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Call to action: Prevent gender-based violence in humanitarian emergencies
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Thursday, 23 September 2021
Call to action: Prevent gender-based violence in humanitarian emergencies
Top UN officials met in the margins of the 76th General Assembly on Thursday,  with a strong call to action to stamp out gender-based violence (GBV), amid a rise in forced displacement and other humanitarian emergencies around the globe.Read Full Article ...
 
UN Women’s feminist roadmap tackles triple crises of jobs, care and climate 
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Wednesday, 15 September 2021
UN Women’s feminist roadmap tackles triple crises of jobs, care and climate 
The UN’s gender equality and empowerment organization on Thursday published a flagship feminist plan for economic recovery and transformation, which aims to le...
 
Gender equality, the ‘unfinished human rights struggle of this century’: UN chief
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Tuesday, 07 September 2021
Gender equality, the ‘unfinished human rights struggle of this century’: UN chief
Achieving equal rights for women is “the unfinished human rights struggle of this century”, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said in remarks to the Genera...
 
Libya violated rights of ‘targeted’ woman activist, says anti-discrimination committee
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Tuesday, 07 September 2021
Libya violated rights of ‘targeted’ woman activist, says anti-discrimination committee
The failure of Libya to investigate the unlawful arrest and torture of a women’s rights activist is a clear rights violation, the UN’s Committee on the Elimina...
 
Hundreds of millions of women living lives ‘governed by others’, UN report shows
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Tuesday, 07 September 2021
Hundreds of millions of women living lives ‘governed by others’, UN report shows
Almost half of women in some 57 countries do not have the power to make choices over their healthcare, contraception, or sex lives, a new United Nations report...
 
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