#UN

  • Article: The UN Now Has an Ebola Chief to Help Fight the Congo's Deadly Outbreak
    Health

    The UN Now Has an Ebola Chief to Help Fight the Congo's Deadly Outbreak

    By Leah Rodriguez|May 24, 2019

    Someone needs to oversee the security and political obstacles preventing treatment. Read more

  • Article: Poverty in Britain Is 'Systematic' With 'Tragic Consequences': UN Expert
    Citizenship

    Poverty in Britain Is 'Systematic' With 'Tragic Consequences': UN Expert

    By James Hitchings-Hales|May 23, 2019

    The report says the UK's poorest people face lives that are “nasty, brutish, and short.” Read more

  • Article: Britain Just Appointed Its First Human Rights Ambassador
    Citizenship

    Britain Just Appointed Its First Human Rights Ambassador

    May 22, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Rita French will be based in Geneva and will focus on issues including media freedom and slavery. Read more

  • Article: UN May Suspend Aid to Yemen After Rebels Steal Food Donations
    Food & Hunger

    UN May Suspend Aid to Yemen After Rebels Steal Food Donations

    By Gabrielle Deonath|May 21, 2019

    With food aid not reaching Yemen’s needy, the UN threatens to pull out of rebel-controlled areas. Read more

  • Article: North Korea Cuts Food Rations to Just 11 Ounces Per Day
    Food & Hunger

    North Korea Cuts Food Rations to Just 11 Ounces Per Day

    By Joe McCarthy|May 3, 2019

    More than 10.1 million people face severe food insecurity. Read more

  • Article: UN to Investigate Reports of Cyclone Idai Survivors Asked to Trade Sex for Food
    Food & Hunger

    UN to Investigate Reports of Cyclone Idai Survivors Asked to Trade Sex for Food

    April 29, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Women say local leaders demanded sex in exchange for food aid. Read more

  • Article: Angelina Jolie Urges UN to Hold Those Who Use Rape as a Weapon of War Accountable
    Girls & Women

    Angelina Jolie Urges UN to Hold Those Who Use Rape as a Weapon of War Accountable

    By Daniele Selby|April 23, 2019

    The actress and humanitarian penned a powerful op-ed to the UN as it considers a new resolution. Read more

  • Article: Angelina Jolie Says Gender Equality Is the Secret to World Peace
    Girls & Women

    Angelina Jolie Says Gender Equality Is the Secret to World Peace

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Leah Rodriguez|April 1, 2019

    “We are all partners in this life.” Read more