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‘Sometimes when I’m alone with my baby, I think about killing him. He reminds me of the man who raped me.’

‘Sometimes when I’m alone with my baby, I think about killing him. He reminds me of the man who raped me.’

The neighborhood is a patchwork of low-slung buildings scorched and looted at the height of the civil war, a place where the United Nations was supposed to come to the rescue. But in a number of homes, women and girls are raising babies they say are the children of U.N. troops who abused or exploited […]

Partnerships essential for sustainable development

Partnerships essential for sustainable development

Tehran – UN chief while emphasizing on partnerships, said sustainable development is only possible with the active engagement of governments, parliaments, employers, workers, civil society, the private sector and other agents of change. In his message on the World Day of Social Justice, 20 February 2016, Ban Ki-moon said the day highlights the imperative of […]

UN Committee Urging Japan to Ban Sale of Games Portraying Sexual Violence Against Women

UN Committee Urging Japan to Ban Sale of Games Portraying Sexual Violence Against Women

Japan’s gaming industry produces a wide variety of content, and if you visit Akihabara in Tokyo, you’ll often find store with entire (and rated well guarded) floors dedicated to erotic games. Some of those titles often dabble, directly or indirectly, into an array of themes that are frowned upon by society. Years ago, Illusion’s Rapelay […]

Outlook for Syria peace talks still ‘cloudy’: U.N.

Outlook for Syria peace talks still ‘cloudy’: U.N.

The United Nations Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura is very keen to hold a new round of peace talks after big powers agreed on a “cessation of hostilities”, a U.N. spokesman said on Friday, but plans to reconvene the negotiations were still “cloudy”. De Mistura abruptly suspended a first round of talks on Feb. 3, […]