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More than 10,000 attacks on Yemeni women in 2016- UN

More than 10,000 attacks on Yemeni women in 2016- UN

The conflict in Yemen has made women and girls more vulnerable to gender-based violence, with more than 10,000 cases reported last year, the UN Population Fund said on Monday. “Displacement and the breakdown of protection mechanisms has drastically increased the vulnerability of women and girls to violence, whose position in society was already at a […]

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UN women acting ED: Need to take more courageous and decisive action against human trafficking

UN women acting ED: Need to take more courageous and decisive action against human trafficking

Human trafficking is one of the most vicious and shocking forms of violence and exploitation—a web of slavery that overwhelmingly ensnares females. Today women and girls comprise more than half of all trafficked victims of forced labour and 98 per cent of all victims of sexual exploitation. The fact that human trafficking is one of […]

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