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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 […]

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Four Reasons Why Women Need Life Insurance for Successful Life

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:::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 […]

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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 […]

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U.N. Women Announces Anne Hathaway As Goodwill Ambassador

New York, NY– The United Nations entity tasked with promoting gender equality today announced the appointment of Academy Award-winning American actor Anne Hathaway as global Goodwill Ambassador.    Actress Anne Hathaway, newly-appointed UN Women Goodwill Ambassador, with Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in Los Angeles, California (March 2010). UN Photo/Mark Garten. A long-standing supporter of women’s and […]

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Hillary Clinton Punches Big Hole in America’s ‘Glass Ceiling’

Washington, D.C. By clinching the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination, Hillary Clinton has joined a prestigious club of women who have made history in their search for political power in America. Hillary Clinton. Photo by Gage Skidmore/Flickr.  “The only thread that connects them is their willingness to go against the grain because they did. I mean, […]

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Ireland: U.N. Experts Urge Amending Abortion Ban

New York, N.Y. A woman in Ireland who was forced to choose between carrying her foetus to term, knowing it would not survive, or seeking an abortion abroad was subjected to discrimination and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment as a result of Ireland’s legal prohibition of abortion, United Nations experts have found. UN Human Rights […]

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Wow-Worthy Mother’s Day Gifts

Credit Clara Kasavina

Buying Mother’s Day gifts year-in and year-out can be a challenge with respect to keeping ideas fresh and unexpected on Mom’s part. I personally love gifting unexpected things—products that may not have been on her radar, but that she’ll absolutely adore and make great use of to simplify and enhance her lifestyle. ‘OMG’ gifts likely […]

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Hailed, All-Female Indian Police Unit Departs U.N. Mission in Liberia

Monrovia, Liberia. “We see you as family,” Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf recently told the women of the all-female Indian police unit serving in her country under the United Nations flag. President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf (left) with members of the all-female Indian Formed Police Unit serving with the UN Mission in Liberia. Photo: Emmanuel Tobey/UNMIL. “If I had […]

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