Fatima Khamis is an extraordinary woman. After standing up to her family in her home country of Sudan to study computer engineering, she went to the Central African Republic where she joined the United Nations peacekeeping mission.
Around the clock, the Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) protects our planet by monitoring for nuclear activity. Go behind the scenes with Ezekiel Jonathan, a Waveform Data Analyst at the CTBTO
Young filmmakers from around the world visited New York to celebrate the Plural+ Youth Video Festival 2018 on migration, diversity and social inclusion. This year, the festival received more than 350 videos from 72 countries and three award
Rebeca Gyumi is the Founder and Executive Director at Msichana Initiative, a Tanzanian NGO which aims to empower girls through education and addresses challenges which limit girls’ right to education.
Joenia Wapichana, a member of the Wapichana tribe of northern Brazil, is the first woman indigenous lawyer in Brazil. After taking a land dispute to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, Ms. Wapichana became the first indigenous lawyer
Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December – the day the United Nations General Assembly adopted, in 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. It is the most translated document in the world, available in more than 500 languages.
The Jordanian city of Mafraq, located at the crossroads of Syria and Iraq, has seen its population explode in recent years due to a massive influx of Syrian refugees.
Since 2015, the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has been implementing training programmes for the country’s youth and bringing people from diverse groups to study and work together with the aim to support peace at the community level.
In Nepal, 17% of adolescent women age 15-19 are already mothers or pregnant with their first child, and only 15% of married women or girls aged 15-19 use a modern form of contraception. In rural areas, women have little say in family planning
The indigenous peoples of Loreto, Peru, understand the value of the Amazon and the resources it provides. For more than 10 years, they have become environmental monitors to track and report the impact of oil activity in the region.