Stigmatized, shunned and shamed, International Widows’ Day draws attention to their unique needs

The loss of a spouse or partner is often devastating, but for many women it is magnified by a “long-term struggle” for basic needs, human rights and dignity, according to UN Women, in a message to mark International Widows’ Day.

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Stigmatized, shunned and shamed, International Widows’ Day draws attention to their unique needs

The loss of a spouse or partner is often devastating, but for many women it is magnified by a “long-term struggle” for basic needs, human rights and dignity, according to UN Women, in a message to mark International Widows’ Day.

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June 22, 2018 at 05:00PM
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Stigmatized, shunned and shamed, International Widows’ Day draws attention to their unique needs

The loss of a spouse or partner is often devastating, but for many women it is magnified by a “long-term struggle” for basic needs, human rights and dignity, according to UN Women, in a message to mark International Widows’ Day.

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June 22, 2018 at 05:00PM
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Europe and Eurasia: Transparency in the Chisinau Mayoral Race

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Press Statement

Heather Nauert

Department Spokesperson

Washington, DC

June 22, 2018


The United States is closely monitoring the ongoing court proceedings to invalidate the results of the June 3 mayoral elections in Chisinau, Moldova. The sanctity of elections are the foundation of any democracy and must comply with international norms. We expect the Moldovan government to guarantee a transparent court process without political interference. If any irregularities are found, we urge all parties to address them in a way that respects the rule of law and democratic principles of government, including the will of the people as expressed through elections.



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Women’s rights face global pushback from conservativism, fundamentalism – UN experts warn

Women’s rights are under threat from a “backlash” of conservatism and fundamentalism around the world, a United Nation panel warned on Friday.

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June 22, 2018 at 01:26PM
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Japanese law professor elected new judge at the International Court of Justice

An international law professor from Japan has been elected to serve with the principal judicial organ of the United Nations, following the resignation of a sitting judge, earlier this month.

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June 22, 2018 at 10:35AM

Europe and Eurasia: Luxembourg National Day

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Press Statement

Michael R. Pompeo

Secretary of State

Washington, DC

June 21, 2018


On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I offer congratulations to the people of Luxembourg on this festive occasion.

Our long and enduring partnership as NATO allies protects our common values and advances our shared interests. Our continuing commitment to innovation and technology fosters greater prosperity for both our countries, including our mutual pursuit of space as the new frontier.

The United States values our friendship with Luxembourg, and I look forward to strengthening our steadfast alliance.



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US migrant children policy reversal, still ‘fails’ thousands of detained youngsters: UN rights experts

The United States government decision to end its border policy of forcibly separating migrant children from their parents, does not help thousands of youngsters already in detention, who should be released and reunited with their families, a group of UN rights experts said on Friday.

US migrant children policy reversal, still ‘fails’ thousands of detained youngsters: UN rights experts
June 22, 2018 at 09:13AM : International People Search
June 22, 2018 at 09:13AM

US migrant children policy reversal, still ‘fails’ thousands of detained youngsters: UN rights experts

The United States government decision to end its border policy of forcibly separating migrant children from their parents, does not help thousands of youngsters already in detention, who should be released and reunited with their families, a group of UN rights experts said on Friday.

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June 22, 2018 at 09:13AM
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