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UN warns of sexual abuse in shadow of Rohingya crisis

UN warns of sexual abuse in shadow of Rohingya crisis

United Nations, Nov 15: Human trafficking and exploitation are rife among Rohingya refugees who have fled Myanmar to seek safety in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, the United Nations migration agency has found. “Understanding the scope of human trafficking is difficult in most settings due to the hidden nature of the crime,” said Kateryna Ardanyan, a counter-trafficking […]

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UN calls for responsible use of medicines

UN calls for responsible use of medicines

United Nations, Nov : As World Antibiotic Awareness Week begins, the United Nations, through its Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), called for responsible use of antibiotics in humans and animals to reduce the emergence of antibiotic resistance. “Antibiotic resistance is a global […]

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UN, partners building roads to reach Rohingya refugees

UN, partners building roads to reach Rohingya refugees

United Nations, Nov 11 : The United Nations migration agency and its partners are rushing to build roads in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar to improve humanitarian access to hilly terrain, where hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees have settled in makeshift camps. The sites where the Rohingyas have settled are desperately overcrowded and located on inhospitable […]