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Cameroon: Habiba’s Challenge against Child Marriage

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In Cameroon, one out of every three girls is married before the age of 18. Married at 14 against her will, Habiba, now 17 years old, is determined to help other girls stay in school and follow their dreams. (Video cou...

Rwanda: Fighting Poverty With Equality

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United Nations - Traditionally, Rwandan women like Epiphanie Mukamurenzi would be confined to domestic chores, with her husband in charge of anything concerned with household income. Now the Rwandan Government- with ...

Refugees And Migrants: Far From Home

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United Nations - By the end of 2015, 65 million people – the highest number ever - were on the move globally, forced from their homes by conflict and poverty. Calling for all countries to work together, the United N...

The Siddis: A Forgotten People

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United Nations - Gujarat in western India is home to more than 20,000 Siddis, an ethnic group of African descent. But today, many live on the fringes of society in poverty. One young man is fighting to protect their u...

YEAR IN REVIEW – 2015 (Short Version)

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United Nations - The "UN Year in Review 2015" remembers once more the daunting challenges the United Nations faced in its 70th anniversary year - and yet it gives a glimpse of what can be achieved, when we all work to...

Armenia: A Fruitful Partnership

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United Nations - When Meghri Cannery in Southern Armenia almost closed its doors five years ago due to aging equipment and its remote location, Director, Grigoryan Grisha struggled to find capital to save the business...

KENYA: WHITE GOLD

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United Nations - Kenya has one of Africa’s largest dairy sectors, and milk consumption here is the highest in the developing world. Some 80% of this milk is provided by small holder farmers. Increasing demand offers a...

Peace Operations – The path out of violence in the Central African Republic

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United Nations - Now to the Central African Republic – a nation consumed by violence, hatred and instability. In this largely forgotten crisis, restoring peace seems an almost impossible task. But that’s what UN ...

Central African Republic: The forgotten crisis

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United Nations - The Central African Republic is a small country in the midst of an almost forgotten crisis. It’s a nation consumed by violence, hatred and instability. But human rights campaigners are striving to cha...

Egypt: Building Resilience

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United Nations - Rocked by political and economic insecurity, rural Egypt is a hard place to build a good life. But a new approach to combating poverty is bearing fruit.  21st Century, Episode #105 Script: http://ww...

Kenya: Improving lives

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United Nations - Nomadic or pastoralist families in Kenya struggle to survive without the very basic necessities. Living a life of poverty often leads to poor nutrition which ultimately affects health and education. ...

Central African Republic: The path out of violence

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United Nations - From the central African Republic, the story of a small country and an almost forgotten crisis. It’s a nation consumed by violence, hatred and instability. But human rights campaigners are striving to...