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The International Criminal Court has just issued arrest warrants for Russian President Vladimir Putin and Maria Lvova-Belova, Russia’s children’s rights commissioner, for the alleged crime of unlawfully deporting and transferring Ukrainian children from the occupied territories of the country to …

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Recently, I attended a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the Equal Rights Amendment, or ERA. It is the first such hearing in the United States Senate since 1984, and this year marks the 100th anniversary since the ERA was introduced …

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For decades the United States, the primary architect of international drug control policy, led the global fight against illicit drugs, exercising its influence through the Vienna-based Commission on Narcotic Drugs, a governing body that provides guidance to the United Nations …

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Iran’s crackdown on women’s rights protests that erupted in September, and the Taliban recently banning women from working in nongovernmental organizations or from attending university have served as a reminder of how fast women’s rights are sliding back in the …

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Just because it was International Women’s Day on March 8, we focus on women all week! Why not? You are reading This Week @UN, summarizing the most pressing issues before the organization. The information is culled from UN press briefings, …

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Although nobody knows exactly what a feminist foreign policy should look like, numerous countries continue to adopt the banner ever since it originated in Sweden, in 2014, when Margot Wallstrom, the foreign minister at the time, announced the pioneering concept. …

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Today is International Women’s Day, a celebration of the achievements of women. It is also another day of Afghan women and girls living under Taliban rule, fearful of which freedoms will be stripped from them next. For decades, women’s rights …

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Nordic countries may be gender progressive globally, but they quickly admit they have not figured out how to combat the wide-ranging, rampant instances of gender-based violence online. They roundly acknowledge that the problem stems from what happens in the “real …

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As I reflect on my final year chairing the NGO Committee on the Status of Women, which organizes the forum parallel to the annual United Nations Commission on the Status of Women, I wonder, How did I get here? This …

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You are reading This Week @UN, summarizing the most pressing issues before the organization. The information is gathered from UN press briefings, PassBlue reporting and other sources. This week, we look at the humanitarian crises in Ukraine and another peacekeeping …

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This week, we focus on the sad news of the earthquake that struck Türkiye and Syria, leaving approximately 22,000 people dead so far, thousands of others injured and everyone desperate for humanitarian aid. You are reading This Week @UN, summarizing …

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LAGOS — A little more than 11 years after a jihadist and Tuareg separatist alliance stormed northern Mali and wrested control of the main cities of Gao, Timbuktu and Kidal from the Malian state, the two sides are set to …

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KYIV — During its eight years of aggression against Ukraine, Russia has systematically pursued a policy of eradicating Ukrainian identity among children in the occupied territories. Deportation, separation from parents, transfer to Russian families, imposition of citizenship, Russification and militarization …

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As Volker Turk, the new United Nations high commissioner for human rights, is in his second month in office, it’s a good moment to take stock of his early moves. Turk’s predecessors have all upheld the dominant UN discourse on …

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For months, Sergiy Kyslytsya, Ukraine’s ambassador to the United Nations, alongside Christian Wenaweser, Liechtenstein’s envoy, have been leading an effort at the UN to produce a draft resolution to support the notion of establishing an international tribunal to prosecute the …

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