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14.01.00 – ADVANCEMENT OF WOMEN

UNHCR / ALAA ZAATARI STUDENT

Alaa, a 19 year-old Syrian refugee, is attending a Jordanian university close to Zaatari refugee camp thanks to a scholarship from UNHCR's DAFI program. UNHCR

31 Jul 2015 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / MONGOLIAN WOMEN PEACEKEEPERS

In South Sudan the Mongolian women peacekeepers are making a positive impact on peacekeeping environments by supporting the role of women in building peace and by protecting women's rights.  UNMISS

24 Jul 2015 | Read More »

ADDIS ABABA / BAN WOMEN EMPOWERMENT

  In the margins of a Financing for Development Conference held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the UN Secretary-General visited a project that connects 1500 women and young girls to the fashion export market. Ban Ki-moon not only stressed the importance of women’s empowerment for strong economies – he also got some training on spinning cotton. [...]

15 Jul 2015 | Read More »

UN / UN WOMEN AND VALENCIA FC

UN Women launches a partnership with Valencia Club de Futbol to promote gender equality and women's empowerment. UNIFEED UNTV

26 May 2015 | Read More »

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 »

 

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