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‘Much more’ can be done to raise awareness about the plight of persons with albinism: UN chief

Content by: UN News Centre “Albinism is a genetic condition that affects people throughout the world, regardless of race, ethnicity or gender,” Mr. Guterres said on Wednesday. “Yet, tragically, people with albinism continue to suffer widespread ...

Millions of young lives ‘at risk’ says UN labour chief, calling for an end to child labour

Content by: UN News Centre “Many suffer lifelong physical and psychological consequences. Their very lives can be at risk”, said International Labour Organization (ILO) Director-General Guy Ryder in his message for the Day, calling for urgent ...

FROM THE FIELD: Rehabilitating lives in Tanzania

Content by: UN News Centre Agnes was born with a cleft lip, a birth defect that occurs when a baby’s lip or mouth does not form properly. She was abandoned by her father and her mother was unable to find the right care for her.

250,000 people ‘may lose everything - even their lives’ in assault on key Yemeni port city: UN humanitarian coordinator

Content by: UN News Centre Lise Grande’s statement comes amid ongoing fighting in the Arabian peninsula State, where 22 million people are in need of aid and protection; three-quarters of the entire population.


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