Tag Archives: GenderEquality

Peacekeeping Must Be More Flexible in Adapting to Evolving Threats, Top Officials Tell Special Committee as General Debate Opens

The United Nations must be more flexible, nimble and pragmatic in creating and managing peacekeeping operations in order to better prevent conflict and protect civilians in an increasingly complex world, the Special Committee on Peacekeeping …

Celebrating women’s voices in words on IWD

ORGANISER: Adara Enthaler

ORGANISER: Adara Enthaler

Power Voice For Change organisers are turning to powerful words delivered by powerful women to highlight the issue of women’s equality.

The South Coast Writers Centre (SCWC) has partnered with the Women’s …

Amid Gains in Human Well-being, States Must Adapt National Plans, Forge Wide Partnerships for Greater Progress, Social Development Commission Hears

While the Copenhagen Declaration had helped countries make great strides in improving living conditions, the international community must now align its work with modern reality, speakers told the Commission on Social Development today, with some …

Building a bridge with Africa and beyond to end FGM

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Composite photograph. Credit: UNFPA

Encouraging the African diaspora to advocate for the rights of women and girls on the continent is among the goals of this year’s commemoration of the …

Building a bridge with Africa and beyond to end FGM

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In Mauritania, girls participate in an awareness-raising campaign rally to end FGM/C, facilitated by UNICEF implementing partner CORDAK, a Consortium of 54 NGOs which implement UNICEF’s child protection programmes in

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