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G&D This Day

# 014 - November 17, 2013

 

 

    

Malika Proulx-Oloko

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Quotes by Women Facts & Figures Some Latest on Site People

 

"Equality is the soul of liberty; there is, in fact, no liberty without it".

Frances Wright:
Lecturer, writer, freethinker, feminist, abolitionist, and social reformer

 

 

 

Women are responsible for about 6 per cent of household food production in Asia and 75 per cent in Africa. - See more at: http://www.unep.org/newscentre/default.aspx?DocumentID=2661&ArticleID=8975#sthash.2JEAE7rE.dpuf
Women are responsible for about 6 per cent of household food production in Asia and 75 per cent in Africa. - See more at: http://www.unep.org/newscentre/default.aspx?DocumentID=2661&ArticleID=8975#sthash.2JEAE7rE.dpuf
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Timeless Profiles of Exceptional Women

"Gender equality lies at the heart of human rights and fundamental freedoms, which are essential for the dignity of individuals, for healthy societies, and for the rule of law. Second, equality between men and women is a powerful accelerator of political, social and economic transformation. Gender equality is a core development issue. It is also a security issue. Girls and women suffer disproportionately from armed conflict. They are also very often the best advocates for reconciliation. Finally, the last hundred years have taught us that gender equality is everyone’s job. Governments are key, but so are civil society and business, teachers and administrators, cultural personalities and the media. The international community plays its part by setting goals and mobilizing support to reach them".  

Irina Bukova, Director-General of Unesco In her Editorial Note of the UNESCO Courrier of April-June 2011 Special Report entitled "Women conquering new expanses of freedom" and featuring profiles of great women

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