Female genital mutilation, a procedure that cuts young girls’ genitalia for social, cultural and religious reasons, has been banned in the United States for more than 20 years – until a recent ruling from a federal judge in Michigan.
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Whether the United Nations Permanent Five should impose sanctions on North Korea, in response to the country’s nuclear missile program, was the topic of discussion at the Hot Spots lecture Wednesday in the President’s Dining Room.
Over the past few months, Harry Potter actress Emma Watson has positioned herself as an advocate for gender equality.
In December, world leaders will meet in Copenhagen to discuss, and hopefully implement, a new set of regulations to confront global warming.
From the ashes of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, and in particular, from the ashes of the war fields in Afghanistan and Iraq, rises a new threat to the United States that cannot be fought with weapons.
On Nov. 8, 2002, the United Nations passed Resolution 1441 by a unanimous vote. Its purpose was to disarm Iraq of its weapons of mass destruction.
Whoever said that men start wars was almost right. The main thing nowadays that starts wars is oil — black gold. Men just help it along.
World health population is the focus of this year’s United Nations Day and is titled “Global Health and Interdependence.”