Any compromise on women’s rights in a peace deal between the Afghan government and the Taliban would betray two decades of hard-won progress for Afghan women, said Amnesty International.
Opening the meeting, Jacqueline Mikolo, chair of the Seventieth Regional Committee, called for increased high-level political commitment, solidarity and information-sharing in battle against COVID-19.
UNHCR and its partners have been able to deliver and distribute aid, including food, to more people. But the humanitarian response continues to face logistical challenges and remains overstretched.
A lethal mix of confinement, deepening poverty and economic duress is unleashing a renewed wave of violence against refugee, displaced and stateless women and girls, UNHCR warns today.
The warring parties in Tigray are urged to give clear and unambiguous orders to their forces to take constant care to spare – and protect – the civilian population from the effect of the hostilities
The agreement focuses on reaching missed communities in humanitarian and emergency settings with vaccination and support routine immunization through engagement in primary healthcare systems.
A recent shift of winds has pushed the insects into southern Somalia, threatening a potential re-invasion into northern Kenya. Mature locusts have been sighted in Southwest State and Jubaland.
The number of children living in conflict zones has been increasing since 2000. In 2019, Africa was the world region with the highest number of children living in conflict zones (179 million).
We don’t usually report back on ReliefWeb’s six-month performance indicators, but then again, these are not normal times. Thanks to the flood of information surrounding COVID-19 and the number of sources producing reports, analyses, infographics, manuals and guidelines, we have been inundated over the first six months of the year, with June proving to be the busiest time in terms of volume, even...