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UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
Created in 1997, the annual UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize honours a person, organization or institution that has made an outstanding contribution to the defence and, or promotion of ...

UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund

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7 mentions3 weeks ago
Midwives save lives. Well-trained midwives could help avert roughly two thirds of all maternal and newborn deaths, according to the most recent State of the World’s Midwifery report. They could ...

Seven Gender Experts Explain How to Make Progress for Women and Girls

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As we mark our first year of publishing Women & Girls, we’re looking ahead to understand the biggest issues facing women and girls in the coming year. To help shed ...

Macron cabinet: Women are half of France's new minsters

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2 mentions5 days ago
French President Emmanuel Macron has unveiled a gender-balanced cabinet in accordance with an earlier pledge, with 11 of 22 posts taken by women. Sylvie Goulard is defence minister while Olympic ...

She conquered Everest. Now she's tackling Saudi laws that keep women out of sports

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Now she's focused on another obstacle -- changing laws and stigmas that keep Saudi women from playing sports. She's on a mission to raise awareness, speaking at schools and even ...

Cultural barriers need to be challenged to close the gender digital divide

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Cultural and social norms are one of the most significant, yet largely ignored, barriers preventing women and girls accessing mobile phones and the internet. In some cases they have even ...

From where I stand: “Today, I am living my dream, because I got a second chance.

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Aissata Ibrahim Maiga on why women’s representation in media matters Date: 31 January 2017 I wanted to be in the media since I was a child. But I was pregnant ...

Women aren't meant to talk about miscarriage. But I've never been able to keep a secret

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2 mentions1 week ago
Last Friday, on a bright blue day, I took a train to south-west London. If you never go that way, and I generally don’t, I recommend it as a pleasant ...