#United Nations

  • Article: The World Is Dragging Its Feet in Achieving the Global Goals, Says Former UNDP Chief
    Citizenship

    The World Is Dragging Its Feet in Achieving the Global Goals, Says Former UNDP Chief

    Jan. 18, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "There has been ... a lot of lip service but not enough action." Read more

  • Article: One-Third of UN Workers Have Been Sexually Harassed, Report Says
    Girls & Women

    One-Third of UN Workers Have Been Sexually Harassed, Report Says

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Sophie Maes|Jan. 17, 2019

    "We still have a long way to go." Read more

  • Article: UN Reached 9.5 Million Yemenis With Food in December
    Food & Hunger

    UN Reached 9.5 Million Yemenis With Food in December

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 15, 2019

    “For every child killed by bombs and bullets, dozens are starving to death. Read more

  • Article: Yemen Port City Ceasefire Could Ease Starvation for Millions
    Food & Hunger

    Yemen Port City Ceasefire Could Ease Starvation for Millions

    By Joe McCarthy|Dec. 14, 2018

    “There is no excuse for international inaction now, and this fragile moment must be protected.” Read more

  • Article: Indian Girl Asks the Police to Arrest Her Father for Not Building a Toilet and Sparks a Movement
    Water & Sanitation

    Indian Girl Asks the Police to Arrest Her Father for Not Building a Toilet and Sparks a Movement

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Dec. 12, 2018

    "I was ashamed to go outside and I felt bad when people looked at me.” Read more

  • Article: $2.6 Trillion Is Lost to Corruption Every Year — And It Hurts the Poor the Most
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    $2.6 Trillion Is Lost to Corruption Every Year — And It Hurts the Poor the Most

    By Joe McCarthy|Dec. 11, 2018

    “I call on leaders everywhere to listen.” Read more

  • Article: 5 Ways You Can Take Action on Human Rights Day
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    5 Ways You Can Take Action on Human Rights Day

    By Joe McCarthy|Dec. 10, 2018

    “We are born ‘free and equal,’ but millions of people on this planet do not stay free and equal.” Read more

  • Article: Amnesty International Strips Myanmar Leader of Human Rights Award
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    Amnesty International Strips Myanmar Leader of Human Rights Award

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 13, 2018

    “We will continue to fight for justice and human rights in Myanmar.” Read more