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41 Message for World Humanitarian Day
( UNFPA News )

Content by: UN Population Fund

Statement by Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director, UNFPA. World Population Day is observed on 11 July. - See more at: http://www.unfpa.org/news/message-world-population-day-0#sthash.RdEThHSO...
Statement by Dr. Ba...
Created on 2015-08-12 18:02:59
42 New Gender Alert highlights the need to ensure leadership roles for women in post-earthquake Nepal
( UN Women )

Content by: UN Development Fund for Women

After a 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on 25 April and a second major quake rattled the country on 12 May, over 8 million people have been affected in 39 of Nepal’s 75 districts, with over 8,600 deaths and over 14,000 injuries (estimates as of 18 May).

Created on 2015-05-19 19:32:00
43 New UN Advocate Against Sexual Abuse
( UN Agencies & Departments )

Content by: South-South News

6 November 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — The first UN Advocate for the Rights of Victims of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse, Jane Connors, said her priority is to “give visibility” to the victims and to “amplify their voices in a way that cannot be ignored and support them as they build their lives.”

Created on 2017-11-06 20:52:14
44 Op-ed: Now that would be a mother’s day really worth celebrating
( UN Women )

Content by: UN Development Fund for Women

Mother’s Day will be marked this Sunday [10 May] in more than 80 countries worldwide, from Anguilla to Zimbabwe. The origins of this day vary, but in the United States of America, it was established by Anna Jarvis in 1908, in honour of her mother, Ann Jarvis, a peace activist who cared for wounded soldiers on both sides of the Civil Wa...

Created on 2015-05-13 21:27:52
45 Partner profile: Interview with Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida
( UN Women )

Content by: UN Development Fund for Women

Foreign Minister of Japan, Fumio Kishida. Photo Courtesy MOFA Japan.

Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida, refers to his Government's contribution of nearly USD 5 million to UN Women’s core budget and over USD 14 million to projects and programmes financed through its non-core budget, bringing Japan’s to...

Created on 2015-06-03 18:03:17
46 Press Release: Facebook, UN Women help female entrepreneurs boost their businesses
( UN Women )

Content by: UN Development Fund for Women

Photo: UN Women

(Cape Town, South Africa) Facebook, in support of UN Women, is hosting a Boost Your Business workshop for women Small to Medium Enterprise (SME) owners in Cape Town today.

Created on 2015-06-02 21:12:25
47 Press release: New report from UN Women unveils far-reaching alternative policy agenda to transform economies and make gender equality a reality
( UN Women )

Content by: UN Development Fund for Women

[EMBARGOED UNTIL 10 AM, GMT]

(London, 27 April, 2015) A major report from UN Women, released today in seven locations globally, brings together human rights and economic policymaking to call for far-reaching changes to the global policy agenda that will transform economies and make women’s rights, and equalit...

Created on 2015-04-27 13:00:22
48 Press release: UN Women announces bold commitments to gender equality from 10 partners across the world
( UN Women )

Content by: UN Development Fund for Women

(New York)—UN Women’s HeForShe campaign today announced 10 bold commitments from its IMPACT Champions, demonstrating strong leadership to advance women’s rights and empowerment.

The HeForSheIMPACT 10X10X10 is an initiative that aims to engage an initial 10 governments, corp...

Created on 2015-05-05 12:08:34
49 Press release: Valencia Club de Fútbol and UN Women kick off partnership to promote gender equality
( UN Women )

Content by: UN Development Fund for Women

UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka holds one of the new jerseys as she poses with players of the Valencia Club de Futbol soccer team at a press conference in New York on 26 May 2015.
Created on 2015-05-26 19:42:46
50 Public Spaces For The Empowerment Of Women And Girls
( UN Agencies & Departments )

Photo: South-South News/Shari Nijman

Content by: South-South News

7 March 2013, New York USA | Connor Schratz - Fear of harassment in public spaces limits many women in their freedom to go where they want, when they want, according to panelist discussing the reclaiming of public spaces for the empowerment of ...

Created on 2013-03-07 16:29:20
51 Reading between the lines: Moldovan journalists embrace balanced reporting
( UN Women )

Content by: UN Development Fund for Women

Cristina Arama is a journalist with the Unimedia.info news portal in the Republic of Moldova, who took part in the UN Women-led training and periodic self-assessments. Photo Courtesy of Cristina Arama.
Created on 2015-05-01 16:57:32
52 Refugee with disability overcomes steep hurdles
( UNFPA News )

Content by: UN Population Fund

ZAATARI/MAFRAQ, Jordan – Four decades ago in Syria, a medical mistake left Fatima deaf. She spent years overcoming her disability – only to find herself uprooted by the violence in her home country.

Created on 2015-07-26 19:28:17
53 Regional Situation Report for Syria Crisis #35 - 1-30 June 2015
( UNFPA News )

Content by: UN Population Fund

Violence has escalated in several parts of Syria. Of the 4.6 million people living in hard-to-reach areas, 422,000 remained besieged. This included 26,500 people besieged by non-state armed groups in Nebula and Zahra, and 228,000 people besieged by ISIL in the government-controlled western neighbourhoods of Deir-ez-Zor.

Created on 2015-08-06 19:44:47
54 Rugby players in Georgia scrum against violence
( UN Women )

Content by: UN Development Fund for Women

UN Women's campaign billboard: My team supports me! in August 2015 inTbilisi, GeorgiaPhoto: EGO Magazine/Sasha Prishvin for UN Women

In December 2010, “unusual” billboards started appearing in the streets of Tbilisi, Georgia’s capital city.

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55 Rural women access early cancer screening in Turkey
( UN Women )

Content by: UN Development Fund for Women

“I would not have found the opportunity to even go [get screened at all had it not been for this service],” says 65-year-old Ümmügül, from a farming family in the village of Hamamkarahisar, located an hour away from Eskişehir – a central Anatolian city in Turkey.

Created on 2015-04-07 19:12:11
56 Security Council Debate on Women, Peace, and Security
( UN Main Bodies )

Content by: South-South News

25 October 2016, New York, USA | South-South News — The UN Security Council held an open debate on “Women and Peace and Security: Implementing the Common Agenda.” The October 25th meeting focused on the UN’s global study on the implementation of Council resolutions dealing with the roles of women in peacekeeping and peace negotiati...

Created on 2016-10-25 21:52:55
57 Sexuality education comes to Kyrgyzstan
( UNFPA News )

Content by: UN Population Fund

BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan – Twelve-year old Aigul,* in eastern Kyrgyzstan, locked herself in a school bathroom and contemplated suicide. When her teacher came to investigate, Aigul confessed that she had ignored her mother’s warning not to play with boys.

Created on 2015-08-05 15:58:30
58 Silent no more: Radio in Cameroon amplifies the voices of women and girls
( UNFPA News )

Content by: UN Population Fund

MOKOLO, Cameroon – Conditions are often harrowing for women and girls in Cameroon’s Far North Region. Violence, child marriage and maternal death are all too familiar experiences in this part of the country.

Created on 2015-08-03 17:50:28
59 Statement by UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka following the devastating earthquake in Nepal
( UN Women )

Content by: UN Development Fund for Women

UN Women stands in strong solidarity with the people of Nepal as they face the loss of life of loved ones and the physical devastation caused by the earthquake and aftershocks.

Created on 2015-04-27 19:27:08
60 States assess progress on women’s involvement in conflict management and sustainable peace
( UN Women )

Content by: UN Development Fund for Women

Vilnius, Lithuania– More than 70 experts from across North America, Europe and Asia are meeting in the Lithuanian capital on today for a conference organized by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), UN Women and the Lithuanian Government, to discuss the implementation of the landmark

Created on 2015-04-20 15:05:25

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