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On International Day, UN chief says ‘violence against women is not inevitable’ 
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Friday, 25 February 2022
On International Day, UN chief says ‘violence against women is not inevitable’ 
In a virtual event to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, commemorated annually on 25 November, UN Women chief Sima Bahous described gender-based violence (GBV) as “a global crisis”. Read Full Article ...
 
Women building a sustainable future: the Kenyan engineer fighting for equality
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Friday, 25 February 2022
Women building a sustainable future: the Kenyan engineer fighting for equality
Norah Magero, a Mechanical Engineer and Renewable Energy Expert from Kenya, is helping communities adapt to the changing climate, in the face of gender discrim...
 
Pandemic threatens push to end Female Genital Mutilation
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Thursday, 03 February 2022
Pandemic threatens push to end Female Genital Mutilation
The COVID-19 pandemic could reverse decades of global progress in stamping out female genital mutilation (FGM), UN agencies warn ahead of the International Day...
 
UN Lebanon mission becomes pioneer in gender-sensitive peacekeeping
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Tuesday, 01 February 2022
UN Lebanon mission becomes pioneer in gender-sensitive peacekeeping
The Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) is taking advantage of a new initiative, to become the first UN peacekeeping mission to provide gender-sensitive housing ...
 
Violence against refugee women surged in 2020, but grassroots solutions can help tackle scourge
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Wednesday, 24 November 2021
Violence against refugee women surged in 2020, but grassroots solutions can help tackle scourge
One in five refugee or internally displaced women have faced sexual violence, and the situation continues to worsen globally, the UN refugee agency, (UNHCR), s...
 
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