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UN Women is the UN entity for & women's empowerment. Executive Director: .
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UN ICAT Jul 15
This Tuesday we are in to discuss how can be harnessed to fight . Join the discussion at our side event on the occasion of 👇
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There are 258 million int'l migrants worldwide; around half of them are women. They spend 85% of their 💰 in their host communities. The will help promote fact-based & data-driven migration discourse, policy & planning. 👉
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ILO Jul 12
🍰 With a little help from the , a group of Syrian and Jordanian women have teamed up to start a thriving pastry business. Today, they ship sweets all over Jordan.🧁
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The movement for women’s suffrage in the US often excluded black women. That didn’t stop Ida B. Wells. On her birthday, let's remember her courageous activism for truth, justice & equality. Her legacy lives on.
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Phumzile Mlambo 4h
Excited to be at the opening of the 2019 ministerial segment, working for empowerment, inclusion and equality.
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Finding from : voter turnout has decreased globally in recent years in countries with regular elections, however there is an increase across the globe in participation in subnational elections. Make sure to exercise your right to vote and contribute to ! 🗳️
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Elizabeth Maro Minde is an activist, helping marginalized claim their rights in Moshi, the Kilimanjaro region in Tanzania.
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Ida B. Wells, born in 1862, was a groundbreaking journalist and activist who believed in the power of the truth to galvanize people to unite for change. Her courageous resistance continues to inspire us all.
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"While firefighting is traditionally known as a man’s job, women can easily do it." Meet the 1st woman firefighter in the Turkish Parliament:
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UN Women 18h
Our Annual Report shows how women & girls can thrive & flourish from newfound opportunities. Gender equality is not a partial project; it must be a hope and a reality for everyone!
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UK at the UN 🇬🇧 20h
Replying to @jmsroscoe
"When we talk of , it's important that governments don't limit the contributions that can come from their societies by not representing & recognising all those in their societies." Ambassador on the importance of gender diversity that goes
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"This is who I am. I don't need to debate anybody about who I am." - , Founder
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"How do we keep going forward for us to really be understood as not just, 'What is your preferred pronoun?'" - , Religion Fellow
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“We all have the right to be unique and distinguishable from every other person in the world.” - , Independent Expert on Protection against Violence and Discrimination based on Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity
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"We speak up against violations everywhere and therefore, it should also become natural to us that we stand with the + community." - Executive Director
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“Right are rights and they are indivisible " - , UN Women Executive Director
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., Founder of , explains the need to use media as an advocacy tool and the responsibility to amplify marginalized voices 🎤🔊
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UN Women 21h
"Our commitment to + is also related to our law. Today is the ninth anniversary of the same-sex marriage law that was enacted in 2010." - Ambassador Martín García Moritán,
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Phumzile Mlambo 21h
Equality is about giving visibility to all and fulfilling human rights for all. Join us online as we hear from world leaders, activists and allies:
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UN Women 21h
“The tide of the ocean beats inside my people, inside me.” - Poet
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