#UN

  • Article: ​These 2 Things Are Key to Solving the Food Crisis: UN
    Food & Hunger

    ​These 2 Things Are Key to Solving the Food Crisis: UN

    May 17, 2018|Voice of America

    The food crisis is getting worse, but actions can be taken to avoid future disasters. Read more

  • Article: 400,000 Children Are Close to Dying of Hunger in the Congo, UNICEF Says
    Food & Hunger

    400,000 Children Are Close to Dying of Hunger in the Congo, UNICEF Says

    By Imogen Calderwood|May 11, 2018

    It’s due to a “perfect storm of poverty, deprivation, and conflict.” Read more

  • Article: Climate Change Will Destabilize the Planet Without More Funding, UN Expert Says
    Environment

    Climate Change Will Destabilize the Planet Without More Funding, UN Expert Says

    May 3, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "We are talking in millions and billions of dollars when we should be speaking in trillions." Read more

  • Article: Palestinian Refugees Trapped in Syria Are Running Out of Food and Medicine
    Food & Hunger

    Palestinian Refugees Trapped in Syria Are Running Out of Food and Medicine

    April 19, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The situation is rapidly deteriorating, the UN said. Read more

  • Article: In Syria’s Civil War, Rape Has Been Used As a Weapon Against Men, Women, and Children
    Citizenship

    In Syria’s Civil War, Rape Has Been Used As a Weapon Against Men, Women, and Children

    By Daniele Selby|March 15, 2018

    Rape and sexual violence have been used to extract confessions and information from victims. Read more

  • Article: UK Government Under Fire for Failing to Donate to Fund for UN Sex Abuse Victims
    Girls & Women

    UK Government Under Fire for Failing to Donate to Fund for UN Sex Abuse Victims

    By Imogen Calderwood|March 14, 2018

    Mothers of 11 “peacekeeper babies” in Haiti are struggling to feed their children, say lawyers. Read more

  • Article: Syrian Refugee Women Are Being Forced to Trade Sex for Aid: Report
    Girls & Women

    Syrian Refugee Women Are Being Forced to Trade Sex for Aid: Report

    By Phineas Rueckert|Feb. 28, 2018

    The UN has a zero tolerance policy for gender-based violence. Read more

  • Article: These European Cities Will Be Worse Hit by Climate Change Flooding, Heatwaves, and Drought
    Environment

    These European Cities Will Be Worse Hit by Climate Change Flooding, Heatwaves, and Drought

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 21, 2018

    In the first study of its kind, scientists analysed 571 cities across Europe. Read more