Rights / Gender
Moscow (Sputnik/UNI) The US House of Representatives has passed the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act that stipulates annual State Department reviews of the autonomy of Hong Kong, as well as other measures supporting demonstrators. more
UN’s Bachelet addresses progress and setbacks in human rights worldwide

New York: The world is undeniably facing rising challenges to multilateralism, however work can be done with Member States to strengthen the agreement of the landmark Universal Declaratio ...

'Alarmingly high' number of children malnourished worldwide: UNICEF report

New York: Across the globe, at least one-in-three children under-five are malnourished and not developing properly, UNICEF revealed on Tuesday, in its most comprehensive report on childre ...

Around 1,500 activists arrested in London in unsanctioned climate protest - Police

Moscow (Sputnik/UNI) London's Metropolitan Police have arrested nearly 1,500 people as of Tuesday morning after climate activists defied bans on demonstrating in the UK capital, the l ...

Al-Arabiya journalist arrested in Turkey for covering military operation in Syria

Moscow (Sputnik/UNI) Turkish authorities arrested on Saturday a Syrian journalist, Zidan Zanklo, employed by the Saudi Al-Arabiya broadcaster, for reporting on Operation Peace Spring, Ank ...

Day of the Girl Child spotlights 25 years of progress, with more on the horizon

New York: The world’s one billion young girls, are being celebrated on Friday as an “unscripted and unstoppable” force for change, with 11 October designated each year t ...

New refugee data centre can inform policies, solutions worldwide: Guterres

New York: A new UN refugee data centre will improve the way humanitarian agencies support “some of the most dramatically vulnerable people in the world”, UN chief Antón ...

Over 130 people arrested in London over extinction rebellion protests on Monday: Police

Moscow (Sputnik/UNI) Over 130 people were arrested in London in connection with climate change protests Extinction Rebellion as of 11.30 GMT on Monday, the Metropolitan Police said.

Death toll rises past 104 after clashes renew across Iraq – Reports

Cairo (Sputnik/UNI) More protesters were killed and injured in fresh clashes with security forces across Iraq on Sunday night, media said.

Thousands of people protesting in Hong Kong against anti-mask law: Reports

Beijing (Sputnik/UNI) Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday angered by the introduction of the law that bans wearing face masks during protests and other p ...