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Posted by in News on November 11, 2015

Prevent Violence Against Women

UN WOMEN: A staggering one in three women have experienced physical or sexual violence in their lifetime—a pandemic of global…

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Posted by in News on November 9, 2015

Somalia: UN-Supported Toll-Free Hotline to Tackle Gender-Based Violence

Somalia: A United Nations-backed toll free hotline has been launched for internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Somalia to tackle sexual…

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Posted by in Gender Equity, News on April 24, 2015

Campaign launches to elect first female U.N. Secretary-General

Global: Since its founding 70 years ago, the United Nations has been led by men, a tradition that some women’s…

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Posted by in News on February 6, 2015

UN calls for FGM zero tolerance after a year in which the world woke up

The United Nations has designated Friday a worldwide day of zero tolerance on FGM, and called for concrete action to be taken…

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Posted by in News, Uncategorized on September 15, 2014

One in 10 girls worldwide face serious sexual violence

About one in 10 girls around the world experiences serious sexual violence, the UN children’s agency has said in a…

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