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Lakshmi Puri calls Civil Society to take advantage of paradigm shift offered by SDGs [News]

Bogota, Colombia - On the occasion of the Gender Working Group event on 27 April during International Civil Society Week, UN Women Deputy Executive Director Lakshmi Puri gave the following remarks, calling on Civil Society to "capitalize on the aspirations set out in the 2030 Agenda".

 

I thank...

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2/5/2016
In post-earthquake Ecuador, workshops and shelter visits seek to prevent violence against women [News]

Quito—On 16 April, Ecuador was rattled by a devastating 7.8-magnitude earthquake, which has caused an estimated 650 deaths and left more than 25,000 people living in shelters.

Emergencies often tend to exacerbate existing vulnerabilities to violence, as social and institutional protection systems can be severely disrupted, increasing the risk of gender-...

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2/5/2016
Reframing Leadership for Gender Equality Course [Event]
WOCAN invites you to participate in the  'Reframing Leadership for Gender Equality’ course, to be held in Bangkok from 18-22 July 2016. 
 
WOCAN has developed this powerful and effective course based on its extensive experience of gender mainstreaming and leadership development. Challenges that...
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27/4/2016
Empower Women takes part in new campaigns for empowerment [News]

With the launch of their new website, Empower Women has recently taken a fresh approach at raising awareness about women's challenges and their potential to succeed. Last week, Empower Women launched the...

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22/4/2016
Introducing the Social Safety Nets and Gender Interactive Report [News]

Interactive Reports are designed with a “user-centric” approach to provide you with information quickly and easily from a specific report. Interactive Reports enable end-users to search for and locate specific content on the most common topics of interest without the time-consuming process of searching through the entire report.

Using one of IEG’s recent studies, ...

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25/3/2016
CTA pays tribute to women in agricultural development [News]

CTA pays tribute to women who are making a difference in agricultural development – Mrs Elisabeth Atangana

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18/3/2016
2016: Meet YPARD's Youth in Gender Champions [News]

Globally, women play a very key role as far as agricultural production is concerned. However, they have lesser access to productive resources like inputs, land, financial services, extension services etc. and the situation is much more worse in rural areas. A certain proportion of these women happen to be youths.

According to the...

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15/3/2016
CRP DS releases Photo Story on Women and Gender in Drylands [News]

To mark the occasion of the International Women’s Day 2016, the CGIAR Research Program on Dryland Systems is stepping it for women to raise awareness about their roles and recognize their invaluable contribution to agriculture and other socio-economic, cultural and political aspects of life in...

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8/3/2016
Opportunity: Women Caring for Women International Grant Programme [News]

Women Caring for Women International Grant Programme: Inviting Women from Developing Nations

Mary A. Tidlund Charitable Foundation is currently accepting applications for its “Women Caring for Women” International Grant Programme in support of sustainable projects. The goal of the project is to promote leadership, self-confidence and self-esteem...

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24/2/2016

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