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India holds national consultation on youth volunteerism
12 November 2013
“How can we inspire young people to volunteer and create an ecosystem to support them?” This question and many more were discussed in New Delhi at a National Consultation on Youth Volunteerism organized by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports (MoYAS), the UNDP and UNV on 12 November 2013. The consultation focused on a Plan of Action for implementing the draft National Youth Policy (2013) and a National Youth Volunteer Programme for India, keeping in view the 12thFive-Year Plan and the recommendations of the post-2015 development agenda. Read
Countries:  India
Volunteers vital for development, Bentiu community volunteers say
04 November 2013
UN Volunteer Public Information Officer Anna Adhikhari (Poland), with the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) led a forum in Bentiu, for volunteers or “social mobilizers” associated with the South Sudan Trust Rehabilitation and Development Organization, a local NGO running projects in the areas of health, education, environment, water and sanitation, food and agriculture. The social mobilizers, who help the NGO link with communities, said volunteerism was vital in South Sudan's development efforts, for example, affording them access to training they could use to educate communities on topics such as disease prevention and civic participation.

Currently, there are about 400 UN Volunteers from around the world working with UNMISS in its role of supporting South Sudan in peace building and creating an environment that enables development.

Read more about this training session on the UNMISS website: Visit site
Launch of "As We Grow Up" exhibition on gender, love and safe sex launched for Vietnamese young people
01 November 2013
To promote Vietnamese youth and adolescents' awareness and knowledge on gender, love and safe sex, an exhibition entitled "As We Grow Up" was launched today at the Viet Nam Museum of Ethnology in Ha Noi. The exhibition is a joint effort between the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET), the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union (HCYU), the Vietnamese Museum of Ethnology (VME) and the One UN in Viet Nam (with UNESCO as the lead agency in collaboration with UNFPA, UNAIDS, UN Women, UNODC and UNICEF). An international UN Volunteer from Finland supports the process while serving with the UNFPA Viet Nam's Sexual and Reproductive Health team. Read
More about: Health  Youth
Countries:  Viet Nam
Bahrain News Agency reports on meeting with GWS honorary president and UNDP and UNV officials
16 September 2013
The UNDP Resident-Representative in Bahrain and UNV officials met in Manama with Shaikh Isa bin Ali bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, honorary president of the Good Word Society (GWS), to discuss UNV's support of a new Voluntary Work Award in his name and how UNV's international expertise in promoting volunteerism could benefit the Kingdom of Bahrain. Visit site
Channel 4 erroneously reports "Nearly a quarter of men in Asia Pacific admit to rape" in covering UN Multi-country survey on Men and Violence
10 September 2013
Channel 4 erroneously reports "Nearly a quarter of men in Asia Pacific admit to rape" in covering UN Multi-country survey on Men and Violence jointly launched today by UNDP, UNFPA, UN Women and UNV through their regional joint programme Partners for Prevention. The study was based on interviews with 10,000 men at nine sites in six countries in the Asia-Pacific and its authors stress that the findings are representative of the study sites but not representative of the entire Asia-Pacific region. Visit site
Daily News and Analysis reports the finding "Entitled to sex, regardless of consent" in report on P4P survey on men and violence
10 September 2013
The Indian broadsheet, Daily News and Analysis, led with the finding "Entitled to sex, regardless of consent" in reporting on the UN Multi-country Study on Men and Violence jointly launched today by UNDP, UNFPA, UN Women and UNV through their regional joint programme Partners for Prevention. Read
New York Daily News erroneously reports "a quarter of men in Asia say they've raped" in story on UN Multi-country survey on men and violence
10 September 2013
The New York Daily News erroneously reported that "a quarter of men in Asia say they've raped a woman at least once" in their article on the UN Multi-country Study on Men and Violence jointly launched today by UNDP, UNFPA, UN Women and UNV through their regional joint programme Partners for Prevention.  The study was based on interviews with 10,000 men at nine sites in six countries in the Asia-Pacific and its authors stress that the findings are representative of the study sites but not representative of the entire Asia-Pacific region. Visit site
Huffingtonpost reports "Startling percentage of rape admissions" in report on UN multi-country survey on men and violence
10 September 2013
Huffingtonpost led with "Startling percentage of rape admissions" in its report on the UN Multi-Country Study on Men and Violence jointly launched today by UNDP, UNFPA, UN Women and UNV through their regional joint programme Partners for Prevention. Visit site
Philly.com reports on UN Multi-country study on men and violence
10 September 2013
Philly.com covered the findings of the UN Multi-country Study on Men and Violence jointly launched today by UNDP, UNFPA, UN Women and UNV through their regional joint programme Partners for Prevention. Visit site
CNN reports on UN Multi-country study on men and violence
10 September 2013
CNN posted a detailed report on the findings of the UN Multi-country Study on Men and Violence jointly launched today by UNDP, UNFPA, UN Women and UNV through their regional joint programme Partners for Prevention. Visit site

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