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14.01.00 – ADVANCEMENT OF WOMEN

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 »

SOMALIA / VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

One hundred Somali women —   dressed in Orange as part of the worldwide Unite to End Violence Against Women —  met in Mogadishu   to organize the local struggle to protect women. UNSOM

8 Dec 2014 | Read More »

VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN WRAP

As United Nations marked Tuesday the International Day to End Violence against Women, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said "let us commit ourselves together starting from today and all the year around, to put an end to this global disgrace. Let us make this world better for all and harmonious and peaceful for all." UNIFEED-UNTV

25 Nov 2014 | Read More »

NY / VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN ADVANCER

Ahead of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women taking place tomorrow, the Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, the head of UN Women Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka and actress Terry Hatcher have together "flipped the switch" to illuminate the Empire State Building in orange – symbolizing hope for a "future free from violence against women and [...]

24 Nov 2014 | Read More »

UN / FIRST RESOLUTION POLICING

The Security Council adopted the first Resolution on UN policing-related work to "peacekeeping, post-conflict peacebuilding, security, the rule of law" and resolves to give "clear, credible and achievable" mandates for policing activities as well as appropriate resources. UNIFEED-UNTV

20 Nov 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / SYRIA COI

A new report of the UN Commission of Inquiry dealing with Syria has documented shocking accounts of the ISIS (Da'esh) armed group's use of terror to subjugate Syrians living in its areas of control, as well as the use of extreme violence against both civilians and captured fighters. CH UNTV

14 Nov 2014 | Read More »

AFGHANISTAN / VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on violence against women, Rashida Manjoo said at the end of her visit in Afghanistan "violence against women and girls is a widespread and systemic problem that has an impact throughout the life cycle of women and girls, whether it occurs in the public or private spheres." UNAMA

13 Nov 2014 | Read More »

UN / IDP WOMEN

Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Edmund Mulet told the Security Council that women often bear the brunt of any protracted conflict, especially in displacement. Mulet said "displaced women are frequently subject to heinous human rights violations, including sexual violence" and "these criminal acts destroy community identity and tear apart traditional ways of life, leaving women [...]

28 Oct 2014 | Read More »

UN / COMFORT WOMEN

During a General Assembly meeting on the advancement of women, The Republic of Korea representative called on the Japanese government "to acknowledge responsibility and take  appropriate measures" to resolve the so-called comfort women issue. UNIFEED – UNTV

15 Oct 2014 | Read More »

GA / MALALA MDGS

With Malala Yousafzai by his side, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today (18 Aug) marked 500 days of action until the deadline to reach the Millennium Development Goals, known worldwide as the "MDGs."

18 Aug 2014 | Read More »

 

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