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61 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
62 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
63 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
64 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.

Created on 2016-07-22 13:00:00
65 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
66 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
67 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
68 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
69 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
70 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
71 Street children work with UNICEF to improve their lives
( Global Development )

Content by: South-South News

12 March 2012, New York USA | Connor Schratz - A sprawling metropolis of some 10 million, Lagos,

Created on 2012-03-12 21:28:24
72 The Campaign to End FGM Is Heating Up
( World News SSN )

Content by: South-South News

6 February 2015, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor - "I went through [female genital mutilation] when I was about a week old," says Jaha Dukureh, a youth activist and anti-FGM campaigner from Gambia.

Created on 2015-02-06 22:08:07
73 The motherhood penalty: An infographic for Mother's Day 2015
( UN Women )

Content by: UN Development Fund for Women

 
Created on 2015-05-08 15:02:59
74 The Tragic State of Gender-Based Violence in South Sudan
( Civil Society Reports )

Report by: Care International

5 August 2014, New York, USA | South-South News – South Sudan is one of the most dangerous and disempowering places to be a woman or girl. In addition to having the highe...

Created on 2014-08-05 04:00:00
75 The voice of caregivers
( UN Women )

Content by: UN Development Fund for Women

Ahead of International Day of Families on 15 May, we share Violet Shivutse’s story, featured as a story of change in UN Women’s flagship report Progress of the World’s Women 2015-2016: Transforming Economies, Realizing Rights.

Created on 2015-05-14 17:02:37
76 Thousands Rally in NYC March for International Women's Day
( World News SSN )

Photo Credit: UN Women / J Carrier

Content by: South-South News

8 March 2015, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – Holding signs and banners, chanting songs of solidarity, and rallying onlookers throughout the parade, thousands of women and men marched through the slushy streets of New York City in honor of International Wom...

Created on 2015-03-09 15:14:59
77 UN Calls for Greater Role for Women in Post-Conflict States
( Global Development )

Content by: South-South News

18 October 2013, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor - The United Nations Security Council and senior UN officials issued a call for stronger protections for women, and a commitment to greater engagement of women in peacekeeping, conflict-prevention, and other development goals.

Created on 2013-10-18 04:00:00
78 UN Chief Calls On Policy Makers To Boost Support Of The Family
( Global Development )

Content by: South-South News

15 May 2013, New York, USA | Afaf Konja - Pointing to various social and economic difficulties of the times like youth unemployment, lack of affordable childcare, inadequate pensions or proper care for older persons

Created on 2013-05-15 04:00:00
79 UN to Investigate Violations Against Rohingya
( Gender, Women & Children - IPS )

Content by: Inter Press Service

 

UNITED NATIONS, Mar 27 2017 (IPS) - A top UN human rights group has decided to investigate human rights abuses against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.

Created on 2017-03-27 20:03:32
80 UN Women and Technovation announce strategic partnership to support young women entrepreneurs in technology
( UN Women )

Content by: UN Development Fund for Women

 

New York / San Francisco – 23 April 2015 – On this Girls in ICT Day, UN Women and Technovation are announcing a new partnership to expand young women’s technological innovation around the globe.

Created on 2015-04-23 21:18:37

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