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61 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

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62 The Campaign to End FGM Is Heating Up
( UN Development News )

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.

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63 The motherhood penalty: An infographic for Mother's Day 2015
( UN Women )

Content by: UN Development Fund for Women

 
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64 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...

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65 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.

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66 Thousands Rally in NYC March for International Women's Day
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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...

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67 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.

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68 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.

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69 UN Women Executive Director to visit Colombia
( UN Women )

Content by: UN Development Fund for Women

UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka will visit Colombia from 8-9 May. She will meet with Government officials and Members of Congress, as well as representatives of the private sector, the diplomatic corps and civil society.

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70 UN Women to address gender-based violence in the aftermath of the earthquake in Nepal
( UN Women )

Content by: UN Development Fund for Women

In the wake of the devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal on 25 April, which according to Government reports has caused more than 5,000 deaths and left more than 10,000 people injured, a flash appeal

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71 UNFPA helping Pregnant Women Deliver Safely in Yemen
( UNFPA News )

Content by: UN Population Fund

UNITED NATIONS, New York, 27  July 2015—As the United Nations intensifies its humanitarian efforts to respond to the ongoing crisis in Yemen, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is working with partners to ensure safe birth for pregnant women and to prevent and respond to gender-based violence.

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72 UNFPA responds to gender violence in conflict-scarred Kachin
( UNFPA News )

Content by: UN Population Fund

WAING MAW, Myanmar – “Some women are very upset and are not able to immediately explain what has happened,” caseworker Daw Lu Bu explained in Myanmar’s conflict-ridden Kachin State, where she treats survivors of gender-based violence.

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73 Watch Emma Watson's Amazing Speech about Feminism
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Photo Credit: UN Photo / Mark Garten

Content by: South-South News

20 September 2014, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – Hollywood actress and activist Emma Watson joined with United Nations leadership to launch a new campaign aimed at galvanizing men and boys to become partners in the struggle for gender equality.

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74 Women in Political Power: It Pays Off!
( UN Agencies & Departments )

Content by: South-South News

8 December 2014, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor - Human rights and equality are concepts that reign supreme in the United Nations and other progressively minded international organizations. But the reality on the ground for women is not always so rosy. Nowhere is this clearer than in the political realm, where women are too often excluded ...

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75 Women take the reins to build peace in Colombia
( UN Women )

Content by: UN Development Fund for Women

At a Women’s Gathering on 8 March 2015 in the Department of Meta, participants planted their hands painted in white on a mural as a symbol of their desire to make a mark for peace. Photo:... 
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76 Women’s Participation Accelerates Peacemaking
( Civil Society Reports )

Content by: International Peace Institute

21 July 2015, New York, USA | South-South News – When it comes to the players invovled in negotiations and the steps to establishing...

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77 World Education Forum adopts Declaration on the Future of Education
( UN Women )

Content by: UN Development Fund for Women

Cross-posted from UNESCO

Incheon, Republic of Korea– A transformative vision for education over the next 15 years has been adopted at the W...

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78 Young humanitarian responders vital in Nepal quake relief
( UNFPA News )

Content by: UN Population Fund

SINDHULI, Nepal – Millions are still reeling from the massive earthquake that rocked Nepal in April. Over 8,600 people were killed, over 100,000 were injured, and tens of thousands are now homel...

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79 Young leaders make the case for peace in Somalia
( UNFPA News )

Content by: UN Population Fund

MOGADISHU, Somalia – Fatima Abdi Ali, 21, belongs to a very small minority of game-changers: young women activists pushing for progress in Somalia.

Somalia’s youth face an uphill struggle. More than 75 per cent of the country’s population is under 30 years old, according to the most recent Created on 2015-08-09 18:12:12

80 Young Palestinians push for a gender-equal Constitution
( UN Women )

Content by: UN Development Fund for Women

Laila Ghanam, Governor of the Ramallah & Albireh Governorate, skims through the “Draft Constitution” of the Constitutional Shadow Committee during a visit to discuss. Photo: Palestinian Centre for Peace and Democracy/Ibrahim Abdeljawwad
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