Our time is now—our rights, our future In 2022, we commemorate the 10th anniversary of the International Day of the Girl (IDG). In these last 10 years, there has been increased attention on issues that matter to girls amongst governments, policymakers and the general public, and more opportunities for girls to have their voices heard […]
© Karl Bouro Yessie Mosby, one of the Torres Straits Eight climate activists, speaking at the Sydney Biennale. Facebook Twitter Print Email 23 September 2022Human Rights The UN Human Rights Committee found on Friday that Australia’s failure to adequately protect indigenous Torres Islanders against climate change impacts, has violated their rights to enjoy their culture, free from “arbitrary interference” with […]
The number of people affected by hunger globally rose to as many as 828 million in 2021, according to a new UN report that provides fresh evidence that the world is moving in reverse, away from the Sustainable Development Goal of ending hunger, food insecurity and malnutrition in all its forms, by 2030, when the SDGs […]
WHO A health worker in Motema Pembe area prepares for a household decontamination in Mbandaka, Democratic Republic of the Congo. 4 July 2022 Health The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has declared the end of its 14th Ebola outbreak after less than three months, the UN World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday. There were […]
© UNICEF/Aleksey Filippov Alina and Artem, who are both aged nine and from the northeastern city of Kharkiv in Ukraine, sit on a makeshift sofa in the underground car park which serves as a bomb shelter. 21 June 2022 Peace and Security The UN Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide briefed the Security Council on Tuesday, reinforcing concerns already […]
The Afghanistan people are experiencing some of “the darkest moments” in a generation the UN human rights chief told Human Rights Council on Wednesday.