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Through a partnership between UN Women, FAO, IFAD and WFP, the Joint Programme on “Accelerating Progress towards the Economic Empowerment of Rural Women,” (RWEE) creates a space for gender practitioners to share their experiences working to empower rural women all over the world. An initiative...

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Posted on : 24/06/2016

The first-ever World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) drew to a close on 24 May, after two days of historic discussions among global leaders from 173 countries, focused on how to respond more effectively and inclusively to major humanitarian crises and be better prepared to meet future challenges. Leaders demonstrated overwhelming support for the Secretary-General’s call for a new ‘Agenda for...

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Posted on : 03/06/2016

The Gender and Sexuality Research and Knowledge Cluster of the Institute of Development Studies has released an e-update with news on the Cluster's work and responses to current development issues. 

Some highlights include:

How can your organisation be more gender equal

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Posted on : 02/06/2016

Agriculture remains the key priority sector in the growth and poverty reduction agenda of Zambia. Over 60 percent of the population derives its livelihood from agriculture.

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Posted on : 05/05/2016

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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Posted on : 02/05/2016
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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Posted on : 27/04/2016

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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Posted on : 22/04/2016

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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Posted on : 08/03/2016

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