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United Nations 21st Century
UNTV's news-magazine program puts a spotlight on the world's most underreported stories. Featuring character-driven, human interest stories that reflect some of the most important issues affecting the world and our lives today. The program gives viewers unparalleled access to people and places, bringing you the stories as they unfold over time, long after other news outlets leave. From the child labor situation in Tanzania to the women's struggle in Afghanistan, from the impoverished streets of Somalia to the frontline of the guerilla war in Colombia, 21st Century is there.
Image: Portrait of Charlotte Le Grix de La Salle, French anchorwoman of UNTV’s “21st Century” series. United Nations, New York
For South Africans with disabilities, achieving success and fulfilment can be a daunting prospect. But does that mean you can’t dream big?
Descended from African slaves – the Siddi people today live in western India. For centuries they’ve held on to their African culture – and a special relationship with the Asiatic lion Women played a central role in Colombia’s recent peace accord. In a historic first for the country, women’s rights were placed at the heart of the agreement In most of the world, road traffic has increased massively in recent years - but protections for pedestrians don’t always keep pace. In the former Soviet Republic of Georgia, a new campaign is focusing on pedestrian power.