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Montevideo, November 18th 2018 - 11:06 UTC

Tag: conflict

  • Thursday, June 21st 2018 - 14:38 UTC

    “The Argentine claim to our Falkland Islands is unfounded and unwelcome”

    MLA Ian Hansen, several times elected lawmaker and whose family has been living in the Falklands for 175 years

    ”We have a right to live in peace, in freedom and to determine our own future”. “We have a right to live in peace, we have a right to our freedom and above all we have a right to determine our own future”, Falkland Islands elected lawmaker, MLA Ian Hansen told the United Nations decolonization committee or C24 on Wednesday, in New York.

  • Thursday, May 31st 2018 - 08:46 UTC

    1.2bn children worldwide at risk from conflict, poverty and sexual discrimination

    “Around the world, conflict denies children of theirs rights to health, education, protection and freedom from fear, leading to a sudden end of childhood”

    About 1.2 billion children face severe risks from conflict, poverty or sexual discrimination, said Save the Children rights organization in a report published on Wednesday. The main threats to childhood are child labor, exclusion from education, early pregnancy and child marriage, with conflict often inflating the risks.