Enough is enough – discrimination and violence must end: head of UN WomenListen /
On International Women’s Day, 8 March 2013, the head of UN Women says discrimination and violence against women and girls have no place in the 21st century. Michelle Bachelet says “Enough is enough”, in a message of both outrage and hope that discrimination and violence must end.
Debi Nova sings "One Woman: A song for UN Women"
The song you've been listening to is the first theme song for a UN organization called "One Woman: A song for UN Women". This song was launched on International Women's Day. The "One Woman" song is a musical celebration of women worldwide, featuring 25 artists from 20 countries. Beng Poblete-Enriquez sat down with Debi Nova, a singer-songwriter from Costa Rica. Debi encourages artists to use their power of communication to help others to break the cycle of violence against women.
Violence against women – a matter of life and death
The Commission on the Status of Women opened its 57th session at United Nations headquarters on Monday with the priority theme the "Elimination and prevention of all forms of violence against women and girls". Gerry Adams reports.
Producer: Beng Poblete-Enriquez