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Rape, early marriage, domestic violence, forced trafficking and prostitution. We know these examples of gender-based violence (GBV) occur in everyday life regardless of cultural, socio-economic and political setting.
This week in Stockholm, Sweden, more than 3,000 people from across the globe, will come together to reinforce the importance of water and sanitation services for sustainable growth.
Today, as every day, is Humanitarian Day. We pay tribute to all humanitarian workers and volunteers, including those within our International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.
Imagine. A deadly disease is stalking terrified mothers, fathers, children and grandparents. People are sick. Many are dying. An information vacuum is overflowing with rumour and misinformation
We are sons of the Sahel. We played on its sand, breathed its hot and nurturing air. We grew under its bright sun, found joy and meaning among its people.
Seven hundred killed in a plane crash. Seven hundred killed in a terrorist attack. Hundreds killed in a building collapse.
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