At least 82 aid workers killed in South Sudan since December 2013

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Peter Louis

Eugene Owusu, Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General and UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in South Sudan said that the ongoing fighting in some parts of this country continues to compound an already dire humanitarian situation.

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World parliamentarians in drive to end extreme inequalities

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Sheuli Akter

Expressing grave concern with the extreme political, social and economic inequalities prevalent in the world, the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) has called for immediate action to reverse this trend and leave no one behind.

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Sri Lanka & UNHRC Session – March 2017

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Thambu Kanagasabai

 

Will Justice for Tamils be Delayed for Denial?

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Renewed recruitment in South Sudan an indicator all parties preparing for conflict

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Peter Louis

Members from a United Nations commission on human rights for South Sudan on Wednesday gave press a briefing on their ten day vist to report on the country’s worsening condition.

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South Sudan Plan on ending impunity for sexual and gender-based violence

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Peter Louis

The Ministry of Gender, Child and Social Welfare, in partnership with the United Nations, held a two-day high-level dialogue to discuss the National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security. The dialogue featured national leaders from government, military, law enforcement, civil society, and the United Nations speaking on the theme, “Addressing Impunity on Sexual and Gender Based Violence in South Sudan.”

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7th Africa Conference on Sexual Health and Rights opens in Ghana

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Alpha Jallow

The 7th Africa Conference on Sexual Health and Rights opened in the Ghanaian capital Accra at the beginning of the week.

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“More than Just a Welcome Mat”: Protecting and Promoting Human Rights in Post Conflict Societies

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Anant Mishra

“The recognition of victims as individuals and holders of rights is essential in any attempts to redress massive human rights violations and prevent their recurrence.”

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