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24 Nov 2014 description

24 November 2014 - The 2014 Global Report on Trafficking in Persons released today in Vienna and in various UNODC field office locations across the world shows that one in three known victims of human trafficking is a child - a 5 per cent increase compared to the 2007-2010 period. Girls make up 2 out of every 3 child victims, and together with women, account for 70 per cent of overall trafficking victims worldwide.

24 Nov 2014 description
Hoa - version 1
Technical Annex - version 1

The activities proposed hereafter are still subject to the adoption of the financing decision ECHO/WWD/BUD/2015/01000

AMOUNT: EUR 77 000 000

24 Nov 2014 description

El presidente Otto Pérez Molina, en una visita de trabajo al municipio de Ciudad Vieja, departamento de Sacatepéquez, encabezó el acto de la tercera entrega en el año de Mi Bono Seguro, que beneficia a ocho mil 251 familias de la región. En la actividad, realizada este sábado en Ciudad Vieja, el mandatario expresó su confianza en que las madres de familia beneficiadas darán buen uso a esta ayuda económica de los programas sociales del gobierno.

24 Nov 2014 description

El presidente Otto Pérez Molina supervisó la entrega de Mi Bono Seguro que beneficia a seis mil 358 madres de familia y la entrega de raciones de alimento a las familias afectadas por la sequía, como parte de las actividades de una gira de trabajo por el departamento de Jutiapa. El mandatario, acompañado de funcionarios y autoridades locales, encabezó este sábado un acto en el parque central de Jutiapa de las acciones sociales del gobierno que favorecen a la población más necesitada.

24 Nov 2014 description

El presidente Otto Pérez Molina efectuó una gira de trabajo por Baja Verapaz, en la que encabezó la entrega de Mi Bono Seguro para un total de 17.156 madres de familia del departamento. La actividad se realizó en el municipio de Cubulco, donde supervisó la tercera entrega de la boleta que acredita la transferencia monetaria condicionada del programa a 3.438 usuarias en situación de pobreza y pobreza extrema de este poblado.

24 Nov 2014 description

In a graduation Ceremony Swedish Committee for Afghanistan certified 21 new midwifes on successful completion of two years midwifery education in Samangan. New midwifes were swearing the oath of loyalty to the midwifery profession and providing qualitative and equal health services to women. This was the fourth batch of graduated midwifes in Samangan province.

24 Nov 2014 description
report UN Women

Because the risk of violence against women and girls increases in the aftermath of a disaster, UN Women is supporting training for first responders and disaster-risk-reduction planners in Fiji to prevent, recognize and address violence in emergencies across the Pacific.

Date : 20 November 2014

24 Nov 2014 description
report UN Women

UN Women is working with the Attorney General’s Office in Palestine on a human-rights-based approach to handling cases of domestic and gender-based violence, by training public prosecutors in line with international standards and supporting the development of special operating procedures.

When Zahara* divorced her second husband her family locked her in an abandoned house for more than four years before police, acting on anonymous information, found and freed her.

24 Nov 2014 description

EFICOR with its dedicated team reached 13741 households in Jammu & Kashmir that was devastated by one of the worst floods in 106 years. Access to local communities has been major bottleneck so the team used different modes of transportation to reach the affected places. Trucks helped in wading across the water logged areas in some places and whereas in other places boats were used to reach places situated on the banks of lakes and river Jhelum.

24 Nov 2014 description
report Miraya FM

In the latest report, a woman was reportedly raped by unknown gunmen in Rumbek Central County.

Deputy Governor, Santo Domic Chol says in a separate incident, another lady was struck on the head with an iron bar.

24 Nov 2014 description
report Invisible Children

On the morning of November 21st, a 30-year-old South Sudanese man returned from LRA captivity with a 16-year-old Central African girl in Obo, Central African Republic (CAR). The young girl was reportedly abducted three years ago in Bakouma, CAR while the man was abducted near Juba, South Sudan.

24 Nov 2014 description
report Oxfam

Afghan women frozen out of peace talks, in danger of losing gains made since fall of the Taliban

Afghan women are consistently excluded from Afghanistan’s peace negotiations and formal talks about the country’s future, international agency Oxfam said today. Unless this discrimination is reversed, peace will be unsustainable, Afghanistan’s development will be compromised, and enormous human rights gains made since the fall of the Taliban will remain under threat.

23 Nov 2014 description
report Radio Dabanga

DOBO EL OMDA (23 Nov.) - Three militiamen raped two women south-east of Dobo El Omda in East Jebel Marra on Friday afternoon.

A relative of the victims told Radio Dabanga that the incident occurred when the women were coming from El Falluja area, where they had went to grind grains and buy sugar.

“Three pro-government militiamen riding on camels crossed their path on their way home, threatened them, and then raped them,” the listener said. The women are 22 and 27 years old.

23 Nov 2014 description

L’atelier de renforcement des capacités sur le leadership féminin organisé par la composante de la police (UNPOL) de l’Opération des Nations Unies en Côte d’Ivoire (ONUCI) avec l’appui du Programme des Nations Unies pour le Développement-PNUD et Direction Générale de la Police Nationale-DGPN au profit de 20 femmes Commissaires et cadres de la Police Nationale de Côte d’Ivoire, s’est achevé jeudi 20 novembre à Grand-Bassam après trois jours de travaux.

23 Nov 2014 description
report UN News Service

21 novembre 2014 – Le gouvernement du Niger a pris des mesures significatives pour éradiquer l'esclavage et les pratiques analogues à l'esclavage, mais de nombreux défis restent à relever, a dit vendredi la Rapporteuse spéciale des Nations Unies, Urmila Bhoola, au terme de sa première mission dans ce pays.

23 Nov 2014 description

HIGHLIGHTS

 The number of new arrivals from Syria to Jordan has significantly decreased since 25 September, with no entries through informal border crossings registered by UNHCR since 1 November. Between 3,000 and 4,000 Syrian refugees are reportedly camped at the berm near the border at Rukban and Hadalat in north-eastern Jordan. UNHCR continues to advocate with authorities for access to the territory.

23 Nov 2014 description

El Fasher, 22 November 2014 – More than 140 women representing the five states of Darfur participated in a Global Open Day forum on the UN Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325 organized by the African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) in El Fasher, North Darfur. The event that took place on 20 November 2014 was held under the theme “Women count for peace.”

23 Nov 2014 description
report SUDO (UK)

15th November 2014

KALMA IPD camp south Darfur