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Women in Development Network (WIDNET)
Promoting Gender Equality & Equity


G&D This Day

# 001 - October 22, 2013



Malika Proulx-Oloko


Quotes by Women Facts & Figures Sights & Sounds People

"You have to accept whatever comes, and the only important thing is that you meet it with courage and with the best that you have to give".

Eleanor Roosevelt,


1 billion
1 in 3 women will be raped or beaten in their lifetime

531 million

Women make up more than two-thirds of the world’s 796 million illiterate people


Of land in the developing world is owned by women on their own. In 1995 it was 1%

Women In The New Tunisia
23 May 2013 - 00:04:55

The Association of Tunisian Democratic Women or ATFD, with funding from the United Nations Democracy Fund, has set up a monitoring centre to identify the kind of discrimination women in Tunisia suffered during uprisings in 2010... Watch Video

Five Most Influential
Chinese Women...

  Source: Asian Development Bank Source: UN Webtv Source: china.org.cn