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UN Women
Apr 22, 2018

Women Working Together for the Africa We Want: African Women Leaders Network convene for a second forum
The "Second Women Leaders Forum for Africa's Transformation" of the African Women Leaders Network (AWLN) will run from 24 to 26 April at the African Union (AU) Headquarters in Addis Ababa, under the theme, "Women Working Together for the Africa We Want: From Commitment to Action".

UN Women
Apr 20, 2018

In the words of Nandini Chami: "The conversation on ICTs needs to move beyond just accessibility"
Nandini Chami works on policy research and advocacy on the intersection of ICTs, gender equality, and development, at IT for Change, an NGO based in Bengaluru, India. She was part of the IT for Change team that developed a toolkit on mainstreaming gender in e-government ecosystems for policymakers in the Asia-Pacific, with support from UNPOG and UNESCAP. She also supports Prakriye, a centre in Mysore, in developing training programmes for women's rights groups on adopting digital tools in their field practice, and ‘education for empowerment' for rural adolescent girls. Ms. Chami recently spoke to UN Women at the 62nd session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW62).

UN Women
Apr 20, 2018

From where I stand: "ICT empowers me to grow without limits"
For Reem El-Dabbagh, from Gaza, Palestine, there's no better sector for women than ICTs, with its limitless potential for growth. She is currently developing a web application which will provide comprehensive online services for survivors of gender-based violence.

UN Women
Apr 19, 2018

UN Women statement to the 17th Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues
UN Women extends its unwavering commitment to the rights of indigenous women of all ages who are here at the Forum as well as to those who are supporting them from behind.

UN Women
Apr 19, 2018

From where I stand: "What we need is free education for girls"
Purity Soinato Oiyie is a Maasai girl from Kenya who escaped Female Genital Mutilation and child marriage. She spoke at the opening session of the 62nd UN Commission on the Status of Women, the UN's largest gathering on gender equality and women's rights. In her own words, she shares her story and her dream to start a school for girls in her community.

UN Women
Apr 18, 2018

Expert's take: Curbing the tide of violent extremism needs women's voices and inclusion
Hanny Cueva, Regional Advisor on Governance, Peace and Security at UN Women Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, discusses women's role in preventing the spread of violent extremism in communities.

UN Women
Apr 18, 2018

Statement: UN Women in Egypt congratulates the National Council for Women on the approval of the new law regulating the council
In line with the national efforts to advance the status of Egyptian women, UN Women in Egypt congratulated the President of the National Council for Women on the approval of the law passed by the Egyptian Parliament on 15 April concerning regulating the work of the council.

UN Women
Apr 17, 2018

Four indigenous women who are claiming their space
Indigenous peoples live across 90 countries, represent 5,000 different communities and speak a majority of the worlds languages. They account for less than 6 per cent of the world's population, but make up 15 per cent of the poorest worldwide.

UN Women
Apr 17, 2018

Statement: Sexual violence leaves people behind: we must have accountability and change for women and girls
Statement by Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women, on the recent cases of sexual violence against women and girls in India, 17 April

UN Women
Apr 17, 2018

Statement: Sexual violence leaves people behind: we must have accountability and change for women and girls targeted for sexual violence
Statement by Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women, on the recent cases of sexual violence against women and girls in India, 17 April

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