform. But this isn’t the only social issue that has garnered the attention of most popular social…

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Nearly half of global workforce at risk of job losses: WHO

Nearly half of global workforce at risk of job losses: WHO

Coronavirus pandemic has imposed unprecedented socio-economic challenges on the lives of millions of people across the world. In a recent joint statement, a group of leading UN agencies including, the International Labour Organization (ILO), Food…

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COVID-19: British Embassy partners with UN to strengthen Kosovo’s healthcare, education sector

COVID-19: British Embassy partners with UN to strengthen Kosovo’s healthcare, education sector

The British Embassy in Pristina has partnered with the United Nations to launch an initiative in Kosovo with the aim of boosting the health and education sector in the country in the aftermath of the…

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Horrific abuse of Human Rights – Nigerian worker burned alive in Libya

Horrific abuse of Human Rights – Nigerian worker burned alive in Libya

Human rights of foreign workers are facing an existential crisis in Libya. In a new incident in series of attacks against workers in Libya, the north African country, three men stormed into a Tripoli factory…

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The UN calls on Europe to give priority to the human rights of migrants and refugees

The UN calls on Europe to give priority to the human rights of migrants and refugees

The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights called for urgent action to address the dire situation of migrants trying to cross the central Mediterranean and the shocking conditions they face in Libya…

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UNDP honours Sonu Sood for helping millions of migrant, students and helpless during pandemic lockdown

UNDP honours Sonu Sood for helping millions of migrant, students and helpless during pandemic lockdown

As the coronavirus pandemic hit India, the government announced strict implementation of lockdown, shutting down all business activities, institutions and means of transportation in March. It left many stranded away from home, with nowhere to…

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Indian Embassy: India provides INR 96 crore as post-earthquake assistance to Nepal

Indian Embassy: India provides INR 96 crore as post-earthquake assistance to Nepal

The Deputy Chief of Mission at Indian Embassy, Namgyal Khampa handed over a cheque of INR 96 crore or 1.54 billion Nepalese Rupees to Shishir Kumar Dhungana, Secretary at Nepal’s Ministry of Finance. The Indian…

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UN migration official calls out on Bosnia authorities who are exposing migrants to suffering

UN migration official calls out on Bosnia authorities who are exposing migrants to suffering

 A UN migration official on Thursday called on the Bosnian authorities for leaving out the migrants in the country unattended and neglected. With approaching harsh weather conditions in the country, the conditions of migrants who…

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