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The destructive effects of conflict on women and girls

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Sustainable development and gender equality – two objectives that are interdependent

Ahead of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty on 17 October, UN Women released its new report, the World Survey on the Role of Women in Development 2014: Gender Equality and Sustainable Development. Charting the rationale and the … Continue reading

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Call to action: Gender equality for a sustainable future!

Call to action signed by women heads of state and governments at Rio+20  At a high-level event at the Rio+20 Conference in June 2012, women Heads of State and Government signed a Call to Action with concrete policy recommendations on … Continue reading

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New partnership between EU and UN Women to enhance gender equality worldwide

A new partnership between the EU and UN Women is set up to strengthen cooperation  on empowering women and enhancing gender equality . The new Memorandum, signed in mid April 2012 by  Catherine Ashton, Andris Piebalgs and  Michelle Bachelet, reaffirms … Continue reading

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Women’s legal rights – progress and backlashes

In every region of the world, there has been a significant progress on legal reform to expand the scope of women’s rights. Law implementation and enforcement improves women’s access to justice and therefore can advance gender equality. However, a lot … Continue reading

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