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41 Income empowers Kilimanjaro women to seek justice
( UN Women )

Content by: UN Development Fund for Women

KWIECO (former) legal officer Anna Gabriel provides legal advice and support to Upendo Women’s Support Group chairperson Rose Davis. “Now with the support and advice that I am getting from Anna I believe that things are going to move,” said Ms Davis.
Created on 2015-06-01 15:03:54
42 Indigenous Women's News Conference
( UN Main Bodies )

Content by: South-South News

18 May 2016, New York, USA | South-South News — The UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Victoria Tauli Corpuz, said “indigenous women suffer disproportionately” from conflict. Speaking at a May 17 news conference at the UN called “Access to Justice: Indigenous Women in Conflict and Peace,” Corpuz, who has v...

Created on 2016-05-18 21:42:57
43 Investing in the Power of Young People, Transforming our World
( UNFPA News )

Content by: UN Population Fund

Statement of the UNFPA Executive Director for International Youth Day

Today, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, commemorates International Youth Day, under the theme, “Youth Civic Engagement,” by celebrating the actions young people around the world take to improve their well-being and that of their communities.<...

Created on 2015-08-06 20:49:21
44 Madagascar sees a new generation of women leaders
( UNFPA News )

Content by: UN Population Fund

ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar – “I used to tell young people to stand up for their ideas,” said Tiana Razafinimanana, in Antananarivo, the capital of Madagascar. Today, she is not only helping the country’s young people express their ideas – she is helping to make those ideas a reality.

Created on 2015-08-10 19:01:57
45 Malala Yousafzai Becomes UN’s Youngest Messenger of Peace
( Gender, Women & Children - IPS )

Content by: Inter Press Service

Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai has become the youngest UN Messenger of Peace with a special focus on girls’ education.

During a designation ceremon...

Created on 2017-04-10 20:51:12
46 Male Indigenous Leaders Push Womens Rights Agenda At Un
( UN Agencies and Other Departments )

Photo: South-South News/Shari Nijman

Content by: South-South News

3 Mach 2013, New York USA | Connor Schratz - Female leaders of indigen...

Created on 2013-03-03 15:31:59
47 Media Advisory: Launch of Progress of the World’s Women: Transforming Economies, Realizing Rights
( UN Women )

Content by: UN Development Fund for Women

WHAT? Launch of flagship UN Women Report: Progress of the World’s Women 2015-2016: Transforming Economies, Realizing Rights

WHEN? Monday 27 April, 2015. Registration at 9.30 AM. Conference commences at 10 AM and concludes at 11 AM.

Created on 2015-04-17 19:57:08
48 Media advisory: UN Women at the 2016 Rio Olympics
( UN Women )

Content by: UN Development Fund for Women

 

WHEN/WHERE: 6 August 2016, 11.30 a.m., Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Teatro de Câmara, Cidade das Artes, Av. das Américas 5300, Barra da Tijuca

WHAT: At the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, UN Women, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Always (#LikeAGirl)...

Created on 2016-08-06 13:00:00
49 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
50 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
51 New UN Advocate Against Sexual Abuse
( UN Agencies and Other 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
52 On International Day For Rural Women, UN Shines Light On Empowerment
( Global Development )

Photo: UN Photo

Content by: South-South News

15 October 2012, New York, USA | Shari Nijman - Although women empowerment has increased around the world, especially in developing countries, rural women still face obstacles getting access to some of the most basic recourses and services

Created on 2012-10-15 04:00:00
53 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
54 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
55 Polio makes unexpected return to Africa
( Global Development )

Photo: UN Photo/Olivier Cassot

Content by: South-South News

21 August 2013, New York, USA | Shari Nijman -&nb...

Created on 2013-08-21 21:36:56
56 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
57 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
58 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
59 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
60 Public Spaces For The Empowerment Of Women And Girls
( UN Agencies and Other 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

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