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UN begins 16-day activism campaign highlighting female abuse

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UN begins 16-day activism campaign highlighting female abuse

UN begins 16-day activism campaign highlighting female abuse

The International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on November 25 is the occasion to highlight the many struggles women from around the world continue to face, including domestic abuse, genital mutilation, online violence, and femicide.


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UN Confirms , Record Breaking High Temperatures , Around the World. NPR reports that the United Nations confirmed the Arctic hit a new record high temperature over the summer, reaching over 100F. . In a December 14 statement, the World Meteorological Organization called the record high temperature reading , "more befitting the Mediterranean than the Arctic.". According to NPR, the reading was taken in the Russian town of Verkhoyansk on June 20, 2020. The temperature was reached amid a Siberian heatwave which saw the region reach above-normal temperatures. This new Arctic record is one of a series of observations reported to the WMO Archive of Weather and Climate Extremes that sound the alarm bells about our changing climate. , Petteri Taalas, WMO Secretary-General, via NPR. In 2020, there was also a new temperature record (18.3°C) for the Antarctic continent, Petteri Taalas, WMO Secretary-General, via NPR. According to the WMO, the Arctic region, "is among the fastest-warming regions in the world.". Due to the unprecedented temperatures, the WMO had to add a new climate category to its database for , "highest recorded temperature at or north of 66.5⁰, the Arctic Circle." . The new Arctic record was only one of many record-breaking high temperatures reached in 2020 and 2021. . The island of Sicily broke the record high in Europe, reaching 119.8F. . While one of the world's hottest locations, California's Death Valley, reached a scorching 129.9F.

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