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Working on Gender Equality at the Department for International Development (DFID). No society can develop if half its population is left behind
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Matthew Rycroft May 20
Very proud to have been recognised as an by on the 2019 Power List. Phenomenal list of nominees + winners all championing gender equality through excellent leadership. I commit to continue this very important work:
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DFID May 3
“Jobs alone are not enough. We need to make sure these are decent jobs and that protect people’s rights.” Baroness Sugg on how the fashion industry can empower women in Africa.
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Wilton Park May 7
committed the 🌍 to end violence against women and girls by 2030 With just over ten years to go, the 🌍 remains vastly off-track brings together experts from around the world to chart the most effective ways to end
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Michelle Kristy May 8
Konnichiwa! 🇯🇵 15 entrepreneurs in IT 👩🏽‍💻 from 🇧🇩🇰🇪🇳🇬 secured potential business deals with international buyers 🤝🏾🌍 in IT week in w/ translators & company profile in Japanese Thank you (cc: )
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AmplifyChange May 3
Opportunity grants close at 5pm UK time today (3 May). We are looking for applications from -led and women-led organisations working on advocacy. Watch our guidance webinar to find out more and apply online now at .
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Women and Equalities Apr 30
We’re working with to break the silence and end period poverty globally by 2030
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Clara L Apr 29
Rebecca is my . One of the many extraordinary women that we support in , with help from . ♀️🇸🇸🙌🏿🤩🚺 Yes, aid REALLY works—and Rebecca is a perfect example of how. . . . .
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International Medical Corps UK Apr 29
Rebecca began her journey toward self-reliance at our women-friendly centre in Nyal, , a place where women come together to learn and support each other. How did Rebecca become a restaurant owner? Find out 👇🏿
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Matthew Rycroft Apr 26
Educating women + girls is central to growing healthier + more peaceful societies. Did you know that 5.6 million women + girls are now getting a decent education with the help of UK Aid?
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Girls' Education Challenge Apr 26
Today marks the 70th anniversary of the modern . Through the Girls Education Challenge, is supporting girls across the Commonwealth to access quality & & to reach their full potential.
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DFID Apr 25
Today is day. See how is helping these refugee girls from Syria and the Occupied Palestinian Territories to learn robotics and physics in Jordan. helps children around the world get a quality education.
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DFID_Gender Apr 25
" has been helping to support schoolgirls who have been rescued or have managed to flee from their Boko Haram captors to reintegrate back into their community." David Smith
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DFID_Gender Apr 25
is supporting to empower women so that they can stand on an equal footing with men in the Ugandan coffee industry, giving them the training and skills they need to lift themselves and their families out of poverty
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DFID_Gender Apr 24
Today marks the start of . is central to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. Yet in many respects, we are actually going backwards. The UK wants to see sustained progress- leadership is needed now more than ever
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UN Women Apr 23
“We shouldn’t have to be talking in 2019 about the need for gender equality because it should have been achieved already.” - , Special Representative on Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict of the UK
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DFID Research Apr 23
What helps and hinders women’s participation in male-dominated labour markets in low and middle-income countries❓ 🔴New review examines the evidence 🔴
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Joanna Roper Apr 18
Two years ago today, I took up my new position as the first FCO Special Envoy for Gender Equality. The U.K. Govt places women & girls’ equality at the heart of our foreign & development policy. Ever wondered why...?
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DFID Apr 15
“Together we are tackling the root causes of dangerous migration to prevent vulnerable women and girls from becoming targeted by traffickers.” Working with and Nigeria to help stop human trafficking
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DFID_PSD Apr 12
. are proud to support and . Women’s economic empowerment is fundamental to human rights and has positive impacts on economic growth & firm performance. It contributes to increased incomes, improved household wellbeing and better outcomes for children.
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DFID Inclusive Apr 11
NEW EVIDENCE! A report on the economic and social costs of violence against women and girls in South Sudan launched today!
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