Latest News for: Asia pacific girl


Inclusion as a work in progress

The Manila Times 25 Mar 2024
Let's keep at it every day, not just on IWD so that we leave behind a truly limitless world for the girls of today. The author is the risk advisory leader of Deloitte Philippines, a member of the Deloitte Asia Pacific Network ... ....

UN Presses Taliban Again to End ‘Heartbreaking’ Curbs on Afghan Women

Voa News 08 Mar 2024
“The biggest challenge is the continued edict that bans girls’ education. Not being able to move forward after the sixth grade is a major stumbling block,” said Kanni Wignaraja, UNDP’s director for Asia and the Pacific, told reporters in New York.

UN Presses Taliban Again to End Heartbreaking Curbs on Afghan Women

Beijing News 08 Mar 2024
"The biggest challenge is the continued edict that bans girls' education. Not being able to move forward after the sixth grade is a major stumbling block," said Kanni Wignaraja, UNDP's director for Asia and the Pacific, told reporters in New York.

Sports on TV, radio: Feb. 2, 2024

Decatur Daily 02 Feb 2024
Today on TV. MEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL. • Kent St. at Buffalo, 5.30 p.m., CBSSN. • St. Bonaventure at Dayton, 6 p.m., ESPN2. • Princeton at Yale, 6 p.m., ESPNU. • Ohio St ... The Asia-Pacific Championship, Third Round, 10 p.m., GOLF. HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL.

Kazakh Juniors Enjoy Success at Tennis Tournaments in Australia

Longview News-Journal 29 Jan 2024
ASTANA, Kazakhstan, Jan ... Omarkhanov, No ... In another junior tournament held in Australia, the Asia-Pacific Elite 14U Trophy, Kazakhstan's Eva Korysheva reached the girls' final ... ....

Australia: Increase Support for Women’s Rights Globally

Human Rights Watch 04 Dec 2023
“Countries in the Asia-Pacific region where women and girls face broader oppression, such as the Taliban’s gender persecution in Afghanistan, should get particular attention.”.

BLACKPINK's Rose attends APEC spousal event on mental health

Korea Times 18 Nov 2023
Rose, a member of K-pop girl group BLACKPINK, attended a spousal event of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in California to discuss efforts to enhance mental health, the White House said.

Biden, Xi emerge from hours of talks, agree to curb illicit fentanyl, restart military dialogue

The Post-Star 16 Nov 2023
Their meeting, on the sidelines of the annual Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation conference, has far-reaching implications for a world grappling with economic cross currents, conflicts in the Middle East and Europe, tensions in Taiwan and more.

Viciousness Regnant: Humanitarianism as a Weasel Word

GlobalResearch 08 Nov 2023
*** ... That’s humanitarianism for you ... It was ... The result ... * ... Dr ... He is a regular contributor to Global Research and Asia-Pacific Research ... A woman holding a girl reacts after Israeli airstrikes hit Ridwan neighborhood of Gaza City, Gaza on October 23, 2023 ... .

Beardsley, Kent finish 1-2 again at Far East Championships

Guam Pacific Daily News 24 Oct 2023
Beardsley and Kent offered a Far East preview at the 18th Asia-Pacific Invitational cross country meet held three days earlier, Oct ... Especially, after winning the IIAAG league and the APICC (Asia ...

Conflict and women

Dawn 24 Oct 2023
Displaced girls in camps may also attract the attention of traffickers ... Its report says that girls in “East Asia and the Pacific, Latin America and the Caribbean, and South Asia face the highest risk of child marriage linked to conflict”.

Uniting for inclusive digital future: Huawei PH, ASEAN Foundation, SEAMEO spotlight Asia-Pacific’s emerging tech leaders ...

Manila Standard 10 Oct 2023
... across the Asia-Pacific, including ICT policy and regulation, joint research, inclusive infrastructure, digital capacity-building, girls and youth empowerment, and digital practice-sharing.

Karen Davila appointed as first United Nations Women Philippines Goodwill Ambassador

Manila Bulletin 26 Sep 2023
Playing her duties as the newly selected UN Women Asia Pacific goodwill ambassador, she promised to work closely "with many UN Women champions and advocates back home to help bring about change in ...

Jayant Digambar Somalkar's Sthal, Tarsem Singh Dhandwar's Dear Jassi win big at TIFF 2023

Indian Express 18 Sep 2023
The NETPAC Award is presented by the Network for the Promotion of Asian Cinema to honour the best film from the Asia-Pacific region screened at the TIFF.

Sharifa Akeel introduces first child with husband Toto Mangudadatu

Manila Bulletin 13 Sep 2023
Early this year, celebrity couple Sharifa Akeel and Toto Mangudadatu welcomed a new addition to their family, a baby girl. On Facebook, the Miss Asia Pacific International 2018 uploaded pictures of her child, playfully saying.