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Monkeypox: UNAIDS 'concerned' about stigmatizing language against LGTBI people
As a significant portion of the recently reported Monkeypox cases has been identified among gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) expressed concern on Sunday about some public media ...23 May 2022 4:30 PM GMT
Forcibly displaced people worldwide reach record 100 million
The Ukraine war and other conflicts pushed the number of people forced to flee conflict, violence, human rights violations and persecution over the staggering milestone of 100 million for the first time on record, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR)...23 May 2022 3:30 PM GMT
Mexico's 100,000 'disappeared' is a tragedy, says UN rights chief Bachelet
The news that more than 100,000 people in Mexico are now officially registered as 'disappeared' is a tragedy, UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet said on Tuesday, in a call for action to tackle the country's longstanding problem. ...22 May 2022 4:30 PM GMT
Severe malnutrition or wasting, 'excruciatingly painful' threat to child survival
Severe malnutrition, also known as severe wasting, is one of the top threats to child survival, yet perhaps one of the least known or understood, according to a report issued on Tuesday by the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF). ...22 May 2022 3:30 PM GMT
Biodiversity Day: UN chief calls to 'build a shared future for all life'
Three-quarters of the land-based environment and about 66% of the marine environment have been significantly altered by human actions. On the International Day for Biological Diversity, the UN Secretary-General urged to end the 'senseless and...22 May 2022 2:30 PM GMT
18 million in Africa's Sahel on 'the brink of starvation'
As 18 million people in Africa's Sahel region teeter on the edge of severe hunger over the next three months, the UN released on Friday an additional $30 million from its emergency humanitarian fund, to boost the humanitarian response across four...21 May 2022 5:30 PM GMT
Europe: WHO supporting countries affected by rare monkeypox outbreak
The World Health Organization (WHO) is working closely with European countries where cases of the rare viral disease monkeypox have been reported, the UN agency said on Friday. Monkeypox occurs primarily in tropical...21 May 2022 3:30 PM GMT