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Saving Noor: Women’s Rights in Iraq

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Iraq's elections have helped move it towards democracy, but the on-going violence, extremism and chaos still threaten the nation's most vulnerable citizens: women and children. Amid this turmoil, many courageous Iraqi...

United Nations TV – Crossing the Sahara

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In the windswept dunes of the Sahara, families have been torn apart by Africa's longest-running territorial conflict. Now they have the chance of a lifetime - to see each other once again after decades apart.

Roma: Breaking the Poverty Cycle

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The Roma, traditionally known as Gypsies around the world, have endured a life of exclusion and poverty. According to the UN Population Fund, UNFPA, ensuring access to sexual reproductive healthcare for Roma families...

United Nations TV – Galapagos Under Threat

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The Galapagos Islands are a unique ecological haven and a natural paradise under siege from tourism and development. What can be done to protect them?

Haiti: Wooden Soldiers for Sale

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In Haiti, craftsmen are sculpting wooden UN soldiers at the Brazilian Military base. Located opposite MINUSTAH Headquarters, the place has been turned into a market selling perfectly handcrafted blue helmet soldiers. ...

Silent Shout: The “most deaf” rapper

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In high school, he was told that he couldn't hope to have a career as a musician. Because, he was deaf. But still, he dreamed of becoming a rap star and bringing his music ... and his message ...to the world. Join us ...

United Nations TV – Unearthing the Past

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The search for justice following Guatemala's civil war has forensic anthropologists trying to identify individuals who disappeared many years ago.

A New Vision for Russia

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If you can't get on a train or enter a building because you are disabled it isn't just an inconvenience -- it's a denial of a human right. Today we meet two activists in Moscow whose own disabilities have made them al...

United Nations TV – Rwanda: Lessons from a Hero

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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.

Guinea: Ebola Virus Claims Lives

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United Nations - A deadly outbreak of the Ebola virus has surfaced in the West African nation of Guinea, with tens of other cases reported in neighbouring countries. Originating in Sudan and the Democratic Republic of...

A New Vision for Russia (long version)

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If you can't get on a train or enter a building because you are disabled it isn't just an inconvenience -- it's a denial of a human right. Today we meet two activists in Moscow whose own disabilities have made them al...

Togo: Lighting up the land

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In today's fast-paced modern world, the idea of turning off the power, even for a moment, may seem a welcome relief for some. We travel to Togo in West Africa where living without electricity is a harsh reality for mo...