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14.01.00 – ADVANCEMENT OF WOMEN

AFGHANISTAN / JUSTICE FOR WOMEN

Access to justice for women victims of violence in Afghanistan needs to be strengthened, a new UN report has urged. The report states that while there is a legal framework in place for such cases, there remain many factors hindering access to justice and redress for such women, in particular the lack of available civil [...]

20 Apr 2015 | Read More »

UN / CSW

Delegates from around the world Friday concluded a two week meeting of the    Commission of the Status of Women that called for gender equality in 15  years. UNIFEED

20 Mar 2015 | Read More »

UN / WOMEN AND SLAVERY

The "Women and Slavery" exhibit officially opened on Thursday (12 Mar) at UN Headquarters in New York as part of the Remember Slavery Programme managed by the Department of Public Information (DPI).  The programme honours the victims of slavery and the transatlantic slave trade. UNTV FEATURES

13 Mar 2015 | Read More »

UN / GENDER EQUALITY

Speaking at a UN high-level event on gender equality, the former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said that if US is to close the gap in workforce participation between men and women, its “economy will grow by nearly 10%." UNIFEED-UNTV

10 Mar 2015 | Read More »

UN / CSW

At the opening of the 59th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said that "as women thrive, so will we all.  If girls are held back, the whole world feels the pain." UNIFEED-UNTV

9 Mar 2015 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY

The United Nations Mission in South Sudan together with UN Women and South Sudan Women for Peace celebrated international women's day in Juba on Sunday. UNMISS

9 Mar 2015 | Read More »

SOMALIA / INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY

Somali women joined hands with the global community to mark this years' International Women's Day celebrations with song and dance. UNSOM

9 Mar 2015 | Read More »

GA / WOMEN DAY

Speaking at a high-level debate on advancing gender equality, the executive director of UN Women called on men and boys to “lead on ending violence against women.”UNIFEED-UNTV /FILE

6 Mar 2015 | Read More »

IMF / GENDER

In a new report, the International Monetary Fund says that leveling the legal playing field for women holds real promise for the world, in both human and economic terms.  IMF

23 Feb 2015 | Read More »

AFGHANISTAN / HUMAN RIGHTS

In a training workshop held as part of the observance of the second annual Human Rights week in Afghanistan, the international and national experts shared information and expertise on advocacy and mechanisms for promoting and protecting human rights in Afghanistan. UNAMA

9 Dec 2014 | Read More »

 

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