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Rohingya Women in Migration - Lost Voices

Rohingya Women in Migration: Lost Voices

More Rohingya women and girls have taking dangerous boat journeys to flee from intensified mass violence and increased risk of sexual violence targeting Muslim communities in Myanmar. If they don’t end up tricked by human traffickers, facing forced marriages or being sold into prostitution, they nonetheless struggle to survive in diaspora communities.

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Cleaning up Fukushima

The Ministry of the Environment of Japan and UNU collaborate to produce a video documentary about the decontamination efforts in areas affected by radiation from the Fukushima nuclear accident.

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Why I Joined the Peoples Climate March

Why I Joined the People’s Climate March

Eighteen years after attending the Kyoto Protocol negotiations, Brendan Barrett took part in last weekend’s People’s Climate March. Here he reflects on what’s ahead as regular people are foisted to the front lines of what author Jeremy Leggett calls “The Carbon Wars”.

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Womens Rights are Human Rights

Women’s Rights are Human Rights

The global 16 Days of Activism campaign links International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women to Human Rights Day. The team at the UNU Institute for Globalization, Culture and Mobility participated by highlighting essential issues including the importance of language, women with disabilities, migrant women and refugees, and art as activism.

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