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    Hijab Rules Must Go, Says UN Human Rights Office

    The death of a young woman in the custody of Iran’s ‘morality police’ has led to protests across the country. The government has come...

    United We Stand to Achieve Sustainable Development

    What works in one country may not work elsewhere, but true collaboration allows for learning from mistakes and sharing successes. This is where the...

    China Must Address Grave Human Rights Violations in Xinjiang, Say Rights Experts

    The statement of the 40 independent experts comes in the wake of the recent publication of a long-awaited report by the UN human rights...

    Are Philippines, Pakistan Set to Follow Sri Lankan Path to Economic Woes?

    Activists say that the Sri Lanka economic crisis is a cautionary tale for other countries of the global South, arguing for debt cancellation for...

    The Right Policies Can Protect the Workers of Asia and the Pacific

    Our workers are generally ill-equipped to unlock new opportunities, fulfill life aspirations for themselves and their families but also to face ongoing challenges emanating...

    Social Contract Needed to Lift Asia-Pacific Workforce Out of Poverty: UNESCAP

    Denied decent work opportunities and highly vulnerable to systemic shocks such as pandemics or economic downturns, workers in Asia and the Pacific are under...

    UN Report Holds China Responsible for ‘Serious Human Rights Violations’ in Xinjiang; China Rebuts Strongly

    The OHCHR report released on Wednesday points to “allegations of patterns of torture, or ill-treatment, including forced medical treatment and adverse conditions of detention”...

    R&D in Agriculture and Food Declining, Experts Say

    Experts are concerned that R&D investments in food and agriculture are declining, even as interesting patterns appear to mark the investments. The Asia Pacific...
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    Non-communicable Diseases Emerge as ‘Top Killers Globally’ – WHO

    Authors of the report say that every two seconds, one person under the age of 70 dies of a...

    How to Make COP27 a Success

    From melting glaciers to a ‘monster’ monsoon, record-breaking floods have left a third of Pakistan currently under water and...

    Have MGNREGA Workers Become Bonded Labourers?

    Millions of workers remain unpaid for their work for several months. Despite over Rs. 21,000 crores of pending wages,...

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    Non-communicable Diseases Emerge as ‘Top Killers Globally’ – WHO

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