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    Incidents of violence against Afghan women remain largely underreported because of religious beliefs and a culture that has long allowed men to brutalize women, according to a U.N. report. (Associated Press)


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    Illustration Walking out of the U.N. by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times


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    **FILE** The United Nations headquarters in New York


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    **FILE** Qatari women activists holding a banner reading "commit to climate justice 4 all" as they march with local and international activists march to demand urgent action to address climate change at the U.N. climate talks in Doha, Qatar, on Dec. 1, 2012. (Associated Press)


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    In this Sept. 4, 2011 file photo shows the main plant facility at the Navajo Generating Station, from Lake Powell, in Page, Ariz. The United Nations climate chief is urging people not to look solely to their governments to make tough decisions to slow global warming, and instead to consider their own role in solving the problem. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)


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    Local and international activists march to demand urgent action to address climate change at the U.N. climate talks in Doha, Qatar, Saturday , Dec. 1, 2012. (AP Photo/Osama Faisal)


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    Qatari Emir, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani addresses the opening of the high-level segment of the annual U.N. climate talks involving environment ministers and climate officials from nearly 200 countries, in Doha, Qatar, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has urged governments to speed up slow-moving talks to forge a joint response to global warming and warned that climate change was a "crisis, a threat to us all, our economies, our security and the well-being of our children." (AP Photo/Osama Faisal)


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    Organizers sit onstage during the opening ceremony of the 18th United Nations climate change conference in Doha, Qatar, on Monday, Nov. 26, 2012. (AP Photo/Osama Faisal)


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    Organizers sit onstage during the opening ceremony of the 18th United Nations climate change conference in Doha, Qatar, on Monday, Nov. 26, 2012. (AP Photo/Osama Faisal)


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