United Nations

Backlash after Wonder Woman made UN gender equality ambassador

UN staff raise a petition against the fictional character, described as 'a large breasted, white woman of impossible proportions, scantily clad in a shimmery, thigh-baring body suit with an American flag motif and knee high boots', being given the honorary role

Should we axe the United Nations?

The UN is very much of its time: in other words, it is out of date and mired in confusion. Here we look at its successes and failures – and ask if we should just start again

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