News on Gender equality

9 Junio 2010
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WASHINGTON, D.C. — "A la edad de nueve años soñaba con ser abogada", confesó Viviana Palacios, de 23 años y procedente de Colombia, ante un auditorio abarrotado durante la segunda jornada de la Conferencia de Women... Leer más
22 Septiembre 2014
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Niñas en el Níger
NACIONES UNIDAS, Nueva York – “Si invertimos de forma significativa en la educación de las niñas, la salud sexual y reproductiva de los jóvenes y los adolescentes, así como en el empoderamiento de las mujeres en... Leer más
25 Noviembre 2014
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DELHI/NEW YORK – "Today, there is no country in the world, not one, where women and girls live free from violence," said UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, in a statement marking the International Day... Leer más
10 Noviembre 2014
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HARARE/NEW YORK – “When I was working, I would not give my wife any money. I would keep what I made in my own pocket,” said John Kaponda in Epworth, Zimbabwe. “I would come home drunk, kick all the pots, and beat my... Leer más
26 Septiembre 2014
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Munira Sha'ban, a renowned Jordanian midwife, speaks at a high-level UN event on improving the survival of women, newborns and children. Beside her are Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon, Chinese diplomacy leader Li Xiaolin, and Special Envoy for Financing the Health Millennium Development Goals and For Malaria Ray Chambers. Photo credit: Stuart Ramson/UN Foundation
UNITED NATIONS, New York – By improving access to essential sexual and reproductive health services – including voluntary family planning and safe delivery care – preventable maternal, newborn and child deaths could be... Leer más
9 Octubre 2014
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HARARE, Zimbabwe – Fourteen-year-old Shamiso Nyamutamba has endured more than her share of tragedy. When she was three, her mother died. Two years later, her father also passed away. She went to live with an abusive... Leer más
13 Octubre 2014
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DUHOK, Iraq – Sixteen-year-old Nada* was already struggling to care for her family when her community was attacked by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS). Forced to flee their home in... Leer más
14 Julio 2014
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LILONGWE, Malawi – “I started having an affair with a grown man when I turned 11. I was in the final year of my primary education,” recalls Mercy Jackson, a girl from the Chikhwawa District in southern Malawi. Mercy’s... Leer más
28 Abril 2014
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UNITED NATIONS, New York – Hundreds of parliamentarians, dignitaries and policymakers from around the world gathered in Stockholm, Sweden, from 23 to 25 April to reaffirm their support for women’s and adolescents’ human... Leer más
10 Junio 2014
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Women who have endured gender-based violence receive counselling and other forms of support in a displacement camp in Katanga Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Photo credit: OCHA/Gemma Cortes
UNITED NATIONS, New York – In conflicts the world over, women’s bodies become battlegrounds and rape becomes a weapon of war. This week, government ministers and representatives from the United Nations and other... Leer más

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