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Welcome to This Week @UN, where we cover how the UN secretary-general, António Guterres, took the unprecedented step in his tenure to invoke Article 99 in the UN Charter (see Friday’s item). We also look at how UN Women was …

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Sima Bahous, the head of UN Women since 2021 and a former Jordanian envoy to the United Nations, faced intensifying criticism for not declaring Hamas a terrorist group since its Oct. 7 massacre in southern Israel. CATIANNE TIJERINA/UN WOMEN …

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Every year, women’s equal roles in peace talks are highlighted in October at the United Nations. This time, the women, peace and security agenda, as it’s known, got attention outside the UN, near the steps to its main entrance on …

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Welcome to This Week @UN, where we summarize the most important news emanating from the organization as well as promote our own articles that you may have missed in the last seven days. By donating to PassBlue, a women-led nonprofit …

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Thankfully, many women judges have escaped Afghanistan with the help of the International Association of Women Judges and other organizations and governments. Sixty-eight women judges still desperately need sanctuary. I am deeply concerned for the safety of women who, like …

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This week, the UN’s humanitarian arm jumped in to help mitigate the disaster at Ukraine’s Kakhovka dam, while back in New York City, the UN secretary-general tweeted on June 7, as daylight darkened ominously: “At our @UN Headquarters in New …

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Taina Bien-Aimé started speaking up for women’s rights when she was still a teenager. A daughter of two Haitians who had met and settled in New York City, she was only about 15, some childhood friends recently reminded her, when …

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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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This week, we focus on yet another migration disaster off Italy’s coast, resulting in approximately 180 deaths, including children, while attempting what UN and other officials call “irregular migration.” You are reading This Week @UN, summarizing the most pressing issues …

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LAGOS — A women-focused organization is seeking to increase funding for Nigerian women who want to participate in politics. In a country with only 6.4 percent of women taking active roles in public office, the organization understands the challenges are …

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This week, we focus on the crises in Yemen and the Democratic Republic of the Congo as the United Nations intensifies peacekeeping and humanitarian remediation in the first weeks of 2023. You are reading This Week @UN, summarizing the most …

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It’s a sad one this week as two girls were beheaded in a camp in Syria. You are reading This Week @UN, summarizing the most pressing issues before the organization. The information is gathered from UN press briefings, PassBlue reporting …

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The deterioration of women’s rights across the world is enabling more gender-based violence. Even those who strive to defend and even expand their privileges at the exclusion of others recognize that half the global population suffers inequalities and injustice. This …

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JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — When news that a mob of men raped eight young women last summer during a music-video production set in an abandoned mining site in Krugersdorp, Sipehle wasn’t optimistic that the culprits would be prosecuted. …

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