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Involving men plays crucial role for women's empowerment, says activist

Inna Modja, Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), at the high-level launch of the EU-UN Spotlight Initiative for the elimination of violence against women and girls. The event was held on the margins of the General Assembly's annual general debate. UN Photo/Rick Bajornas

Men should be playing a more active role in empowering women, and helping to end the scourge of gender-based violence. That's one of the messages being expressed on the International Day of the…

22 Nov 2017 / Listen /

Women: focus on climate change, sustainable future and efforts to fight AIDS

Charlize Theron. UN Photo/Cia Pak

Gender issues must be taken into account in new climate deal The important linkages between gender issues and climate…

1 Oct 2015 /

Women: focus on women judges, career in nuclear and shipping industries

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Lack of women judges in international tribunals "unjust" The lack of women judges working in international courts and tribunals…

24 Sep 2015 /

Women: focus on health care, older women and women entrepreneurs

Dr. Laura Stachel at the Mase Health Centre in Malawi. Photo Credit: We Care Solar

Electricity essential for live-saving health care. One of the key aims of the new development goals that have been…

17 Sep 2015 /
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