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Only half of women in developing world in charge of their own bodies: UN

Only about half of women and girls in developing countries are able to make decisions over their own bodies such as whether they want to have sex, seek healthcare and use contraception, says UN

Only half of women in developing world in charge of their own bodies: UN

Myanmar

States shouldn’t allow repetition of Syria-like situation: UN

The UN rights chief warned Tuesday of possible crimes against humanity in Myanmar, and said it seemed to be heading towards a massive conflict like the one ravaging Syria

This photo taken and received courtesy of an anonymous source on 13 April 2021 shows protesters carring A-taui pots filled with Thingyan festival flowers while taking part in a demonstration against the military coup in Mandalay

Myanmar's UN envoy urges action against junta

Myanmar's own ambassador to the United Nations (UN) has urged "strong action" against the junta, as reports emerged of scores killed in the military's latest crackdown

Myanmar's UN envoy urges action against junta

India couldn't deport minor Rohingya girl to Myanmar

The girl and her family were among the hundreds of thousands of Rohingya who fled a Myanmar military-led crackdown in 2017 that UN investigators said was carried out with “genocidal intent” - charges ...

A general view of the Rohingya refugee camp after a massive fire broke out two days ago and destroyed thousands of shelters in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, on 24 March 2021

India moves to deport Rohingya girl to Myanmar

Police have taken the girl to a border crossing in Manipur state, where paperwork was being finalised to send her back to coup-hit Myanmar

A Rohingya refugee woman carries her child as she looks on in a refugee camp after a massive fire broke out two days ago in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, on 24 March 2021

UN agencies ramp up response for Rohingyas after ‘unprecedented’ fire

United Nations agencies have stepped up their efforts to assist thousands of Rohingya refugee families left homeless after last week's devastating fire at Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox's Bazar

UN agencies ramp up response for Rohingyas after ‘unprecedented’ fire

Momen explains Bangladesh's participation in Myanmar Armed Forces Day parade

Bangladesh does not vote in support of any specific proposal brought against any country in the UN. This is the policy of Bangladesh, said foreign minister AK Abdul Momen

Momen explains Bangladesh's participation in Myanmar Armed Forces Day parade

Myanmar Military Coup

China seeks ‘democratic transition’, but no sanctions

China hopes that Myanmar will restore peace, stability and constitutional order as early as possible and continue to steadily advance democratic transition, said ambassador Zhang Jun

In this file photo taken on 20 August 2019, Permanent Representative of China to the United Nations, Zhang Jun, speaks during a United Nations Security Council meeting on the United Nations in New York

Military Coup

UN envoy urges action to prevent Myanmar ‘civil war’

The UN envoy on Myanmar implored the Security Council to take action Wednesday in the Asian nation’s escalating crisis

This handout from the Karen Information Center taken and released to AFP on 31 March 2021 shows ethnic Karen people taking part in an anti-military coup demonstration in Hlaingbwe township, in eastern Myanmar's Karen state

Myanmar Armed Forces Day

Bangladesh, 7 other countries criticised for joining events

A controversy has been created as the defence attaché of Bangladesh embassy in Myanmar joined a parade on Myanmar Armed Forces Day in Naypyidaw on a day that saw the highest number of deaths of ...

Bangladesh, 7 other countries criticised for joining events
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