Rights groups urge aid access to conflict-hit Myanmar region
Nearly 120,000 people, mostly Rohingya, were already displaced in Rakhine after an outbreak of communal violence in 2012
Central African Republic worst country in the world for young people - study
Global growth and poverty reduction over next 20 years will be driven by today's young people, yet many struggle to find jobs
Nations agree on global road map to steer breakneck urbanization
Goals include development of sustainable, compact cities that do not harm the environment, and redevelopment of informal settlements with participation of residents
Nearly 850,000 people in Madagascar face "alarming" hunger levels - U.N.
"These are people living on the very brink - many have nothing but wild fruits to eat"
Canadian police investigate threats against transgender students amid rising tensions over rights
Earlier this year, Canada's Liberal government introduced Bill C-16 to protect transgender people against discrimination
Put people, not cars, first in transport systems - U.N.
Promoting cycling and walking can save lives and cut pollution and climate change – but it has to be made safer, experts say
"Barefoot surveyors" flag needs in world's slums, key to urban development - activist
"Barefoot surveyors" use mobile phones to map and document the slums' demographic data