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Harness multilateralism’s power to urgently advance women’s rights amid COVID recovery
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Monday, 19 October 2020
Harness multilateralism’s power to urgently advance women’s rights amid COVID recovery
With essential resources for women’s health being diverted to emergency COVID-19 response around the world, Governments, civil society leaders, CEOs and academic experts gathered virtually on Tuesday, to explore ways to accelerate the achievement of landmark targets set 25 years ago for gender equality and women’s empowerment.Read Full Article ...
 
Equal pay essential to build a world of dignity and justice for all, UN says, commemorating first In
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Thursday, 17 September 2020
Equal pay essential to build a world of dignity and justice for all, UN says, commemorating first In
The United Nations is marking the first ever International Equal Pay Day, on Friday, drawing attention to the gender pay gap – the difference between what a wo...
 
Women bear the brunt, as COVID erodes progress on eradicating extreme poverty
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Tuesday, 01 September 2020
Women bear the brunt, as COVID erodes progress on eradicating extreme poverty
The coronavirus pandemic and its fallout will likely push 47 million more women into poverty, reversing decades of progress to eradicate extreme poverty, new d...
 
Generations of progress for women and girls could be lost to COVID pandemic, UN chief warns
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Sunday, 30 August 2020
Generations of progress for women and girls could be lost to COVID pandemic, UN chief warns
Highlighting the disproportionate and devastating socio-economic impact of COVID-19 on women and girls globally, The UN chief António Guterres called on Monday...
 
Real Life Heroes: building a safe space for Rohingya women refugees
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Monday, 17 August 2020
Real Life Heroes: building a safe space for Rohingya women refugees
Bangladeshi architect Rizvi Hassan is the driving force behind the construction of a safe space for Rohingya women and girls, in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, site ...
 
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  • Dura aterragem na Venezuela
    A Venezuela está à beira do precipício. A ação concertada ainda pode evitar a sua queda. Mas quanto mais se atrase, mais venezuelanos morrerão por falta de medicamentos, pela má nutrição ou pela violência.
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    Tuesday?s ruling by the International Tribunal on the Law of the Sea has bought a little clarity to the problems in the South China Sea, but it has not made solving the underlying problems significantly...
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    China has taken a leap towards clarifying its claims in the South China Sea, but in a direction that could intensify frictions.
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  • Venezuela?s hard landing
    Venezuela is on the edge of the precipice. Concerted action may yet pull it back. But the longer it is delayed, the more Venezuelans will die from lack of medicines, malnutrition or violence.