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1 "Women and social inclusion: From Beijing to Post-2015"
( UN Women )

Content by: UN Development Fund for Women

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Excellencies, colleagues and friends,

It is an honour to be here with you today.

Twenty years have now passed since 189 countries at the Fourth World Conference on Women adopted the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action.

Created on 2015-05-07 12:10:50
2 2014 Population Award Honors Pioneers for Women's Health
( UN Agencies and Other Departments )

Content by: South-South News

12 June 2014, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – Great achievements in promoting women’s health were honored by the UN, as the Population Fund (UNFPA) awarded two individuals prestigious honors for their work around the world.

Created on 2014-06-12 04:00:00
3 30 Million Girls Still Face Genital Mutilation, UNICEF’s New Report Says
( Global Development )

Content by: South-South News

22 July 2013, New York, USA | Mathilde Guenegan - UNICEF launched a groundbreaking report on Monday on female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C), entitled "Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting: A statistical overview and exploration of the dynamics of change."

Created on 2013-07-22 04:00:00
4 A family rebuilds after the earthquake in Nepal
( UN Women )

Content by: UN Development Fund for Women

As the fateful earthquake struck Nepal on 25 April, 22-year-old Shanta Tamang went into labour. Shanta’s mother managed to find a local taxi and rushed her to the nearest hospital. The next day, baby Rehan was born.

Created on 2015-05-14 13:04:06
5 Ahead of CSW 59, Leaders Call for Greater Momentum for Gender Equality
( UN Main Bodies )

Content by: South-South News

6 March 2015, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – Ahead of the 69th Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) taking place next week at the United Nations, a high-level panel of the General Assembly convened under the theme of empowering women in the context of the post-2015 development agenda.

Created on 2015-03-06 22:57:17
6 As Global Call for Wage Equality Grows, Economics Appears to Support it
( World News SSN )

Content by: South-South News

23 February 2015, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – Shortly after best supporting actress winner Patricia Arquette made a passionate appeal for wage equality for women during her 2015 Oscar's acceptance speech, the media and academic community was quick to praise her cause. Social media soon erupted with a flurry of memes and graphics sho...

Created on 2015-02-23 23:17:37
7 At Uganda hackathon, youth code their way to better sexual and reproductive health
( UNFPA News )

Content by: UN Population Fund

KAMPALA, Uganda – The developers worked through the night, furiously typing code into their laptops, racing to complete a working prototype. But this was no Silicon Valley startup. It was a conference room in Kampala, Uganda, filled with young people from around the world, all competing to devise the best, most innovative ...

Created on 2015-07-29 17:27:39
8 Ban Ki-Moon Urges for Dignity for all in Annual MDG Report
( Global Development )

Content by: South-South News

22 August 2012, New York, USA | Shari Nijman - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon reminded the world today that the "The world's quest for dignity, peace, prosperity, just...

Created on 2013-08-22 22:17:21
9 Boosting financial and business literacy in Rwanda
( UN Women )

Content by: UN Development Fund for Women


Participants at the Kigali Serena during the FinBiz luncheon for Women Professional and Business Executives. Photos: Christian T. Mulumba/UN Women Rwanda

Kigali– Over 200 executive women from government, private enterprises, and international organizations took part in a two-hour financ...

Created on 2015-06-02 21:12:25
10 Celebrities And Activists March Together For Womens Rights
( UN Main Bodies )

Photo: South-South News/Shari Nijman

Content by: South South News

3 August 2013, New York USA | Connor Schratz -  

Created on 2013-03-08 21:13:43
11 Child labor a continuing problem, ILO official says
( Global Development )

Content by: South-South News

8 October 2013, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor - Progress on eliminating child labor is gaining momentum, but an end to the practice is still out of reach. World leaders, United Nations officials and national delegates are urging stronger collective action to eliminate child labor entirely, and save an entire generation of children....

Created on 2014-06-01 14:51:26
12 Child Mother Program Helps Dadaab’s Most Vulnerable
( Global Development )

Photo: UN Photo

Content by: South-South News

15 October 2012, New York USA | Connor Schratz - Situated close to the Somali border, the Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya is the world's largest. Designed to house about 90,000 people, more than 400,000 now call Dadaab home, with that number rising daily. While life within...

Created on 2012-10-15 20:35:17
13 Clad in new UN Women-sponsored jersey, Valencia Football Club scores
( UN Women )

Content by: UN Development Fund for Women

Sporting their new UN Women-sponsored jerseys, the Valencia Club de Futbol team won a friendly match against Columbus Crew Soccer Club in Columbus, Ohio on 28 May, with a score of 1-0.

Created on 2015-05-28 21:04:01
14 Coverage: UN Women Executive Director visits Colombia
( UN Women )

Content by: UN Development Fund for Women

Walking through the city centre of Medellin, the Executive Director was joined by UN Women’s Regional Director, Luiza Carvalho (to the left) and UN Women’s Country Representative in Colombia, Belén Sanz (to the right) Photo: UN Women/Ryan Brown
Created on 2015-05-13 18:02:41
15 CSW59 Opens, Beginning Two Weeks of Focus on Women's Empowerment
( UN Main Bodies )

Photo Credit: UN Women

Content by: South-South News

9 March 2015, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – The world's leading annual conference on women's issues and gender equality, the Commission on the Status of Women, kicked off its 59th session at the United Nations headquarters today, honing in on the achievements made an...

Created on 2015-03-09 20:35:24
16 CSW: Sustainable Development Not Possible Without Women And Girls
( Global Development )

Content by: South-South News

6 March 2013, New York, USA | Afaf Konja - The Elimination and prevention of all forms of violence against women and girls is the focus of the 57th Commission on the Status of Women currently taking place at UN Headquarters,

Created on 2013-03-06 05:00:00
17 Deputy Executive Director Lakshmi Puri marks the 70th anniversary of the UN in Prague
( UN Women )
Content by: UN Development Fund for Women

UN Women Deputy Executive Director and UN Assistant Secretary-General Lakshmi Puri was one of the keynote speakers at the official event to mark the United Nations’ 70th anniversary in the Czech Republic.

Created on 2015-06-05 21:04:08
18 Ebola prompts efforts to boost condom use in Liberia
( UNFPA News )

Content by: UN Population Fund

MONROVIA, Liberia – “I am HIV-positive, and I am sure I acquired the virus through sexual contact,” said Stephen McGill, of the group Stop AIDS in Liberia, at the launch of a campaign promoting condom use.

Created on 2015-07-19 15:05:56
19 Economic Crisis Through a Gender Lens
( UN Reports )

Report by: UN-Women

16 September, 2014, New York, USA | South-South News  - How can an economic crisis influence the process of gender empwerment? In an effort to answer this question, UN-Women reflects on the past seven yea...

Created on 2014-09-16 15:38:55
20 El Salvador Mission And Un-Women Host Working Breakfast In Preparation Of Gender Rights Discussions
( UN Main Bodies )

Photo: South-South News/Shari Nijman

Content by: South-South News

3 January  2013, New York USA | Connor Schratz - The mission of El Salvador to the United Nations today organized a working breakfast in preparation of the 57th Commission on the Status...

Created on 2013-03-01 22:59:58

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