Archive | Women RSS feed for this section

Photo of the Day – March. 23, 2017

Press Briefing on Empowering Indigenous Women and Girls Aminatu Samiratu Gambo, an activist of the Mbororo community in Cameroon, addresses a press briefing on “Empowering Indigenous Women and Girls”. She was joined in speaking to reporters by Chandra Roy-Henriksen, Chief of the Secretariat of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, UN Department of Economic and […]

Read More 0 Comments

Photo of the Day – March. 23, 2017

MINUSMA Marks International Women’s Day Staff members of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) take part in celebrations marking the International Women’s Day (8 March) at the Mission’s headquarters in Bamako. 08 March 2017 Bamako, Mali oooooooooooooooooo Minusma marca el Dia Internacional de la Mujer El personal de la Misión de Estabilización […]

Read More 0 Comments

‘Global Open Day’ Emphasizes Afghan Women’s Role in Fighting Extremism

New York, N.Y. Following a meeting with Afghan civil society representatives today in Kabul, senior UN officials stressed that securing women’s rights is essential to strategies that combat violent extremism and encouraged the Government to develop and implement human-rights based and gender sensitive polices to address to address its drivers. Deputy Special Representative for Afghanistan Pernille […]

Read More 0 Comments

U.N. Statistics Forum Addresses Efforts to Support Gender Equality

New York, N.Y. Today marks the start of the 6th Global Forum on Gender Statistics, a two day event in Helsinki, Finland, that will highlight ways to improve data on gender in order to support better policies for women and girls and Goal 5 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In South Sudan, girls carry […]

Read More 0 Comments

Rural Women’s Empowerment Critical to Sustainable Development

New York, N.Y. Marking the International Day of Rural Women, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon stressed that rural women are critical to the success of almost all of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), as they all “have gender equality and women’s empowerment at their core.” Thoeun harvests corn from her farm in Kampong Cham, […]

Read More 0 Comments

In Malawi, U.N. Ambassador Emma Watson Works to End Child Marriage

New York, N.Y. Thanks to growing implementation of a law passed last year, child marriage may soon be a relic of Malawi’s past, and on the eve of the International Day of the Girl Child, UN Women Goodwill Ambassador Emma Watson visited the country to celebrate the achievements of UN Women, the Malawian Government, local chiefs […]

Read More 0 Comments

Four Reasons Why Women Need Life Insurance for Successful Life

Courtesy www.TrueBlueLifeInsurance.com

:::Women missing key piece of financial security & success; What working women, stay-at-home moms and all other women need to know:::   New York, N.Y. Now more than ever, women are redefining their roles at work and at home and now have more options than ever, from full-time careers outside the home to careers as […]

Read More 0 Comments

Michelle Obama to Chat Via Skype with Girls Around the Globe

New York, N.Y, First lady Michelle Obama will mark International Day of the Girl on Oct. 11 by Skyping with girls around the world about education challenges in their lives. First lady Michelle Obama speaks at LaSalle University in Philadelphia, Sept. 28, 2016, as she campaigns for presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. Photo provided by VOA […]

Read More 0 Comments

Visiting Pigeon Forge? 5 Things Everyone Should Know About Alcatraz East

Memorial Day is so Much More than a Weekend for Barbecues

An Exercise in Empathy: cullen + them’s Spring Messaround

Report from Himalayas Leads to NYC Birthday Celebration for Dalai Lama

5 Problem-Solving Self-Care Solutions

Courtesy PrivateRX

7 Last-Minute Mother’s Day Gifts Under $100

Courtesy RuMe