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Pakistan: Girls’ Education

The Pakistan floods of 2010 have destroyed countless schools throughout the country. But the rebuilding has presented an opportunity for change in traditional attitudes towards girls' education. UNIA Programme # 1...

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Guyana: Loggers Learn About HIV/AIDS Protection

Thirty years after the first case of HIV/AIDS was reported, the battle against HIV/AIDS stigma continues to be a key challenge. In Guyana, the International Labour Organization, ILO, is partnering with the Government,...

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Haiti: Caravan Zero Cholera

"Caravan Zero Cholera", recently launched in Haiti, is a national plan which aims to inform the population on hygiene measures to prevent cholera. The effort, backed by UNICEF and Brazilian NGO "VivaRio", hopes to sto...

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Lebanon: First Female Electrician

After 4 years of devastation in southern Lebanon, reconstruction is beginning. A new programme supported by ILO, the International Labour Organization, is training young people at risk for long term unemployment. One ...

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Cambodia: Bringing Schools and Culture Back to Life

More than one-third of all Cambodian children between five and fourteen years of age are working instead of attending school. UNICEF is promoting a more inclusive and positive educational programme in rural areas. Adu...

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Bangladesh: Seeking Justice

Young women in Bangladesh are striving for equal opportunities by breaking into what's traditionally known as a man's world. But their quest comes at a high price. In this South East Asian nation, one woman's struggle...

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Cambodia: Bringing Schools and Culture Back to Life

United Nations, January 2011 The Southeast Asian nation of Cambodia survived a regime that killed teachers and banned education. More than 30 years later some passionate educators are trying to ensure that Cambodia...

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Egypt: The girl who Dreamed of School

In rural Egypt, if you're young and female, your prospects of going to school are dim. But one young girl now has a chance to dream. 21st century - Show 49-Egypt Script (pdf): http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/...

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Tajikistan: Education

United Nations, New York, April 2010 - The civil war that ensued after the collapse of the Soviet Union gutted Tajikistans school system. Education experts say this can have a serious long-term impact on the country. ...