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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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#beijing20 – women & poverty

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#heforshe – a positive turn for feminism?

Inviting men to take equality as their issue, too, does not only mean, to claim for their rights and to make the inequalities affecting men visible. It also means to firmly and forthright support women’s equal rights, as well as … Continue reading

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FRA survey on gender-based violence in all EU Member States

The new report by the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) presents results from the world’s biggest-ever survey on violence against women, revealing the extent of abuse suffered by women at home, work, in public and online. As well … Continue reading

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Syrian Women’s Joint Statement on Engagement in the Syrian Political Process

  (13 January, 2014: Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland) Syrians and the international community are focused on the Geneva II conference regarding peace in our nation, Syria. We are Syrian women civilians with diverse backgrounds and perspectives, from throughout Syria. We … Continue reading

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#Syrian women: strong recommendations for upcoming peace talks

Geneva — A two-day meeting to support women’s participation and voice in the Syrian peace process, convened in Geneva by UN Women together with the Government of the Netherlands, ended today with a statement by Syrian women civil society members … Continue reading

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UN Women calls for urgent and effective action against femicide | UN Women

“We call on States to accelerate action and swiftly implement the agreements reached on ending all forms of violence against women and girls and on femicide in particular. We owe it to the tens of thousands of women killed every … Continue reading

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