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#WomensProgress2015 – Transforming Economies, Realizing Women’s Rights

UN Women report “Progress of the World’s Women 2015-2016: Transforming Economies, Realizing Rights” have been launched on 27 April in  London, New York, Mexico City, Nairobi, Bangkok, Alexandria and Sydney and unveils far-reaching alternative policy agenda to transform economies and … Continue reading

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Richest 1% will own more than all the rest by 2016

 The combined wealth of the richest 1 percent will overtake that of the other 99 percent of people next year unless the current trend of rising inequality is checked, Oxfam warned today ahead of the annual World Economic Forum meeting … Continue reading

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#beijing20 – women & poverty

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#Beijing+20 Campaign: Empowering Women – Investing in Girls

[Text reposted from UN Women_The Beijing Platform for ActionTurns 20] They go to school, help with housework, work in factories, make friends, care for elder and younger family members and prepare themselves to take on the responsibilities of adulthood. Girls … Continue reading

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