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5/30/2012
The Commission on the Status of Women was in full swing on Tuesday, with countries continuing to report on progress since Beijing and UNDP participating in side events on HIV/AIDS, the Beijing...
5/30/2012
BEIJING+ 15 OPENS; LEADERS AND ACTIVISTS GATHER TO REVIEW PROGRESS ON GENDER EQUALITY AND WOMEN'S EMPOWERMENT The 54th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women opened at UN Headquarters in...
5/30/2012
In military-ruled Burma’s Karen state, tradition and a male-dominated social order have long guaranteed men the role of village chiefs. But this order is crumbling in the country’s eastern region,...
5/30/2012
An overview of UNDP's engagement at the 54th Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), to be held from March 1 to March 12, 2010.
5/30/2012
Councillors Jan Harder and Marianne Wilkinson are teaming up to offer encouragement and advice by hosting a Women in Politics Campaign School on Feb. 27, aimed at providing information on how to...
5/30/2012
According to Pew Research Center Social and Demographic Trends survey of 2,250 American adults conducted from June 16 to July 16, 2008, "What the public does not say is that women inherently lack...
5/30/2012
National Network for Beijing review Nepal (NNBN) today said it had prepared an NGO Report on Beijing+15 Review revolving around the prevalence of the problem, key gains, existing gaps, emerging...
5/30/2012
Spain's senate Wednesday approved controversial legislation easing women's access to abortion, giving a final stamp of approval to the law which will now enter into force within four months. Leire...
5/30/2012
On February 22, Egypt’s Supreme Judicial Council overruled a February 15 decision barring women from judicial positions by the country’s administrative court known as the Council of State. Nadya...
5/30/2012
“The caucus will continue fighting for the proposed 30 percent quota for legislative candidates for women in the next legislative elections,” said GKR Hemas, DPD Deputy Speaker, citing an example. To...