Victims of trafficking have been targeted for sexual exploitation and pornography, organ removal, forced begging, forced criminality and other crimes.
Here we see that women’s rights, which are human rights, are not respected and we have a long way to go
With Liberian officials responsible for security in the country, the United Nations Security Council has encouraged the Government to put in place an election security plan for the October polls. The 15-member Council agreed a presidential statement – which is similar in… Read More ›
The Security Council on Monday welcomed recent positive political developments in some West African countries, but expressed concern over the threat of terrorism in the region. “The Security Council strongly condemns all terrorist attacks carried out in the region, in… Read More ›
Some 3.8 million people are now displaced within the DRC. An appeal for $748 million launched earlier this year has so far received less than 25 per cent of funding, the lowest level in the past 10 years.
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has condemned the killing of a UN peacekeeper on Sunday in the Central African Republic, urging the country’s authorities to investigate this incident and bring the perpetrators to justice. “The Secretary-General is appalled by attacks against United… Read More ›