Articles about 'UN'

Challenging austerity

While George Osborne warns of cuts ahead, Megan Stodel draws attention to the UN's recent conclusion that the UK's austerity agenda is breaching human rights obligations

Megan Stodel // 29 June 2016

Categories: Blog

When the Defenders are the Perpetrators – the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict

Guest blogger Sheena Vasani assesses the recent Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict.

Sheena Vasani // 21 June 2014

Categories: Blog

UN Women’s first report

Today UN Women launched Progress of the World’s Women: In Pursuit of Justice, its first major report since its doors opened at the start of this year. The report is...

zohra // 6 July 2011

Categories: Blog

Becoming a Godmother for the first time…

Jema Davis is a returned volunteer from VSO and is studying part time for a Masters in peace studies Worldwide more than 60 million girls have been forced into early...

Guest Blogger // 4 February 2011

Categories: Blog

Stop Rape Now

In a symbolic gesture that sexual violence is unacceptable, UN is calling on people world-over to upload photos, with arms crossed, to its Stop Rape Now map. The UN campaign...

Jess McCabe // 30 April 2010

Categories: Blog

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