News on Gender equality

11 Mars 2014
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UNITED NATIONS, New York – As the 58th session of the Commission on the Status of Women opened in New York, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, and the World Bank Group convened a high-level side event to focus... Read more
18 Mars 2014
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UNITED NATIONS, New York – Adolescent boys and young men are critical allies in the battle for gender equality and must be proactively and positively engaged at an early stage. They can be educated to challenge gender... Read more
4 Décembre 2013
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UNITED NATIONS, New York – UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, and UN Women are joining forces to launch a new programme that will improve the quality of and access to essential services that respond to the needs... Read more
18 Novembre 2013
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NEW DELHI, India – A new study by UNFPA has found that laws to check gender discrimination and son preference in India are often ineffective, and in many cases, may advance discriminatory practices. The report, Laws... Read more
8 Mai 2012
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NEW DELHI--- During his recent trip to India, UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin engaged government officials, civil society representatives, corporate icons and movie stars in discussions about some of... Read more
24 Juin 2011
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HUNAN PROVINCE, China — A lively workshop session on gender equality started with brainstorming of commonly used Chinese idioms describing a good man. He should have a back like a tiger and a waist like a bear. He does... Read more
20 Ooctobre 2010
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SARAJEVO, Bosnia and Herzegovina — Enisa grew up in Foca, a town in eastern Bosnia and Herzegovina, where she enjoyed carefree days as a child and young adult strolling by the Drina river. In the town, where people of... Read more
1 Mars 2010
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UNITED NATIONS  –  At the opening of the 54th Commission on the Status of Women, Deputy Secretary-General Asha-Rose Migiro cited the need to move from commitments to action on gender equality.  “More and more people now... Read more
19 Février 2002
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KABUL, AFGHANISTAN -- A severe shortage of trained female doctors and midwives is a major obstacle to extending reproductive health care to Afghan women. The vast majority have no access to family planning, prenatal... Read more
19 Février 2002
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KABUL, AFGHANISTAN -- Dr. Sima Samar, Afghanistan’s interim Minister for Women’s Affairs, is a woman in a hurry. Two months into her six-month term of office, she has clear ideas about what her ministry can do for... Read more

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