Haiti: Displaced women face ‘unprecedented’ level of insecurity and sexual violence

Instability in Haiti is fuelling a spike in sexual violence against women and girls as armed gangs continue their assault on the population, the UN agency championing gender equality said on Wednesday. 

Over 1,000 attacks on healthcare in Occupied Palestinian Territory since October

The World Health Organization (WHO) has registered more than 1,000 attacks on healthcare facilities in the Occupied Palestinian Territory since the October 7 terror attacks in Israel sparked the on-going war in Gaza, the agency’s top official in the region said on Wednesday.

Security Council debates Gaza crisis, as civilian suffering continues unabated

The UN Security Council on Wednesday convened an open debate on the ongoing crisis in Gaza, which continues to be marked by immense suffering – compounded now by a complete breakdown of law and order – and a humanitarian system on the brink of collapse.