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At UN, Reese Witherspoon’s Security Holds Back Canada’s Ambassador

Mar 14, 2018 Celebrities, News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

Reese Witherspoon Security Man Stopping Canadian Diplomat from taking a Photo of his Ambassador Marc-Andre Blanchard During the 2018 Observance of International Womens Day at the UN Headquarters in New York City. by Kurt Wheelock When Reese Witherspoon came to the United Nations on March 12, the organization UN Women used her appearance to attach itself to the #MeToo and #TimeIsNow movements. But Witherspoon’s security man, ever present during her time in the UN General Assembly Hall, was seen holding a diplomat back from approaching the actress. It was Canada’s Ambassador Marc-André Blanchard, the representative at the UN of Canadian [Read More]

Suffering In Silence: Self-Harm And Suicide Among Young Indigenous People

May 14, 2016 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

By Britta Schmitz UNITED NATIONS, May 13 2016 – Indigenous People suffer from disproportionately high suicide rates and rates of self-harm among young people. “It is not an issue that is associated with just one part of the globe, it is all over,“ Joseph Goko Mutangah, Member of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues from Kenya, said at a press conference. The United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, established in the year 2000, urges to address the issue of suicide and self-harm among young indigenous people. “I don’t understand how we have gotten to the point where we have all [Read More]

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