Tag Archives: GenderEquality

Text adopted – Bangladesh, including child marriages – P8_TA-PROV(2017)0127 – Thursday, 6 April 2017 – Strasbourg – Provisional edition

The European Parliament,

–  having regard to its previous resolutions on Bangladesh, in particular that of 18 September 2014 on human rights violations in Bangladesh(1)
,

–  having regard to its resolution of 16 …

Japan should boost inclusive growth to help address demographic and fiscal challenges

Japan should boost inclusive growth to help address demographic and fiscal challenges

OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría, left, discusses the OECD Economic Survey of Japan with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Tokyo, 13 April 2017 ©Shizuo

Can These Three African First Ladies Can End Female Genital Mutilation?

This week, three African first ladies spoke out against female genital mutilation (FGM). Niger’s first lady, Lalla Malika, Claudine Talon, the first lady of Benin, and Sika Kabore, first lady of Burkina Faso called attention

Article – Child marriages: MEPs discuss how to put an end to this scourge

One in every three girls in developing countries is married before turning 18, and one in nine before 15. Child marriages limit future prospects as children are usually forced to drop out of school. Girls

Speakers Stress Link between Sexual Health Rights, Socioeconomic Growth, as Commission on Population and Development Concludes General Debate

Countries must understand and sufficiently address the inextricable link between sexual and reproductive health and socioeconomic advancement, speakers said today, as the Commission on Population and Development concluded its general debate.

People must receive comprehensive …

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