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#CSW61 focuses on women in the changing world of work

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka. UN Photo/Rick Bajornas

Gender inequality in the workplace could cost the world an estimated US$12 trillion in global growth over the next decade, according to a 2015 study. UN Secretary-General António Guterres quoted the staggering figure…

13 Mar 2017 / Listen /

“Many girls” want to “raise their voice”: Afghan radio journalist

Meena Mostayed, head of Radio Sana. Photo: UNAMA/Torpekai Amarkhel

Working as a female journalist in Afghanistan "is not easy" because it's not safe, but many girls still decide…

7 Mar 2017 / Listen /

News in Brief 24 November 2016

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  War-related trauma care established outside Iraqi city Two fully equipped medical facilities to treat people with war-related traumas…

24 Nov 2016 / Listen /

Ugandan entrepreneur stresses importance of education for impoverished children

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  A Ugandan woman has been speaking at the UN about how education has turned her life around, from…

27 Oct 2016 / Listen /
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