45,000 women killed at hands of partners or family members, UN report says “home a deadly place”

On average, more than five women or girls were killed every hour in 2021 by someone…

A woman killed every 11 minutes by intimate partner or family member: UN chief

A woman or a girl is killed every 11 minutes by an intimate partner or a…

Countries urged India to improve its human rights record at UN

United Nations member states have urged India to take a tougher stand on religious discrimination and…

UN health report: Women and children pay heaviest price for ‘gaping inequities’

A new UN report shows that women’s and children’s health has suffered globally, as the impacts…

Lifting 100 million out of poverty by 2025 still possible: UN report

A flagship UN poverty study released on Monday, the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty,…

UN calls for complete abolition of death penalty as ‘only viable path’

Marking the 20th World Day Against the Death Penalty, two UN-appointed independent human rights experts on…

Palestine calls for full UN membership and plan to end occupation

President Mahmoud Abbas reiterated his appeal for the State of Palestine to become a full-fledged member…