UN Women says Russia-Ukraine war exacts heavy price for women and girls

Women and girls pay the “ultimate price” during conflicts like the one in Ukraine, the executive director of UN Women told CNBC. Sima Bahous, who in September 2021 became head of the UN body dedicated to gender equality, spoke on International Women’s Day on March 8. She told CNBC’s Tania Bryer that women and girls … Read more

What is the position of the Palestinians on the war in Ukraine? | Russia-Ukraine War

When Russia launched its full-scale invasion of the Ukraine in February, many Palestinians felt that this war concerned them directly. Over the past nine months, they have seen direct parallels between their own experience of occupation and military violence and that of the Ukrainians. Whether it is civil housing, schools, religious buildings, etc.; the destruction … Read more

The war in Ukraine in 2022 or first aid training in 2016: what does the photo collage represent?

get complete details of The war in Ukraine in 2022 or first aid training in 2016: what does the photo collage represent? from here, checkout more details. on november 21stGeorgian language Facebook accounts (1,two,3) (including those affiliated with the pro-Kremlin conservative movement) shared a photo collage featuring two women. One of them is wearing a … Read more

Spartz advantage points to re-election |

INDIANAPOLIS — US Rep. Victoria Spartz took a healthy lead Tuesday in what appears to be her successful bid for re-election in the 5th Congressional District against Democrat Jeannine Lee Lake. “I think people in District 5 and across the country really want our government to govern and do less politics. A lot of that … Read more

UN Women says war between Russia and Ukraine exacts a high price from women and girls

Women and girls pay the “highest price” during conflicts like the one in Ukraine, the executive director of UN Women told CNBC. Sima Bahous, who in September 2021 became head of the UN body dedicated to gender equality, spoke on International Women’s Day on March 8. She told CNBC’s Tania Bryer that women and girls … Read more

Ukrainian basketball players find home at Canadian university

get complete details of Ukrainian basketball players find home at Canadian university from here, checkout more details. Ukraine’s Vlada Hozalova (3) and Vika Kovalevska (4) on the court during basketball practice at the University of Lethbridge in Lethbridge, Alberta, on Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. (Leslie Ohene-Adjei/University of Lethbridge via AP) The squeak of their shoes … Read more

Andhra doctor appeals to India to rescue his pet jaguar and panther from Ukraine – The New Indian Express

By ITP LONDON: An Andhra Pradesh orthopedic doctor, who was living in Ukraine when the conflict with Russia broke out, has asked the Indian government to help him rescue his pets, a jaguar and a panther, left behind when he was forced to leave the war zone. Dr. Girikumar Patil, known as Jaguar Kumar for … Read more

After months of struggling, running out of money, Indian doctor bids farewell to domestic cats in Ukraine

An Indian-born doctor, who was trapped in conflict-torn Ukraine for months with his two pets, a jaguar and a leopard, was forced to let them go. Gidikumar Patil, a 42-year-old doctor who became a Ukrainian citizen in 2016, had to leave his pets behind to find a livelihood in neighboring Poland after the hospital where … Read more

‘Western Satanism, Plunder of India’: Key Quotes from Putin’s Speech at Ukraine Annexation Ceremony

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday presided over a ceremony in the Kremlin to annex four Ukrainian regions partially occupied by his forces. During the ceremony, he made several comments about Russia’s “historical” past, mentioning the West’s “looting of India” while criticizing colonialism. The following are excerpts from his speech, translated by Reuters: western ‘satanism’ … Read more

How displaced Ukrainians in Poland find work while benefiting its economy

Poland, far from being overwhelmed by hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians seeking refuge from Russia’s invasion of their country, is seeing its economy grow, according to economists. The latest available figures from early August show that about half of the working-age people who fled from Ukraine to Poland are now employed. In an interview with … Read more

Putin Targets US, Presents Ukraine War as Existential Conflict for Russia – Analysis – Eurasia Review

By Robert Coalson and Mike Eckel* (RFE/RL) — The speech was expected to be about Ukraine, where Russia’s military is fighting seven months after its invasion and where Moscow claims four partially occupied regions as its own in a land grab condemned by Kyiv and the West. Yet most of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s nationally … Read more

Putin’s call fuels Russian anger, instability and violence

Long lines of cars line the roads that wind toward Russia’s border crossings with Georgia, Kazakhstan, and Mongolia, and similar lines at airports. Angry demonstrations, not only in Moscow and St. Petersburg, but in the remote northern province of Yakutia and in the poor southern region of Dagestan, with women chasing a police officer and … Read more

Soviet pop queen attacks Putin’s war in Ukraine

How setbacks in Afghanistan slowed global progress on the UN gender equality goal NEW YORK CITY/BOGOTÁ, Colombia – Since the Taliban took Kabul in August 2021, two decades of progress in education, employment and the empowerment of women in Afghan public life have been dramatically reversed, leading to for the international community to increase pressure … Read more

How much does it cost to travel full time? This is what a couple pays

Ernestas Tyminas felt “stuck” in his role as a marketing manager at a newspaper in Colorado Springs, Colorado. So he applied for a two-month backpacking trip around Asia, he said, landing in Beijing in January 2019. “On the first day… I meet this one,” he said, gesturing to Darina Karpitskaya, sitting next to him. The … Read more

Nearly $3 Billion in US Humanitarian Aid to Ukraine Remains Unspent

National security Republican lawmakers want to know why the money is in limbo A local resident walks through a street market destroyed by military strikes, as Russia’s invasion of Ukraine continues, in Saltivka, one of the most damaged residential areas in Kharkiv, Ukraine, September 6, 2022. REUTERS/Viacheslav Ratynskyi Adam Kredo • September 9, 2022 3:10 … Read more