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More urgency needed to help increasing numbers ‘locked out’, before 2030, says UN Rights Chief

More urgency needed to help increasing numbers ‘locked out’, before 2030, says UN Rights Chief

16 January 2019
Many countries are failing to protect and promote the interests of all their people – despite pledging to do so in 2016 – the UN’s High Commissioner for Human Rights said on Wednesday. In a special meeting of the Human Rights Council in Geneva to review progress on achieving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of…
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From child refugee in Mozambique to school principal in the United States

From child refugee in Mozambique to school principal in the United States

Growing up in Bukavu, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Bertine Bahige was studying hard to become a doctor. At 13, he had his life figured out. Or so he thought. Everything changed the day the Mai Mai rebel group stormed into his town in eastern DRC, going door to door to abduct new recruits. “It was the hardest thing,” Bertine recalls with…
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