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UN Report: Two-Thirds Of Workers In Developing Nations To Be Replaced By Robots

By Jake Anderson of The Anti-Media

An alarming new report from the United Nations is the latest in a litany of studies suggesting that the coming age of automation and workforces dominated by robots will be upon us much faster than previously thought. 427 more words

Daily News

Quality Education for Global Change

The new Global Education Monitoring Report (GEM) Report by UNESCO, released this September, reveals just how important education is to our progress towards all of the UN’s… 750 more words

Uganda

Girls spend 40% more time on chores than boys, UN report finds

Girls spend 40% more time performing unpaid household chores than boys,according to a new report from the UN children’s agency.

Unicef said the difference in time spent working amounted to 160 million extra hours a day worldwide. 189 more words

Africa

Five Million People in Somalia Do Not Have Enough Food, the U.N. Says

Five million people in Somalia, including 300,000 children under five, are suffering from food shortages, according to a new report by the United Nations. Among that estimate — representing over 40% of the population — 50,000 children are described as “severely malnourished.” 109 more words