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More work to do to unleash potential of Africa's women and girls
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UNECA UNITED NATIONS ECONOMIC COMMISSION FOR AFR : Unequal acc...

Rural poverty is the main feature of poverty in North Africa and prevails mostly among women. Though rural women are key to the survival and management of the household, accessing productive resources in general still represents a persistent ... 4 Traders, 16 hours ago
Unequal access to funding aggravates rural women's vulnerability in North Africa United Nations Economic Commission For Africa, 16 hours ago
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'Zero tolerance on violence against women caught in unrest'

From Yoshita Singh United Nations, Jan 31: Asserting that it is committed to a zero tolerance policy on violence against women, India has told the UN Security Council it should "disaggregate" the complex nature of its peacekeeping mandates and focus ...
 Oneindia6 hours ago
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UN urged to protect girls and women from rape in conflict

PTI United Nations : A Somali woman who runs an organization helping victims of sexual violence has urged the Security Council to step up action to prevent UN peacekeepers and staff deployed to conflict zones from becoming "violent ...
 News Today6 hours ago

[Switzerland] UN Women launches next phase in HeForShe campaign at Davos Forum

**DAVOS, Switzerland** -----At the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, UN Women, the United Nations entity dedicated to achieving women's empowerment and gender equality, unveiled a new initiative to galvanize the support of global leaders ...
 Islands Business5 days ago What This Davos Woman Has to Say About Davos Women  Huffington Post16 hours ago
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Cate Blanchett is proud of Emma Watson's UN speech

. Watson, 24, the newly appointed UN Women Goodwill Ambassador delivered an emotional speech about feminism at the United Nations headquarters in September to help launch the HeForShe gender equality campaign, reported E! Online. Watson in her speech stated ...
 Business Standard2 months ago WOMEN: New campaign aims to galvanize support for women's empowerment  United Nations Multimedia23 hours ago Sania Mirza role model for girls all over the world: United Nations  One India2 months ago Sania named UN Goodwill Ambassador  The Hindu2 months ago
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Chinese envoy urges better protection of women and girls in areas of conflict

A Chinese envoy to the United Nations on Friday stressed it is necessary to better protect women and girls in areas of conflict by way of promoting peace and development. Women and girls often suffer the most from regional conflict, violence, ...
 China.org.cn14 hours ago
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African Union must act to end the rape and torture of women in South Sudan

By NAVANETHEM PILLAY More by As the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, I visited South Sudan in May 2012, less than a year after its people voted for a better future as an independent nation state. There were human rights ...
 Daily Nation4 days ago
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ISIS Targeting Educated Iraqi Women for Execution

The United Nations hasannounced that ISIS militants are executing educated women who reside in its controlled territories. The group has already executed three female lawyers this month. UN spokeswoman Ravina Shamdasani said a number of women ...
 EducationNews.org4 days ago ISIS Killing 'Educated, Professional Women' In New Wave Of Horror, United Nations Says  Hngn.com1 week ago Islamic State Executing 'Educated Women' in New Wave of Horror: UN  NDTV1 week ago
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UNITED NATIONS HUMAN RIGHTS EXPERTS STRESS THAT ACCOUNTABILITY IS THE KEY TO ACHIEVING SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS

26 January 2015 GENEVA (26 JANUARY 2015) The post-2015 sustainable development goals currently being debated by the international community must be anchored firmly in international human rights standards and backed by strong means of ensuring ...
 United Nations Office at Geneva5 days ago Molaverdi: Women key to sustainable development  Iran Daily4 days ago UNITED NATIONS RIGHTS EXPERT TO VISIT PORTUGAL TO ASSESS INDEPENDENCE OF THE JUSTICE SYSTEM  United Nations Office at Geneva1 week ago UN United Nations : Top UN officials welcome negotiations as Member States discuss new sustainability agenda  4 Traders1 week ago
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Men leave U.N. "Barbershop" after vow to push for gender equality

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The United Nations closed its "Barbershop Conference" on Thursday with prominent male diplomats - and a 13-year-old boy - pledging to recruit men and boys to advance gender equality and end violence against women.
 Reuters2 weeks ago UN conference asks men to speak out for women`s rights  Zee News2 weeks ago Men leave UN "Barbershop" after vow to push for gender equality  Zee News2 weeks ago Men need to practice new masculinity: Rahul Bose  Deccan Herald2 months ago
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