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UN rights chief calls for ‘urgent measures’ in promoting girls’ education

Although the empowerment of women has been among the most significant achievements of the past century, the international community must “push further” in its struggle to ensure the right to

America

Civil rights activist Rachel Dolezal pretending to be black, parents say

Controversy has erupted over the racial identity of an NAACP leader in Washington state, after her parents told media outlets that their daughter is white and has been pretending to

Africa

South Africa crime in focus after television reporter mugged on camera

Two men, one armed with a gun, were caught on camera late on Tuesday mugging a South African journalist in Johannesburg as he prepared for a live television report on