Our oceans play a major role in everyday life, but they are in grave danger. To protect the ocean, we must look to a crucial, largely overlooked component: gender.
Climate-related displacement and food insecurity is not a future possibility, but it is already happening and it’s only projected to worsen without urgent action in coming years.
Abortion has long been a contentious issue across the world, and the debate is only heating up, prompting women to stand up and speak out for their reproductive rights.
Rather than waiting for adults to act, more young girls and boys are standing up and speaking out on the world’s pressing issues.
It’s time to end sexual and gender-based violence once and for all, participants of a two-day conference said.
Despite the United Nations Security Council’s task of protecting civilians, millions around the world are still being displaced and killed with little to no accountability for perpetrators.
Antimicrobial resistance is quickly becoming a global crisis and risks reversing a century of progress in health. Some organisations have already geared up and are tackling the issue from its roots.
Too many children are dying as a result of explosive weapons, and the international community must step up to protect and declare children off limits in war.
The United Nations must act to prevent further devastation from the escalating crisis in Cameroon, human rights groups said.
The power of sport can help make global sustainable development a reality, and such power transcends cultural, linguistic and even physical barriers.
More people are displaced inside their own countries than ever before, and only higher figures can be expected without urgent long-term action, a new report found.
Since the introduction of vaccines, diseases such as measles and polio were quickly becoming a thing of the past. However, the world’s progress on immunisation is now being threatened.
In light of land degradation and climate change, the protection of the environment is crucial—but the protection of the very people working tirelessly and with much risk to preserve nature should be just as important.
Journalists around the world are increasingly seeing threats of violence, detention, and even death simply for doing their job, a new press index found.
For too long, women and girls have been excluded from the playing field—literally. But now, many are paving the way in the fight against gender inequality through sports.
A year since Nicaragua spiralled into a socio-political crisis, human rights leaders have called on the country to refrain from violence and uphold the human rights of its citizens.
Increasingly facing restrictions and assault, civil society from around the world have come together to celebrate and promote people power.
Counterterrorism measures are not only affecting extremist groups, but are also impacting a crucial sector for peace and security in the world: civil society.
While figures have dropped, the “inhuman” use of the death penalty still remains too common worldwide, a human rights group said.
Food sustainability, both in production and consumption, is at the heart of a healthy public and planet.
On World Health Day, it is increasingly clear that a radical transformation of the global food system is sorely needed.
Young Rohingya refugees are now facing new hardships as the Bangladeshi government cracks down on their education and future opportunities.