U.N. Against North Korea Launch

U.N. Against North Korea Launch

According to BBC World News, the U.N. Security Council spoke out against North Korea on March 19, 2016. North Korea, known for its flamboyant displays of military might, launched two medium-range missiles in a new series of provocative tests. The Security Council has condemned North Korea’s launches, calling them a violation of U.N. resolutions against […]

China Vows to Reaffirm Women’s Rights

China Vows to Reaffirm Women’s Rights

On Sept. 27, 2015, President Xi Jinping of China made an announcement while speaking at the 20th Anniversary of a U.N. landmark event, in which he promised to follow through on a commitment to gender equality and women’s rights development. President Xi made the announcement in response to the pressure he has faced as a […]

U.N. Declares Sexual Violence a Global Moral Crisis

U.N. Declares Sexual Violence a Global Moral Crisis

The U.N. secretary general’s special representative on sexual violence, Zainab Bangura, has declared the sexual violence prevalent in today’s world conflicts as a global moral crisis. Speaking about the stories relayed to her from victims on the front lines of ISIS-held areas in Iraq and Syria, Bangura admitted the accounts of suffering and sexual violence took a […]