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Kabul: Women Behind Bars

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United Nations, New York, March 2010 - In Afghanistan, hundreds of women are in prison, often for surprising reasons. Many have no choice but to bring their children along. But is a prison any place to raise a child? ...

Haiti: Search and rescue

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United Nations, February 2010 - In the immediate aftermath of the earthquake, local Haitians and teams of international experts worked desperately round-the-clock to pull survivors from the rubble. From the ruins of ...

Pakistan: Refugees’ Maternal Health

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United Nations, New York, July 2009 - Millions of people have recently fled hostilities in Northwest Pakistan. Large numbers of the displaced found refuge in camps set up by the government with international support. ...

Cambodia: Food security gains urgency at a time of economic crisis

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United Nations, New York, July 2009 - A decade of economic growth spurred by the global market for textiles helped give jobs to many people, especially women, in Cambodia. But with the economic downturn, many Cambodia...

Haiti: Prison Education

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United Nations, New York, June 2009 - The large majority of people crowding Haiti's prisons are still awaiting trial. A new project backed by the UN missin is helping rehabilitate inmates, reducing violence and teachi...

The Central African Republic: A people at risk

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United Nations, New York, June 2009 - The Central African Republic, bordering some of the most dangerous places on Earth, is a country devastated by violence. A UN team travels deep into the jungle to provide much nee...

Equal pay in Portugal’s restaurants

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United Nations, April 2009 - Throughout the world, women still earn less than men in nearly every profession. A new job evaluation method developed with the support of the International Labour Organization is helping ...

Ecotourism in Bolivia

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United Nations, February 2009 - A growing number of environmentally conscious travellers worldwide have been seeking out destinations with rich fauna, flora and cultural heritage. A new programme established by IFAD i...