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New York: Amid allegations of human rights abuses of the Rohingyas in Myanmar, Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey is facing criticisms after he promoted the Southeast Asian country as a tourist destination. more
A safer, more dignified journey for all migrants, tops agenda at global conference in Marrakech

New York: Top politicians and officials from across the world will gather in Marrakech, Morocco this weekend, ahead of a major conference convened by the UN, to formally adopt an all-incl ...

A safer, more dignified journey for all migrants, tops agenda at global conference in Marrakech

New York: Top politicians and officials from across the world will gather in Marrakech, Morocco this weekend, ahead of a major conference convened by the UN, to formally adopt an all-incl ...

Millions more migrant workers, means countries lose ‘most productive part’ of workforce

New York: A new study launched on Wednesday by the International Labour Organization (ILO) reveals that the number of migrant workers has jumped by millions, leaving some countries withou ...

UN expert ‘shocked’ by Egyptian reprisals against human rights defenders she met

New York,: A United Nations independent rights expert has condemned Egyptian Government reprisals, which included housing demolitions and arbitrary arrests, against human rights defenders ...

Persons with disabilities bike towards sustainability

New York:  People with disabilities in Ukraine are contributing to the development of a network of environmentally friendly bicycle routes which are helping to protect unique local l ...

First-ever UN report on disability and development, illustrates inclusion gaps

New York: The United Nations launched its first-ever flagship report on disability and development on Monday; published by, for, and with, persons with disabilities, in the hopes of foste ...

Over 40 million people still victims of slavery: ILO

New York,  Slavery is still a very real and widespread phenomenon, affecting more than 40 million people worldwide, says the International Labour Organization (ILO), with children ma ...

British PM Theresa May denies asylum to Pakistan's Asia Bibi

London: British PM Theresa May has declined the plea by Cabinet ministers to offer asylum to Pakistani woman Asia Bibi who has been acquitted of blasphemy by a Pakistani court recently, m ...

Armed groups threaten every child in Central African Republic, UNICEF warns

New York, Nov 30 (IBNS): A new study released by the UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF, shows that the deteriorating crisis in the Central African Republic (CAR), five years into the lates ...