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EYD2015
The event on women's empowerment and development will take place on 2 March in Riga.
  • Riga
    Latvia
  • 02 March 2015
UNODC Blue Heart Campaign
UNODC tackles human trafficking worlwide.
Merchande, Port Salut, Haiti
Frequent flooding in Port Salut, Haiti, threatens the local marketplace where women sell their handicraft to earn their living
UN Women Comic Competition Picture It
The Competition invites young comic and cartoons artists/art students to reflect on women's rights and empowerment
MEUSAC
The main goal of this debate is to raise awareness, most importantly among youths, on...
  • 06 March 2015
The Community Health Workers, the baby’s father and the auntie carrying the safely delivered baby
After a hurried visit from her relatives, three health workers travel to help a young woman through a difficult childbirth in rural Kenya.
Rukhsana displaying her works
“Those years were the toughest; we had huge debts”, Rukhsana recalls with tears in her eyes. She was unable to send her children to school.
Women meet at their village savings group
Achieving gender equality and women’s empowerment is not just about human rights.
credits: http://www.futuregov.asia/articles/mobile-phones-close-literacy-gap-in-pakistan
Sending messages on mobile phones to retain women’s newly acquired literacy skills in the Khyper Pakhtun Khwa Province in Pakistan
Gender Inequality Index 2013
The European Parliament has called for a strong focus on women and girls in the post-2015 development framework.
Adolescent girl activists attend the UNFPA-supported National Girls’ Conference in Maputo, Mozambique. © UNFPA Mozambique
An adolescent girl’s transition into womanhood can be a difficult and dangerous time in Mozambique.
Nour, 12, was forced into an abusive marriage. She is now receiving support from the staff at the UNFPA-supported Al Halbouni clinic in Damascus, Syria. Credit: UNFPA, Hamada Smesem
Child marriage takes toll on Syrian girls
Theme Export PVT 1
I was told about a wonderful factory in Delhi set up by two passionate women 19 years ago. I decided to investigate.
Empowering Palestine refugee women
Promoting gender equality as a strategy to advance development, peace and security for Palestine refugees.
A refugee woman and her child take shelter in a camp in Upper Nile State, South Sudan. Throughout the country, conditions remain treacherous for women's and girls' health. © Hannah McNeish/IRIN
Strengthening support for women of South Sudan

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