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‘Leave no one behind’ - a human rights perspective for humanitarian response: interview with Kate Gilmore

In this interview Kate Gilmore, Deputy High Commissioner of the UN Human Rights Office (OHCHR), talks about the ‘leave no one behind’ initiative, which is central to both the Agenda for Humanity and the Sustainable Development Goals. It means reaching everyone and empowering all women, men, girls and boys and groups with specific needs, etc. This includes taking into consideration human rights in humanitarian action. Ms Gilmore discusses the specific roles and responsibilities of humanitarian leaders on these issues.