On International Day, U.N.’s Ban Urges Global Community To Improve Visibility, Rights Of Widows

U.N. News Centre: World’s oft-marginalized widows must be part of sustainable development, says Ban
“With nearly half the world’s 259 million widows living in poverty, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon [Thursday] urged greater efforts to ‘make them more visible in our societies’ and ensure they are a vital part of the U.N. Sustainable Development Agenda’s pledge to ‘leave no one behind’…” (6/23).