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A framework for measuring women’s empowerment at multiple levels [News]

Gender and equity are cross-cutting themes across the five flagship programs of the ...

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3/5/2017
Results of Independent Evaluation of Gender in CGIAR have been released [News]

The head of the Independent Evaluation Arrangement of CGIAR has shared the final reports of the Evaluation of Gender in CGIAR, which includes two volumes, Gender in CGIAR Research (Vol. I) and Gender at the Workplace (Vol. II). The Evaluation of Gender in CGIAR was originally conceived as a single evaluation covering both gender in research and gender at the workplace. It was later...

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24/4/2017
UN Commission on the Status of Women provides roadmap to women’s full and equal participation in the economy [News]

UN Member States today committed to ensure women’s full and equal participation and leadership in the economy, as well as women’s right to work and rights at work, as a vital step to achieving sustainable development. This strong pledge to women’s economic empowerment came at the closing of the 61st session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61), the two-week meeting that...

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23/4/2017
Mekelle University's 1st Conference on Women in Science [News]

10-12 April 2017. Mekelle. First International Conference on Women in Science, Innovation and Development. This 3-day conference celebrated the capacities and achievements of Ethiopian women in Ethiopia and abroad, ranging...

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19/4/2017
Towards a global compact on migration that works for migrant women [News]

At the event, ‘Integrating a gender perspective in the global compact for safe, orderly and regular migration’ at the 61st session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61), UN Women, in...

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13/4/2017
From where I stand: “With every thread I wove…I was weaving away my sorrows” [News]

"Seeing my two sons killed by ISIS before my eyes, I decided to flee our home in Dara’a, Syria with my husband and remaining four children. There were bombs going off everywhere as we tried to escape. We started walking towards Jordan.

We got stuck at the border for a few days, in the middle of dust storms. One of my daughters almost died due to exposure.

At least a...

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3/4/2017
61st session of the Commission on the Status of Women [Event]

The 61st session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61), taking place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 13 – 24 March, 2017, will focus on the theme of “Women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work.” The Commission is one of the largest annual gathering of global leaders, NGOs, private sector...

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17/3/2017
New IPU and UN Women map shows women’s representation in politics stagnating [News]

The number of women in executive government and in parliament worldwide has stagnated, with only marginal improvements since 2015, according to the data presented in the ...

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17/3/2017
Women in Agriculture: The Agents of Change for the Global Food System [News]

Women are the backbone of the rural economy, especially in developing countries.  They make up almost half of the world’s farmers, and over the last few decades, they have broadened their involvement in agriculture.  The number of female-headed households has also increased as more men have migrated to cities.  As the primary caregivers to families and communities, women provide food and...

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8/3/2017

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