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CSW 58 agreed conclusions – an evaluation

By on 23 July 2014
CSW 58 agreed conclusions – an evaluation

The agreed conclusions confirm the need for a stand- alone goal on gender equality and women’s empowerment in the set of international targets that will be introduced once the MDG’s expire in 2015.

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Post-2015 Development Agenda Must Have Stand Alone Goal on Gender Equality

By on 28 December 2013
Post-2015 Development Agenda Must Have Stand Alone Goal on Gender Equality

The new Development Agenda should have a stand alone goal on gender equality and the rights of women and girls as well as a crosscutting gender equality perspective throughout the post 2015 Development Agenda.

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Let us all work together to eliminate violence against women and girls

By on 23 November 2013
Let us all work together to eliminate violence against women and girls

Living free from violence is a human right. Yet millions of women and girls suffer disproportionately from violence both in peace and in war at the hands of the state, in the home and in the community.

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IAW President Joanna Manganara vows fight against gender inequality and the feminization of poverty

By on 6 October 2013
IAW President Joanna Manganara vows fight against gender inequality and the feminization of poverty

In her inaugural address, IAW’s new President Joanna Manganara says the fight against gender inequality and the feminization of poverty amid the financial crisis and climate change should be the IAW’s priority.

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Birth Registration

By on 5 August 2013
Birth Registration

Birth registration is a fundamental human right that opens the door to other rights, including education and health care. Yet more than fifty million babies are not registered each year.

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