A US judge ordered the Trump administration to fully reinstate a program that protects from deportation immigrants who came to the country illegally as children.
US judge orders Trump administration to restore 'Dreamers' immigration program
Critical decisions made now to address the COVID-19 pandemic will lead to a life of dignity for all people, UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed said, addressing the second and final day of the General Assembly’s special session devoted to the crisis.
Right decisions on COVID-19 now will secure a life of dignity for all: UN
The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) launched a $6.4 billion emergency funding appeal to reach more than 190 million children affected by humanitarian crises amidst the coronavirus pandemic.
Amid ‘unprecedented’ needs, UNICEF asks for $6.4b to help 190m children
Millions of people in low-income countries have been forced to go without health care or have had to pay for it during the coronavirus pandemic, despite billions of pounds in emergency World Bank funding, research has found.
World Bank ‘missed vital opportunities’ to support COVID response: Oxfam
Famine-like conditions have reappeared in parts of Yemen and almost half the population is experiencing high levels of food insecurity, new United Nations data showed, with aid agencies warning time is running out to prevent mass starvation.
Almost half of Yemenis in acute food insecurity, UN data shows
Authorities in Bangladesh on Friday started sending a first group of more than 1,500 Rohingya refugees to an isolated island despite calls by human rights groups for a halt to the process.
Fears of forced removals as Bangladesh moves Rohingya refugees to remote island
Since she and her husband lost their jobs because of the pandemic, Ilma Silva Santos, a construction worker from the slums of Salvador in northeastern Brazil, has been feeding her family of five thanks to government relief payments – now set to expire at the end of the year.
Brazil's poor fear looming end of COVID emergency cash
US Supreme Court justices appeared wary of barring lawsuits against American companies over alleged human rights abuses abroad but signaled they could toss out a case accusing Cargill Inc. and a Nestle SA subsidiary of knowingly helping perpetuate slavery at Ivory Coast cocoa farms.
US Supreme Court justices question human rights claims against food companies
Commemorating the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery on December 2, the United Nations secretary-general highlighted the impact of the contemporary forms of slavery, underscoring that such abhorrent practices have no space in the 21st century.
World cannot accept slavery in 21st century: UN chief
Naela Abu Jibba, 39, a mother of five, is among hundreds of women in Gaza who could not find jobs in an economy on the brink of collapse.
Gaza women break down work barriers amid Israeli siege

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