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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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Leymah Gbowee: Unlock the intelligence, passion, greatness of girls

Nobel Peace Prize winner Leymah Gbowee has two powerful stories to tell — of her own life’s transformation, and of the untapped potential of girls around the world. Can we transform the world by unlocking the greatness of girls? Leymah … Continue reading

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