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Apr 5, 2018
Linda MacDonald and Jeanne Sarson present brief to UN. Image: Bill Casey, Member of Parliament for Cumberland—Colchester, Nova Scotia

Re-defining torture at the UN

Penney Kome
Linda MacDonald and Jeanne Sarson lobby for UN Committee on Torture to recognize sexualized violence as a form of torture.
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Apr 18, 2017
Contingent of Nepalese Peacekeepers Arrives in Juba from Haiti, 2014

UN occupation of Haiti ends but abuses remain

Yves Engler
UN abuses in Haiti aren't an unfortunate outgrowth of a well-meaning peacekeeping effort. Rather, MINUSTAH was established to consolidate the U.S., France and Canada's anti-democratic policies.
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Nov 22, 2016
Image: UN Women/Niels den Hollander

UNiTE to end violence against women

Doreen Nicoll
Sustainable financing is imperative to effectively prevent and end violence against women and girls here at home and around the world.

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