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Malala Yousafzai Celebrated Her 16th Birthday By Giving An Incredible Speech at the U.N.
Society & Culture  (tags: Malala Yousafzai, United Nations, Youth Assembly, education, women, children, rights, hope, poverty, terrorism )

Lynn
- 414 days ago - slate.com
Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teenager who was shot and nearly killed by Taliban fighters for advocating that all girls should have the right to go to school, spoke this morning at the U.N. Youth Assembly ... on what was dubbed "Malala Day."
Australia Praised for New Refugee Policy
Society & Culture  (tags: Australia, government, Refugees&Relief, Visas, permanent sanctuary, immigration, human rights, United Nations )

Jeff
- 2300 days ago - news.yahoo.com
CANBERRA, Australia - Australia's new government won praise from the United Nations and human rights groups Wednesday for offering refugees permanent sanctuary rather than temporary visas.
Northern Leaders Slam Canada's Rejection of UN Native Rights Declaration & 4 Other Countries
Society & Culture  (tags: first nations, Human Rights, united nations, stephen harper, indigenous peoplesculture, freedoms )

Cheryl
- 2545 days ago - cbc.ca
Aboriginal & northern leaders say Canada's opposition Thursday to the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples has marred the country's reputation in the international community. This is the 2nd time by Canada's PM Harper
UNICEF: US, UK Worst Places for Children
Society & Culture  (tags: US, UK, Netherlands, Sweden, United Nations, Children's Fund, UNICEF, childrenactivists, europe, HumanRights, children, women, philanthropy, healthcare )

Kathleen
- 2756 days ago - truthout.org
The UK and the US are the worst places for children's quality of life, and the Netherlands and Sweden are the best, according to a report on twenty-one industrialized countries by the United Nations Children's Fund. The UNICEF report uses forty indicator
   

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