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Among the surging number of migrants headed to Europe are pregnant women who are giving birth — whether it’s in Libya as they wait to cross the sea, on rescue ships or at Budapest’s Keleti train station.

A Nigerian migrant mother called her baby girl “Gift” after a difficult delivery on an Italian navy ship that rescued her in the Mediterranean.

  • Resolution recognises child, early and forced marriage as a violation of human rights and calls for strengthened efforts to prevent and eliminate this harmful practice and support married girls
  • Over 85 countries co-sponsored the resolution, including countries with high rates of child marriage
  • Important call to action as States prepare to adopt and implement the Sustainable Development Goals and target 5.3 on child marriage

Several dozen of the world's most prominent scientists sprang from their seats and left the Vatican hall where they were holding a conference on the environment in May 2014. They were bound for a meet-and-greet with Pope Francis at the modest Vatican hotel where he lives, the Domus Sanctae Marthae.

This year’s two Nobel Peace Prize winners have already benefitted thousands of Nepali children and will inspire them. The barbaric attack and killing of innocent school children in P…

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