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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 / 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 »

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 »

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 / 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/ MLAMBO-NGCUKA

Commenting on the kidnapping of the girls in Nigeria by Boko Haram, Executive Director of UN Women Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka said that "Boko Haram says that it's culture and religion, we say it's un-African and un-Islamic." UNIFEED-UNTV

26 Jun 2014 | Read More »

 

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