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WOMEN: Women parliamentary leaders address gender issues

UN Photo/Jean-Marc Ferré

Women Speakers represent less than 15 per cent of all Speakers of Parliament in the world, according to the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU). To tackle this inequality, senior women parliamentary leaders recently met in…

12 Sep 2014 / Listen /

WOMEN: "Corrective rape" should be recognized as a hate crime, says advocate

UN Photo/Staton Winter

“Corrective rape” is a huge problem in South Africa, according to the director of the International Gay and Lesbian…

4 Sep 2014 / Listen /

WOMEN: Women disproportionately affected by climate change

UN Photo/Logan Abassi

Women are often more affected than men by climate change, especially if during a natural disaster. That's according to…

28 Aug 2014 / Listen /

WOMEN: Lebanon: A Tradition Yields New Opportunities

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With no end in sight to the conflict in Syria, life as a refugee goes on for millions of…

21 Aug 2014 / Listen /
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