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Bangladesh: Seeking justice

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United Nations, February 2011 - In Bangladesh, many young women are striving to break down traditional barriers. But for some, this comes at a high price. We take you to this South East Asian nation where one woman's...

Afghan Migrant Akhtar’s Story

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United Nations, New York - Migrating to another country in pursuit of safety and a better life has long been a way of coping with crisis; but for some, the quest can be tortuous and seemingly without end. For more tha...

Guns, Guards and Gorillas: Republic of the Congo

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United Nations - In Central Africa, Gorillas are on the edge of extinction. This is the story of their precarious survival – and one man’s devotion to protecting them. 21st Century, Episode #104 Script (Pdf): ht...

Cameroon: A Silent Killer

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Cancer - It kills more people people around the world than HIV and AIDS, Malaria and Tuberculosis combined. And now, it's emerging as one of the leading causes of death in Africa. We travel to Cameroon in West Africa ...

Kenya: Zorro the wildernurse

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United Nations, New York, March 2010 - This is the story of a remarkable man who devoted himself to rescuing and healing some of the largest and fiercest creatures in the world. Kenyan Zahoor Kashmiri, simply could n...

Solomon Islands : Uprooting Violence against Women

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United Nations - He's a violent criminal. He was sentenced to life imprisonment. Sadly his crime is not unusual - at least one in every three women and girls will experience physical or sexual violence during their li...

Rwanda: Lessons from a Hero (revised video)

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Put to the test, an ordinary man made an extraordinary choice - to risk his own life to save hundreds of others during the Rwandan genocide.

Mali – A Quest for Safety

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United Nations - A rebel group takes over your town - and then threatens to recruit your children. This is what happened to the inhabitants of Timbuktu in northern Mali. We follow the story of one man who fled with hi...

Argentina: The Nuclear Solution On Cancer

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United Nations - More than 12 million people globally are diagnosed with cancer each year. But what used to be a death-sentence now needn’t be. In Argentina, cutting-edge technology is offering new hope. 21st Centu...

Burkina Faso: A Filmmaker’s Quest

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Movies tell you so much about a culture - its values, its shared experiences, its aspirations. But most African countries are struggling to develop their own film industries. We take you now to Burkina Faso, where one...

21st Century News Magazine Series – Trailer

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United Nations - 21st Century is an award-winning monthly newsmagazine programme produced by United Nations Television (UNTV). The programme puts a spotlight on some of the world’s forgotten stories, incorporating com...

Kenya – Urban Refugees

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United Nations - When people think of refugees, they usually think of a refugee camp. But in reality, more than half of the world’s ten million refugees live in cities. We take you to Kenya. 21st Century: Episode #113

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