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81 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.

Created on 2015-05-07 20:08:39
82 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

Created on 2015-05-01 18:15:47
83 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.

Created on 2015-07-26 16:13:32
84 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.

Created on 2017-04-10 14:25:11
85 Watch Emma Watson's Amazing Speech about Feminism
( UN Main Bodies )

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.

Created on 2014-09-20 04:00:00
86 Women Continue To Face Dire Situation In Afghanistan
( Global Development )

Photo: UN Photo

Content by: South-South News


12 December 2012, New York USA | Connor Schratz - In few countries around the world have women seen persecution, threats, and violence like they have in Afghanistan. There, women spe...

Created on 2012-12-12 17:33:05
87 Women in Political Power: It Pays Off!
( UN Agencies and Other 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 ...

Created on 2014-12-08 22:02:22
88 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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89 Women, Peace And Security
( Global Development )

Photo: UN Photo

Content by: South-South News

7 June 2013, New York USA | Connor ScratzIt is a sad reality of conflict that women, who are so often barred from the decisions involved in going to war, are u...

Created on 2013-06-07 21:24:10
90 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...

Created on 2015-07-21 18:17:59
91 World Celebrates International Women’s Day
( Global Development )

Content by: South-South News

8 March 2012, New York USA | Connor Schratz - The challenges and successes of women around the world were recognized on Thursday, as the international community observed International Women's Day. The March 8 date comes in the midst of both the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), and Women's history month.

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Created on 2012-03-08 17:51:59
92 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...

Created on 2015-05-21 18:02:15
93 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...

Created on 2015-07-22 22:10:02
94 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

95 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
Created on 2015-04-08 21:03:28
96 Youth spring into action in wake of Myanmar’s floods
( UNFPA News )

Content by: UN Population Fund

AYEYAWADY, Myanmar – Over a million people have been critically affected by floods and landslides sweeping Myanmar. More than a hundred people have been killed, and downed bridges and washed-out r...

Created on 2015-08-17 17:37:46

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