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On the 22nd of April, the Paris climate change Agreement will open for signature by the UN Member States. Leading up to this major event, we take this opportunity to highlight how volunteerism contributes to climate action. Read More
   
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Tran Van Chuong is one of the male advocates working to prevent violence against women and girls in Viet Nam through the Partners for Prevention, a UN joint programme. (Photo: UNV Viet Nam FU and UN Women Viet Nam, 2016)
UN joint programme helps prevent violence against women in Viet Nam
03 May 2016
Da Nang, Viet Nam: Through the Male Advocacy Club set up by the Women’s Union in Da Nang, Viet Nam, as part of the Partners for Prevention (P4P) UN joint programme, 26-year old Tran Van Chuong found a way to help his neighbour stop beating his wife and learned how to convey his own feelings without insulting or hurting those he spoke to.   Read
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Miho Yoshikawa, UNV Child Protection Officer in India.
Protecting India’s children
03 May 2016
Miho Yoshikawa, an international UN Volunteer from Japan, was stationed in India with UNICEF. As a UNV Child Protection Officer in UNICEF’s Delhi office, she was responsible for programme monitoring, assistance to the organization’s state offices, documentation and research. Read
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