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Special Envoy Angelina Jolie renews UNHCR contract, says 'I'm with you for life'

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GENEVA – Special Envoy Angelina Jolie today reaffirmed her commitment to refugees worldwide, telling staff at UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency: “I am with you for life.” Jolie visited UNHCR ...

UN Women

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Achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) relies on government, business and civil society collaboration. Gender equality and women’s empowerment is a core objective of the SDGs and is essential ...

United Nations News Centre

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Warning against those who advocate authoritarianism and a return to the era of “might makes right” in the face of global disorder, United States President Barak Obama today gave a ...


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Take your first step towards changing climate change. Join millions of people across the world who are part of the Earth Hour movement.

8 WOMEN: Trailer

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Find out why Loading... Loading... Rating is available when the video has been rented. This feature is not available right now. Please try again later. Published on Mar 7, 20178 ...

World's Leading Women Mayors Pledge to Support Climate ActionWomen4Climate

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The following press release was issued by the Women4Climate Conference, yesterday, in New York. Today, women mayors from many of the world’s greatest cities and women business leaders committed to ...

As always, poor and vulnerable women bear the brunt of austerity

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That “austerity is a feminist issue” is now a well-used idiom does not mean it’s any less true. Look at the latest gender breakdown of cuts released this month and ...

IMDb Adopts F-Rating Of Women's Contributions To Movies

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The Internet Movie Database (IMDb) has adopted the F-rating, a classification system designed to champion women in film. The new rating was created three years ago by Holly Tarquini, executive ...

Indigenous women take to radio to say, ‘no more violence’ in Nicaragua

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World Radio Day Date: 12 February 2017 “It makes us happy that we hear the men from our communities are listening to the radio and saying ‘no more violence’ and ...

A more assertive approach to gender rights?

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With progress on achieving equal gender rights frustratingly slow, women and girls worldwide are mobilising to pressure governments to do more. What will it take to create a world where ...

Mayim Bialik Is Sick Of People Calling Women 'Girls'

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Actress Mayim Bialik has had enough of a people calling grown women “girls.” On March 23, “The Big Bang Theory” star posted a powerful video — which has garnered 1.5 ...

Press Release: New IPU and UN Women map shows women’s representation in politics stagnating

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Date:: 15 March 2017 Media contact: Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), Tel.: +41 22 919 41 89; e-mail: UN Women, Tel : +1 6467814522 ; e-mail : (Geneva-New York, 15 ...

2017 Global Platform

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2 Mar 2017 READ 17 Feb 2017 READ 1 Dec 2016 READ 7 Oct 2016 READ PDF PDF 14 Mar 2017 UNISDR READ 10 Mar 2017 UNISDR READ 8 Mar ...

Apply to the Momentum for Change Awards

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Watch the video The search for Momentum for Change’s 2017 Lighthouse Activities is on! Applications are being accepted from 30 January to 9 April. Spearheaded by the United Nations Climate ...

2015 Human Development Report

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Work is intrinsic to human development. From a human development perspective, the notion of work is broader and deeper than that of jobs or employment alone. The jobs framework fails ...