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UN deputy chief underscores women's role in African security

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Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will not be possible without investing more in women. That's the view of UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed, who led a high-level group of women leaders to…

26 Jul 2017 / Listen /

Sanitary facilities and adequate nutrition key factors in keeping girls in school

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Girls who do not have access to separate sanitary facilities or enough to eat are more likely to drop…

12 Apr 2017 / Listen /

Indigenous women in Philippines need to “assert their rights”

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Indigenous women in the Philippines have "many problems," including a lack of recognition of their ancestral land rights, so…

20 Mar 2017 / Listen /

#CSW61 focuses on women in the changing world of work

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Gender inequality in the workplace could cost the world an estimated US$12 trillion in global growth over the next…

13 Mar 2017 / Listen /
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