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21 Clad in new UN Women-sponsored jersey, Valencia Football Club scores
( UN Women )

Content by: UN Development Fund for Women

Sporting their new UN Women-sponsored jerseys, the Valencia Club de Futbol team won a friendly match against Columbus Crew Soccer Club in Columbus, Ohio on 28 May, with a score of 1-0.

Created on 2015-05-28 21:04:01
22 Coverage: UN Women Executive Director visits Colombia
( UN Women )

Content by: UN Development Fund for Women

Walking through the city centre of Medellin, the Executive Director was joined by UN Women’s Regional Director, Luiza Carvalho (to the left) and UN Women’s Country Representative in Colombia, Belén Sanz (to the right) Photo: UN Women/Ryan Brown
Created on 2015-05-13 18:02:41
23 CSW: Sustainable Development Not Possible Without Women And Girls
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Content by: South-South News

6 March 2013, New York, USA | Afaf Konja - The Elimination and prevention of all forms of violence against women and girls is the focus of the 57th Commission on the Status of Women currently taking place at UN Headquarters,

Created on 2013-03-06 05:00:00
24 CSW59 Opens, Beginning Two Weeks of Focus on Women's Empowerment
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Photo Credit: UN Women

Content by: South-South News

9 March 2015, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – The world's leading annual conference on women's issues and gender equality, the Commission on the Status of Women, kicked off its 59th session at the United Nations headquarters today, honing in on the achievements made an...

Created on 2015-03-09 20:35:24
25 Deputy Executive Director Lakshmi Puri marks the 70th anniversary of the UN in Prague
( UN Women )
Content by: UN Development Fund for Women

UN Women Deputy Executive Director and UN Assistant Secretary-General Lakshmi Puri was one of the keynote speakers at the official event to mark the United Nations’ 70th anniversary in the Czech Republic.

Created on 2015-06-05 21:04:08
26 Ebola prompts efforts to boost condom use in Liberia
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Content by: UN Population Fund

MONROVIA, Liberia – “I am HIV-positive, and I am sure I acquired the virus through sexual contact,” said Stephen McGill, of the group Stop AIDS in Liberia, at the launch of a campaign promoting condom use.

Created on 2015-07-19 15:05:56
27 Economic Crisis Through a Gender Lens
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Report by: UN-Women

16 September, 2014, New York, USA | South-South News  - How can an economic crisis influence the process of gender empwerment? In an effort to answer this question, UN-Women reflects on the past seven yea...

Created on 2014-09-16 15:38:55
28 El Salvador Mission And Un-Women Host Working Breakfast In Preparation Of Gender Rights Discussions
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Photo: South-South News/Shari Nijman

Content by: South-South News

3 January  2013, New York USA | Connor Schratz - The mission of El Salvador to the United Nations today organized a working breakfast in preparation of the 57th Commission on the Status...

Created on 2013-03-01 22:59:58
29 Executive Director visits South Africa
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Content by: UN Development Fund for Women

During a week-long mission to her native South Africa from 1-5 June, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka will visit UN Women programmes in the field, take part in a joint workshop for female entrepreneurs, attend the World Economic Forum on Africa 2015 – which she will co-chair this year – where she will call for a new...

Created on 2015-06-01 21:17:29
30 Family planning fair dispels rumours, empowers women
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Content by: UN Population Fund

AHUA, Côte d’Ivoire – As the crowds poured into the fairground in Ahua Village, in rural Côte d’Ivoire, it was clear that this would not be an ordinary festival. Instead of games and prizes, the village square was filled with midwives, health workers and educators directing people to private consultations on family p...

Created on 2015-07-20 16:45:00
31 Family planning helps refugees put their families, futures first
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Content by: UN Population Fund

BARATUKU/KIRYADONGO, Uganda – Two brave South Sudanese refugees are defying expectations and speaking frankly about their decision to use family planning. After surviving conflict and enduring a perilous journey to Uganda, they are unwilling to allow social pressure to interfere with their families or their futures, they s...

Created on 2015-07-27 22:56:14
32 Female peacekeepers take the helm, to end gender-based violence
( UN Women )

Content by: UN Development Fund for Women

Some participants in the peacekeeper training course pose for a group photo (from left to right): Maj. Sarah Amir (Bangladesh); Maj. Catherine Chacha (Kenya); Maj. Chizu Kurita (Japan); Maj. Berna Kayirangwa (Rwanda); Maj.
Created on 2015-05-28 19:00:00
33 Former Presidents Unite To Call For Protection Of Women
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Photo: UN Photo

Content by: South-South News

25 April 2013, New York USA | Connor Schratz - Few topics are as essential to huma...

Created on 2013-04-25 16:02:48
34 Gender balance as a business imperative: A Q&A with Matt Winkler, Bloomberg News
( UN Women )

Content by: UN Development Fund for Women

Matt Winkler was a panelist in a side-event during the 59th Commission on the Status of Women on 12 March, entitled “Advancing Critical Area of Concern J of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action”, co-hosted by UN Women and UNESCO.
Created on 2015-05-04 15:03:14
35 Girls kick violence with Grassroot Soccer
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Content by: UN Development Fund for Women

UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka visits the United Nations Trust Fund-supported Grassroot Soccer SKILLZ Street intervention at the Yomelela Primary School, Khayalitsha Cape Town. Photo: UN Women/Karin Schermbrucker

 

Created on 2015-06-02 21:12:25
36 Haiti Releases Data On Women And Children
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Photo: UN Photo

Content by: South-South News

17 January 2013, New York USA | Connor Schratz - For the first time in seven years...

Created on 2013-01-17 17:46:35
37 Health camps bring life-saving care to disaster survivors
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Content by: UN Population Fund

RASUWA, Nepal – Months after the devastating earthquake in Nepal, access to essential health services remains a serious concern for survivors. Health facilities sustained tremendous damage , affecting health workers’ ability to respond to the needs of affected populations, particularly in remote areas.

Created on 2015-08-17 15:15:25
38 Hillary Clinton Joins UN Panel on Women in Business
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Photo: UN Photo / Loey Felipe

Content by: South-South News

10 March 2015, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – While the media attention was almost purely focused on her hastily-announced press conference where she finally addressed lingering questions about her controversial use of personal email while Secretary of State, H...

Created on 2015-03-10 22:11:45
39 In Bosnia, story-tellers prized for their empowering prose
( UN Women )

Content by: UN Development Fund for Women

Inspiring women to be masters of their own destiny, this excerpt of a story by Hana Kazazović, from Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina, was chosen as the winner of a UN Women short-story competition, dubbed “Women – yesterday, today and tomorrow.

Created on 2015-04-20 20:00:00
40 Including Women in the Fight Against Terrorism
( Global Development )

Content by: South-South News

27 October 2014, New York, USA | Shari Nijman – Highlighting the important role of women when it comes to violent extremism – as victims, as perpetrators and as role models against terrorism - experts and advocates on the topic came together at the...

Created on 2014-10-27 23:25:21

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