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18Mar 2017
By Guardian Reporter
The Guardian

A view of the General Assembly Hall during the opening meeting of the sixty-first session of the Commission on Stats of Women (CSW). Credit: UN Photo/Rick Bajornas

Increasing travel restrictions have prevented delegates from attending this year’s UN Commission...

18Mar 2017
By Guardian Reporter
The Guardian

Lenny N. Rosalin, Deputy Minister for Child Growth and Development of Indonesia’s Ministry of Women’s Empowerment and Child Protection. Credit: Kanis Dursin/IPS

The Indonesian government is tapping children as advocates against child marriage in this...

18Mar 2017
By Guardian Reporter
The Guardian

Snow falls outside of the UN headquarters Secretariat building in New York.

In the midst of responding to the worst humanitarian crisis since records began, the UN is now...

17Mar 2017
The Guardian Reporter
The Guardian

One family fled home with four chickens and four ducks - their most treasured possessions.

A thin, dark column of figures winds across the barren hills on the outskirts of west Mosul,...

17Mar 2017
The Guardian Reporter
The Guardian

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director of UN Women with actress Patricia Arquette.

A new UN initiative launched this week calls the women’s pay gap, which sees women paid 23...

17Mar 2017
The Guardian Reporter
The Guardian

Surgeons at Hubert Kairuki Memorial Hospital in Dar es Salaam performing surgery.

UNLIKE other corporate officials who are eager to travel and enjoy spending funds for market...

16Mar 2017
The Guardian Reporter
The Guardian

An anti-xenophobia march in Durban on 16 April 2015. ‘Until 1994’s elections, black South Africans were not citizens of South Africa, but of ‘Homelands’ or ‘Bantustans’.’

In 1994 Shoshozola became the unofficial anthem of South Africa’s “miracle” transition into...

16Mar 2017
The Guardian Reporter
The Guardian

People wait for food and water in eastern Ethiopia, 28 January. Drought has left 5.6 million people in the country in urgent need of assistance.

A major appeal was launched yesterday to help more than 16 million people facing hunger in east...

16Mar 2017
The Guardian Reporter
The Guardian

German Chancellor Angela Merkel greets the chairwoman of the African Union Commission Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma before the beginning of the outreach conference at Elmau Castle in Elmau, Germany, 08 June 2015.

The imminent meeting between Donald Trump and Angela Merkel, the public discussion of Nkosazana...

15Mar 2017
Muharram Macatta
The Guardian

Technology transfer provides opportunities for enterprises.

The economy industrializes. Birth rates fall as citizens gain better access to birth control and...

14Mar 2017
Edward Qorro
The Guardian

The JUHIBEKO on alert, ready to comb through the Kolo hills.

SOFIA Hussein is unable to recall the date but what she suffered on that night is still etched...

14Mar 2017
The Guardian Reporter
The Guardian

Youth working on laptop computers at K Lab (Knowledge Lab), an open technology hub in Kigali, Rwanda.

Somewhere between the equator and the Kenyan town of Nanyuki, five students sit inside a...

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