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Migrants Risking it All: The Journey from North Africa to Italy

United Nations, New York, February 2012 - Imagine risking your life - and that of your family's - all for the dream of a better future. This is exactly what tens of thousands of courageous refugees from North Africa d...

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The Roma: The Road to Inclusion

United Nations, New York, February 2012 - The Roma - known around the world as Gypsies. Theirs' is a long and painful history of being excluded...often denied their rights. And, that discrimination continues today, fo...

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Bangladesh: Seeking justice

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...

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Burundi: Once Enemies, Now friends

United Nations, New York, 7 September 2010 - For more than a decade, Burundi was torn apart by ethnic hatred. Hutus and Tutsis slaughtered each other, plunging this African country into a bloody civil war. No one was...

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Rudely Interrupted – a Rock-band with a Difference (long version)

United Nations, New York, 7 September 2010 - An Australian rock band, "Rudely Interrupted", face barriers most of us can't imagine. They have overcome skepticism and huge personal hurdles to fulfill their dreams 21 ...

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Mauritania: Question of Rape

United Nations, New York, 7 September 2010 - In the West African nation of Mauritania, women who accuse a man of rape run the risk of being jailed simply for speaking out. The problem? Confusion over how to reconci...

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Thousands of murders – almost no convictions…

United Nations, New York, 18 December 2009 - Guatemala is one of the world's most violent countries: Murder, extortion, trafficking and gang warfare are rife. But very few violent criminals are ever prosecuted. One wo...

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Deadly Hunt: Albinos in Tanzania

United Nations, New York, 19 October 2009 - In Tanzania, albinos - people who lack pigmentation in their skin, hair and eyes - have long suffered discrimination. Recently they have begun living in terror. Rumors abo...