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Rights of Afghan women, girls under attack: UN

Kabul: The UN Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) has said that the rights of Afghan women and girls are "under attack" and...

KTR questions UN over Afghan crisis

Hyderabad: Expressing concern over the crisis in Afghanistan, Industries Minister KT Rama Rao questioned the United Nations over its lack of intervention. The Minister tweeted:...

UN aiding Palestinians amid escalating violence

The North Gaza Seawater Desalination Plant, serving more than 250,000 people, is still not operating due to the risk to workers and a damaged electrical supply line, the humanitarians said

Millennials, Gen Z are more sustainability-oriented: Study

In a study questioning both commitments to sustainable behaviours and willingness to trade better pay to work for a more sustainability-minded company, the surveyed young adults in Japan made their preferences clear.

‘India has provided more vaccine globally than inoculating own citizens’

Addressing the General Assembly on Friday, he said: "India will not only be vaccinating 300 million of its own frontline workers over the next six months but in the process has also supplied vaccines to over 70 nations.

NDRF to get UN recognition

The authorisation will be done by the Switzerland-headquartered INSARAG (or the International Search and Rescue Advisory Group)

5 million Yemenis one step away from famine in 2021: UN

According to the UN organization, Yemen remains the worst humanitarian crisis in the world.

UN raises $370 million for 2021 emergency fund

Created in 2005, the fund "has helped millions of people get food, health care, shelter and protection this year," the under-secretary-general for humanitarian affairs, Mark Lowcock said.

Covid-19 could result in more HIV cases, AIDS-related deaths: UN

In the report titled "Prevailing against pandemics by putting people at the center", UNAIDS has warned that the global AIDS response was off track even before the pandemic.

US official says UN has ‘lack of curiosity’ on Xinjiang

The UN is “failing to speak out about the situation in Xinjiang, failing to demand access in a meaningful way and to investigate these very serious and credible allegations.”

UN, World Bank urge school openings amid pandemic

"We don't need to look far to see the devastation the pandemic has caused to children's learning across the world,"

UN scraps in-person meetings after Covid outbreak

"The UN medical service recommended the cancellation pending contact tracing of the sick people, the president of the UN General Assembly, Volkan Bozkir of Turkey."

COVID-19 to push 150-175 mn more people into extreme poverty: UN

Environmental sustainability and social justice must be considered prerequisites for shaping the economic recovery that countries envision.

One in six children living in extreme poverty, figure set to rise during pandemic: UN

Although children make up around a third of the global population, around half of the extreme poor are children.

Oxfam says international response to famine ‘dangerously inadequate’

"The international community's response to global food insecurity has been dangerously inadequate."

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