Trafficking in children on the increase, according to latest UNODC Report

The Global Report 2014 highlights the role of organized crime in trafficking in persons. The worldwide response to trafficking in persons is also a focus of this edition of the Report.


The risk of denying women a voice in determining Afghanistan's future

Afghan women are consistently excluded from Afghanistan’s peace negotiations, Oxfam said. Unless this discrimination is reversed, the country's development will be compromised.

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Morocco flash flood leaves dozens dead

Flash flooding in southern Morocco has reportedly killed at least 30 people, with many others still missing. Roads and highways were blocked off, making it hard for emergency crew to reach people.

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Latest humanitarian snapshot highlights earthquakes in China and Japan

Five people were killed and 54 others injured after a 6.3-magnitude earthquake in China's Sichuan Province, about 79,500 people have been affected

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