Gender, Gender Violence, Global, Headlines, Human Rights, TerraViva United Nations ICSC Commissioners with former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. Credit: UN photo UNITED NATIONS, Dec 14 2018 (IPS) – The UN’s heavily-hyped “zero tolerance” policy on sexual abuse is being ridiculed once again –– this time with the abrupt resignation ofRead More →

Civil Society, Crime & Justice, Democracy, Development & Aid, Editors’ Choice, Featured, Gender, Gender Violence, Global, Headlines, Human Rights, TerraViva United Nations, Women & Economy Opinion Jessica Neuwirth is founder of Donor Direct Action, an international organization which partners with women’s groups working to end commercial sexual exploitation on theRead More →

Crime & Justice, Editors’ Choice, Gender, Gender Violence, Global, Headlines, Human Rights, TerraViva United Nations Opinion Stockholm/Rome, Dec 10 2018 (IPS) – Several celebrities use their power to insult or take advantage of women. We read about sexual abuse from men like Harvey Weinsten, Bill O´Reilly, Leslie Moonves, Jeffrey Epstein,Read More →

Africa, Development & Aid, Gender, Gender Violence, Headlines, Regional Categories Opinion Credit: Raising Voices YAOUNDÉ, Dec 6 2018 (IPS) – Ten years ago when I set out on a career in media, my dream was to work for a TV station. The first prospective employer I came across invited meRead More →

Active Citizens, Civil Society, Crime & Justice, Democracy, Editors’ Choice, Featured, Gender, Gender Violence, Headlines, Human Rights, Latin America & the Caribbean, TerraViva United Nations Opinion Richard Barathe is Director, UNDP Regional Center for Latin America and the Caribbean Credit: Caroline Trutmann / UNDP PANAMA CITY, Panama, Dec 6 2018Read More →

Active Citizens, Civil Society, Crime & Justice, Democracy, Editors’ Choice, Featured, Gender, Gender Violence, Headlines, Human Rights, Latin America & the Caribbean, Regional Categories Gender Violence This article is part of IPS coverage of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence, which began on Nov. 25, the International DayRead More →

Africa, Crime & Justice, Development & Aid, Education, Featured, Gender, Gender Violence, Global, Headlines, Poverty & SDGs, TerraViva United Nations, Women & Economy Opinion Jessica Neuwirth is founder of Donor Direct Action, an international organization which partners with front line women’s groups around the world. Hawa Aden Mohamed and girlsRead More →

Africa, Crime & Justice, Development & Aid, Education, Featured, Gender, Gender Violence, Global, Headlines, Inequity, Labour, Poverty & SDGs, TerraViva United Nations, Women & Economy Opinion Siddharth Chatterjee is the United Nations Resident Coordinator to Kenya. UN SG Mr. António Guterres-“women’s rights are being, reduced, restricted and reversed”. The DeputyRead More →