Tuesday, 25 November 2014

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"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 always physical. Worldwide, one in three women will suffer verbal, physical or sexual violence at some point in her life, from rape and domestic violence to harassment at work and bullying on the internet. Last year,... 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

DR Congo’s triangle of death

DR Congo’s triangle of death

22 November 2014 – Forget the triangle between Bermuda, Florida and Puerto Rico. The area between the t... Read more

30% of world population overweight or obese

30% of world population overweight or obese

21 November 2014. While continuing to tackle hunger and starvation, efforts are needed against obesity,... Read more

World Philosophy Day: The importance of critical thinking

World Philosophy Day: The importance of critical thinking

20 November 2014. UNESCO has celebrated World Philosophy Day with events at its Paris Headquarters on t... Read more

A child dies every 5 minutes as a result of violence

A child dies every 5 minutes as a result of violence

20 November 2014. The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says that children´s rights have not been fulfil... 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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