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15 lutego 2018

Morocco:Morocco's Lower House Adopts Draft Law to Combat Violence Against Women

[MAP] Rabat -Morocco's House of Representatives (lower house) adopted on Wednesday a draft law to combat violence against women.

15 lutego 2018

Liberia:The Need for a Woman Senator to Replace Pres. Weah - Bridging the 26-Male - 2-Female Disparity

[NEWS] After a heated political contest for the Liberian presidency, the dust is now settled with the election of Amb. George Weah and Senator Jewel Howard Taylor as President and Vice President (...)

15 lutego 2018

South Africa:Minister Bathabile Dlamini On Violence Against Children During Global Solutions Summit

[Govt of SA] South African Government and UNICEF promote community-based care, parenting and mencare at Swedish' Global Solutions summit to end violence against (...)

22 października 2015

Work of doctor who helped treat rape victims focus of new film

The work of a gynaecologist who treats rape victims who have been subjected to sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is the focus of a film which has just been released. (...)

21 października 2015

Report lays out "baseline" for progress in gender equality

Although women are outpacing men in achieving higher levels of education, they are still more likely to pursue the humanities as opposed to science, technology, engineering and mathematics. (...)

20 października 2015

Grim but essential, autopsies are saving lives in Bangladesh

MOHESHALI, Bangladesh – Something went terribly wrong when Asta Banu gave birth. Her labour was difficult and seemed to take forever. When the baby – a boy – was finally born, he was unresponsive. (...)

12 lipca 2013

At the UN, Malala Yousafzai celebrates birthday and education for all

Pakistani education activist and violence survivor Malala Yousafzai will mark her 16th birthday on 12 July 2013, at United Nations headquarters by giving her first high-level public appearance (...)

12 lipca 2013

UN Women Goodwill Ambassador Nicole Kidman to receive award for work on women’s rights

UN Women Goodwill Ambassador Nicole Kidman and UN Women Acting Head Lakshmi Puri are to receive awards from the Cinema for Peace Foundation today. They will be honoured at an evening event in (...)

11 lipca 2013

Ugandan and Taiwanese students win Women’s Empowerment Award at Microsoft’s Imagine Cup

Students from Uganda and Taiwan have been named the winners of the first Women’s Empowerment Award at Microsoft’s global student software competition Imagine Cup for cost-effective applications (...)

12 lutego 2018

Around four million Iraqi children in need says UNICEF, ahead of investment conference in Kuwait

Nearly a quarter of all Iraqi children are living in poverty, and in the wake of more than four years of violence, families are being pushed to “extreme measures” in order to survive, said the (...)

12 lutego 2018

More than 5,000 child soldiers released in 2017, but tens of thousands still being used in conflict – UN

The global commitment to end the use of children in armed conflict led to the release and reintegration of more than 5,000 children in 2017, but tens of thousands of boys and girls are still (...)

9 lutego 2018

Ahead of International Day of Women and Girls in Science, UN calls for smashing stereotypes

It is time to support and invest in women and girls who want to pursue careers in scientific research, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said in a message to mark the International (...)

11 lutego

The welfare effects of social assistance programmes for women in India

The literature has established that the alarming female poverty rate in India is a crucial factor contributing to ‘missing elderly women’.

23 stycznia

Women in the gig economy: paid work, care and flexibility in Kenya and South Africa

The gig economy is expanding globally, with exponential growth forecast in traditionally female-dominated sectors – notably on-demand household services including cooking, cleaning and care (...)

20 listopada 2019

The politics of social protection in Eastern and Southern Africa

The notion that social protection should be a key strategy for reducing poverty in developing countries has now been mainstreamed within international development policy and (...)