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The world must make faster progress to end female genital mutilation by 2030

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin and UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake on the 2017 International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM NEW YORK, Feb. 6, 2017 /CNW/ - "It irreparably damages girls' bodies, inflicting excruciating pain. It causes extreme emotional trauma that can last a lifetime. "It increases the risk of deadly complications during pregnancy, labour...

Feb 09, 2017, 12:02 ET

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says Access to Clean Drinking Water a Basic Human Right

OTTAWA, Feb. 9, 2017 /CNW/ - The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde issued the following...

Feb 08, 2017, 13:25 ET

Commissioner's statement on OPP sexual assault investigations

ORILLIA, ON, Feb. 8, 2017 /CNW/ - Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Commissioner, J.V.N. (Vince) HAWKES is releasing...

Feb 07, 2017, 16:33 ET

Government of Canada wraps up consultations on how to make a more accessible Canada for people with disabilities

February marks the last month of the Government of Canada's cross-country, ground-breaking Accessible Canada...