#UN

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

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

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|April 29, 2019

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

  • Article: Angelina Jolie Urges UN To Act On War Zone Sexual Violence

    Angelina Jolie Urges UN To Act On War Zone Sexual Violence

    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

    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

  • Article: UN Launches $282 Million Appeal for Mozambique Cyclone Relief

    UN Launches $282 Million Appeal for Mozambique Cyclone Relief

    From Voice of America|March 26, 2019

    Funds will be used for health, water, sanitation, hygiene and food security. Read more

  • Article: These Are the 10 Happiest Countries in the World

    These Are the 10 Happiest Countries in the World

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Jerica Deck|March 20, 2019

    The least happy countries have higher rates of poverty. Read more

  • Article: If You Use Natural Resources Like There's 'No Tomorrow,' There May Not Be One, UN Says

    If You Use Natural Resources Like There's 'No Tomorrow,' There May Not Be One, UN Says

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|March 13, 2019

    Surging consumption of natural resources accounts for half of the world's planet-heating emissions. Read more

  • Article: Outbreak of Fall Armyworm Threatens Zimbabwe's Food Security: UN

    Outbreak of Fall Armyworm Threatens Zimbabwe's Food Security: UN

    From Voice of America|March 8, 2019

    More than 5 million people in Zimbabwe are already in need of food assistance. Read more

  • Article: Nearly Half a Million Children Aren't in School in Africa's Sahel Region

    Nearly Half a Million Children Aren't in School in Africa's Sahel Region

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Feb. 28, 2019

    Almost 2,000 schools have been closed in Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger. Read more