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 →

Africa, Development & Aid, Economy & Trade, Featured, Gender, Headlines, Health, Human Rights, Labour, Poverty & SDGs, TerraViva United Nations, Women & Economy, Women’s Health Opinion Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta (L) and former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at the United Nations Offices in Nairobi, October 30, 2014. Credit: REUTERS/Thomas MukoyaRead More →

Africa, Development & Aid, Editors’ Choice, Featured, Gender, Global, Global Governance, Headlines, Human Rights, Middle East & North Africa, Migration & Refugees, Population, Poverty & SDGs, Regional Categories, TerraViva United Nations Migration & Refugees Armand Loughy is a migrant from Cameroon. Her own experiences pushed her to campaign on migrationRead 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 →

Civil Society, Featured, Gender, Global, Global Governance, Headlines, Human Rights, IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse, Regional Categories, TerraViva United Nations Gender United Nations Women and partners in Colombia organised a public concert in November and lit public buildings in orange calling for women’s right to live a life free ofRead 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 →

Asia-Pacific, Development & Aid, Editors’ Choice, Education, Featured, Gender, Headlines, Regional Categories, TerraViva United Nations Education Children in the rural town of Harohalli Taluq, 60 kilometres south of Bangalore, India. Though India has achieved a 99 percent enrolment rate of school children at primary level, the quality of learning hasRead More →