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Promoting Gender Equality & Equity


G&D This Day

# 002 - October 23, 2013



Malika Proulx-Oloko

 # 001 - October 22, 2013

Quotes by Women Facts & Figures Sights & Sounds People

"No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.".

Rosa Parks



Proportion of seats held by women in national parliaments in 2012
The global female labour force was estimated to be 1.3 billion in 2012, – about 39.9 per cent of the
total labour force of 3.3 billion.
1000 women die every day of the consequences of pregnancy and child birth (WHO)

Civil society on goals for gender in the Post 2015 Agenda

UN Women and the Global Gender Equality Architecture Reform (GEAR) Campaign co-convened a meeting to discuss Civil Society engagement on the Post 2015 Development Agenda.

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Australia 100 women of influence...  Read

in memoriam
Anita Roddick
(23 October 1942 – 10 September 2007), was a British businesswoman, human rights activist and environmental campaigner, best known as the
founder of The Body Shop, a cosmetics company producing and retailing beauty products that shaped ethical consumerism.
  Source: ILO - WHO Source: UN Women Source: afr.com - wikipedia