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Human Rights Council holds second panel of its annual full-day discussion on the human rights of women, "COVID-19 and women's rights". Then holds interactive dialogue with the Commission of Inquiry on Burundi

The Human Rights Council this morning held the second panel of its annual full-day discussion on the human rights of women, which focused on the theme “COVID-19 and women's rights”. It also held an...

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3 things you need to know about adaptation and resilience

One of the most powerful cyclones to hit the coast of Africa devastated the city of Beira, Mozambique, in March 2019. Cyclone Idai brought damaging winds, torrential rain, and claimed hundreds of...

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Detained Children Left Out of Covid-19 Response

Step Up Releases from Jails, Prisons (New York) -- Many governments are not addressing the safety of detained children in their Covid-19 response, Human Rights Watch said today. Available data...

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WFP Indonesia Country Brief, February 2020

Highlights On 18 February, the Ministry of Development Planning hosted a consultation forum with partner ministries on the outline of the upcoming WFP Indonesia Country Strategic Plan 2021-2025. At...

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Asia: Reduce Prison Populations Facing COVID-19

Overcrowding, Unsanitary Conditions Threaten Catastrophe (New York) – Asia’s overcrowded and unsanitary prisons, jails, and detention centers are at grave risk of COVID-19 outbreaks that threaten the...

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How Save the Children is using self-learning digital content to provide educational opportunities to young Bangladeshi and Rohingya girls in the world’s largest refugee camp

"I was heartbroken when I saw my friends studying, whereas I did not have any option to continue my study. At that moment, I had a feeling that I may not be able to [participate in] any educational...

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