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Kenya: Sexual Violence Marred Elections

Widespread sexual violence marred Kenya’s 2017 elections, Human Rights Watch said in a report released on Dec 14. The Kenyan government should urgently take steps to protect women and girls, as well as men and boys, from s...

Half the world lacks access to essential health services – UN-backed report

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Strong primary health care is the lifeblood of every health system and...

With ‘so much at stake’ in crisis-torn South Sudan, UN and partners launch $1.72 billion appeal

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Women in Ganyiel, Unity state, South Sudan, collecting bags of food. The situa...

Three months after deadly hurricanes hit Caribbean islands, thousands of children still in need of assistance

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TJ Hickson, 5, stands outdoors near a partially destroyed brick...