Friday, 28 November 2014

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Half a million new cancers annually due to overweight and obesity

Half a million new cancers annually due to overweight and obesity

27 November 2014. A new study by the cancer agency of WHO shows that nearly half a million new cancer cases per year can be attributed to high body mass index.  The study by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the specialized cancer agency of the World Health Organization (WHO), published... Read more

EU campaigns against food waste

EU campaigns against food waste

27 November 2014 — Over 100 million tonnes of food are wasted annually in the EU. The European Week for... Read more

UN concerned with “disproportionate killings

UN concerned with “disproportionate killings" of African Ame…

26 November. The top UN Human Rights official says that “institutionalized discrimination” in the United ... Read more

Towards zero hunger by tackling gender-based violence

Towards zero hunger by tackling gender-based violence

26 November 2014 – Acts of violence against women aged 15 – 44 are the cause of more death and disabili... Read more

"You’re ugly, you stink and you deserve to die!”

25 November 2014 – Violence knows no geographic, socio-economic or cultural boundaries. Nor is violence... Read more

Innovation and Collaboration: keys to reaching the world’s most vulnerable children

Innovation and Collaboration: keys to reaching the world’s m…

24 November 2014. The progress and the benefits of  remarkable changes that are taking place ... Read more

Preventing violence and atrocity crimes against minorities

Preventing violence and atrocity crimes against minorities

24 November 2014 – Today, over 500 participants, including international specialists on minority issues... Read more

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“Say No to Violence Against Women", 2011 Ad Competition Winner

Winning Ad, 2011 European Ad Competition, ”Violence is not always visible” by Danish designer Trine Sejthen.
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International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (25 November)

On selected International Days, UNRIC, in partnership with the GoodPlanet Foundation, post video clips from the 7 billion Others project to communicate the fears, dreams, ordeals and hopes of citizens from all over world.

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