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UN Women is the UN entity for & women's empowerment. Executive Director: .
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When times are tough, women have to work harder to secure food for their households. Florence found herself in a refugee camp in the Democratic Republic of Congo with 6 children to feed:
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These indigenous women saw their crop production suffer and their children become malnourished. Then, they turned to their ancestral techniques:
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United Nations Feb 16
New “Rural Women, Human Rights“ exhibit on display at UNHQ tells the stories of women & girls gaining new skills & setting up businesses.
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2 March 2018 is the first ever – to ensure that only about her own body. Without question. Stand up. Speak out. Sign the manifesto now.
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Meet our Regional Goodwill Ambassador for Africa ! Head to our story to get a behind-the-scenes 👀 at her interview, as she talks about her journey & advocacy to & child marriage:
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A better 🌍 starts w/ women feeling safe & Salma isn't waiting for others to take action on the issue. See how she works to end sexual harassment in public spaces:
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Malian thought their land was sick when effects of climate change ruined their crops & livelihoods. Then we introduced them to climate-smart agriculture👩‍🌾:
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UN Women Feb 17
Child, early and forced marriage is a violation of human rights—let’s end this harmful practice! Learn the consequences:
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UN Women Feb 16
"Don’t be the best woman in the room. Just be the best in the room." Some words of advice to women in the workplace: via
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UN Women Feb 16
Farming is the only source of income for Khateeja Mallah, a 31-year-old widow from Pakistan, who has to feed 8 children. This is how her life changed when she gained access to land and a place to live:
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UN Women Feb 16
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WHO Feb 16
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If labour is progressing normally, and the woman and her baby are in good condition, they do not need to receive additional interventions to accelerate labour
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UN Women Feb 16
Colombia’s half-a-century-long armed conflict has pushed several rural and indigenous women to severe levels of poverty. Our initiative is helping them develop leadership and business skills:
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Say NO - UNiTE Feb 15
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UN Women AsiaPacific Feb 15
In the refugee camp across the border from Myanmar, Rohingya women find a safe haven, skill training and learning space in the Multi-Purpose Women's Centre.
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ILO Feb 15
Millions of people around the world work, but live in poverty. Louisette Fanjamalala is one of the over 300 million workers in emerging and developing countries living in extreme poverty.
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UN Women Feb 16
Despite progress, girls continue to face disadvantages in education. We must give all children the opportunity to learn!
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Devex Feb 15
Make sure your data is inclusive. We've got your practical guide to collecting + using . Join us Feb 21 at 10 a.m. ET to hear from: 's 's 's Register now:
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UN Women Feb 16
"It would be a better world if women and girls felt safe in public spaces. Women would be more active, more productive." -- Salma Belhassine. See how this Tunisian activist is working to in public spaces:
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