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Agriculture & Rural Development

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15 Oct 2012 -00:01:50

UN Web TV "Add Your Voice" series - Established by the General Assembly in December 2007, the Day – observed on 15 October – recognizes the role and contribution of rural women, including indigenous women, in enhancing rural development.
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Dr. Carol Colfer - Gender in Southeast Asia: A Review of Sweden Systems  29:46
Dr Carol Colfer is a visiting scholar with the Southeast Asia Program at Cornell and a senior associate at the Center for ...
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Vicki Wilde - "Measuring the Empowerment of African Women in Agricultural R & D" 31:57
The AWARD Difference: Measuring the Empowerment of African Women in Agricultural Research and Development Monday, ...
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Highlighting gender issues at AASW6 1:39 
Dr. Petra Abdulsalam-Saghir, Gender Specialist, Federal University of Agriculture, Nigera speaks of her expectations about the ...
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AfricaRice : Addressing the gender dimensions of rice research and development  
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Highlighting gender issues at AASW6
Dr. Petra Abdulsalam-Saghir, Gender Specialist, Federal University of Agriculture, Nigera speaks of her expectations about the ... 11:19
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USAID in MINDANAO: A Commitment to Gender Equality -
For more than 15 years, USAID has been consistent in its commitment to and support of Mindanao's development. Working ...
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IGDS Conversations 2013 — Grace Sirju-Charrran -7:01
In celebration of the Institute for Gender and Development Studies 20th Anniversary this year in 2013, IGDS St. Augustine Unit ...
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AERC Biannual Research Workshop: Why gender? - 3:46
AERC Biannual Research Workshop:- Gender and Economic Development in Africa Arusha, Tanzania December 2nd, 2012 In ...
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The State of Food and Agriculture 2010-11: Interview with Terri Raney - 3:12
FAO's 2010-11 edition of The State of Food and Agriculture report makes a powerful business case for promoting gender equality ...
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Gender Equality in Agriculture 4:29
Ms. Ann Dela Apekey, Gender Equality Specialist from FARA ( Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa) states that "Women are ...
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CGIAR Convenes Workshop on Gender Transformative Research 5:49
Fund Council Chair Rachel Kyte addresses participants on the gender gap in agriculture during a workshop "Building Coalitions, ...
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Alice Pollard on gender and culture in the South Pacific 1:26
Dr Alice Aruhe'eta Pollard is among the Solomon Islands most prominent women leaders. . She founded in 1999 and is currently ...
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Challenges for Researchers in Gender-Related Agriculture - 2:18
The top two challenges facing those working in gender-related agricultural research are lack of trained people on the ground and ...

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Gender & Value Chains Kick Off Coaching Track Kenya March 2012.mpg 4:25
In the Agri-hubs of the 4 countries Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda Agri-Profocus offers a coaching track to the partner…

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Women's Empowerment in Agriculture Index (WEAI): USAID's gender monitoring tool 1:07:36
A seminar was held in FAO to introduce The Women's Empowerment in Agriculture Index (WEAI), a tool that was recently ...
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Social analysis for more effective agriculture and Agri & Rural Dev investments 3:11
The FAO has released a new publication designed to boost the effectiveness of agriculture and rural development investments, ...
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Gender analysis for forestry development planning 8:12
This video is a training package for forestry planners that draws attention to the different roles, concerns and priorities of women ...
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Challenges for Researchers in Gender-Related Agriculture - 2:18
The top two challenges facing those working in gender-related agricultural research are lack of trained people on the ground and ...
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Getting Gender Issues into People's Heads and Hearts - 3:54
Expert Assessment of What's (Still) Needed for Agricultural Development in Poor Countries. The gender-specific disadvantages ...
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USAID Summer Seminar - Ruth Meinzen-Dick : Integrating Gender in Agricultural Programs - 9:12
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Development in India Fails When Women Are Excluded, Says Gender Advocate -1:11
Based in Gujarat, India, Meena Bilgi is employed by governments, nonprofits, and development agencies to advise on how and ...
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Why Women Matter 3:22
Is the food crisis made worse because of gender inequalities in agriculture? Is the market failing or is the global community failing ...
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World Bank Praxis Discussion Series- Aid in a Changing World 55:28
Extreme poverty has halved since 1990. Meanwhile the drivers of the world economy are now developing countries, with ...
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Hungry Planet, Episode 22 (Gambia, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo)

English - 4 Jan 2013 - 00:10:23
Focus: Gambia, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo

- The first female village chief in the Gambia changes lives of women by giving them farmland
- A portable diagnostic lab in Cameroon is helping to control livestock disease
- Food distribution resumes in Goma, DRC (Dem. Rep. of the Congo)

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Gambia: Reclaiming the Land

English - 26 Feb 2013 - 00:03:58
Focus: Gambia

In the Gambia, women often farm on degraded, unproductive land. The more fertile land is usually reserved for men. But things are changing. A government project supported by the International Fund for Agricultural Development, IFAD, is using simple...

Agri & Rural Dev -vid027
5 Apr 2011 - 00:04:44
In many traditional cultures, women aren't allowed to own or inherit property. Losing a husband through death or divorce can be a guarantee of poverty. But one woman in Malawi has defied that fate. UNIA Programme # 1283 ...

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Guatemala: Rural Women Go Global as Succe... : August 2, 2012 (English)

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Africa's Women Farmers : June 12, 2012 (English)

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Ethnic minority women in Vietnam particip... : May 25, 2010 (English)

Focus: Vietnam

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My Road, My Responsibility: Women Maintain Rural Roads in Vietnam : March 7, 2013 (English)

Civil Society
Civil Society-vid001
How women are transforming the Middle East - Classroom Conversations

English - 15 Apr 2013 - 01:16:25

Conversation with Isobel Coleman, author of “Paradise beneath her feet’. Participants: Isobel Coleman, PhD Senior Fellow, The Council on Foreign Relations, Director of the Civil Society, Markets, and Democracy Initiative...
Civil Society-vid002
5 Jun 2012 - 00:28:31
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Civil society on goals for gender in the Post 2015 Agenda 3:39 (English)

UN Women and the Global Gender Equality Architecture Reform (GEAR) Campaign co-convened a meeting to discuss Civil ...

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Gender, Activism and Civil Society in Kyrgyzstan 9:00 (English)

American University of Central Asia (AUCA) welcomed Joanna Hoare who had led a research seminar on the topic Gender, ...

Part 2 - 9:00 /  Part 3 - 9:00 /  Part 4 9:00 / Part 5 9:00 / Part 6n 3:04
Civil Society-vid005
The Heinrich Böll Foundation - Gender Forum Nairobi, 2013 12:15
Electoral Security and Peace Building : A Dialogue with the Women's Situation Room (WSR) (English)
Development Cooperation
Dev Coop-vid001
5 Jul 2012 - 00:13:12

Theme: Drivers of change: What is the future of development cooperation
Keynote address by Ms. Michelle Bachelet, Executive Director, United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN-Women)
13 Sep 2012 - 02:57:33

Speakers: Hendrietta Bogopane-Zulu, Deputy Minister of Women, Children and People with Disabilities, Government of South Africa; Marta Santos Pais, Special Represenative of the UN Secretary-General on Violence against Children; Nick Alipui, Director
12 Sep 2012 - 00:24:33

Mr. Ádám Kósa, Member of the European Parliament and the European People’s Party, Chair of the informal session on women with disabilities; Ms. Jenny Nilsson, President, Youth Section, World Federation of the Deaf, and Swedish delegate to the Confere
Disaster Management
Disater Management-vid001
19 Nov 2012 - 00:05:18

Margareta Wahlström, Special Representative for Disaster Risk Reduction speaks about the importance of social organization in disaster response, climate change perception, and why women and girls should take more prominent roles in natural disasters.

Disater Management-vid002
Solomon Islands Better Prepared for Disasters through Gender Awareness : September 5, 2013 (English)
Focus: Solomon Islands

Discrimination against women
Women In The New Tunisia

English - 23 May 2013 - 00:04:55
Focus: Tunisia

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.
Implicit stereotypes, explicit solutions: Overcoming gender-based discrimination in the workplace, CSW 57

English - 8 Mar 2013 - 01:30:36

This side event is organized by UN Women, Australia, at the 57th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (4-15 March 2013).
Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women - World Conference of the United Nations Decade for Women and Signing Ceremony
English - 14 Jul 1980 - 01:22:57

World Conference of the United Nations Decade for Women, Bella Center, Copenhagen, Denmark, 14 to 30 July 1980, and Signing Ceremony, 17 July 1980.
Economic Development

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Securing the Future We Want: Gender Equality, Economic Development and Environmental Sustainability

Speakers: Professor Amartya Sen, Nobel Laureate and Professor of Economics and Philosophy at Harvard University; H.E. Tarja Halonen, former President of the Republic of Finland; Hon. Musalia Mudavadi, Deputy Prime Minister, and minister of Local Government of the Republic of Kenya; and Hon. Amina Mohammed, Special Adviser to the SG on Post-2015; Rebeca Grynspan, Associate Administrator UNDP Moderator: Winnie Byanyima, Director Gender Team UNDP.

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Zimbabwe: Gold Empowers Women

English - 26 Feb 2013 - 00:04:32
Focus: Zimbabwe

The United Nations Development Programme, UNDP, is partnering with the Government of Zimbabwe to train policy makers to include a gender perspective in its economic and social programmes. Now more and more women are benefitting as it’s becoming easier...
Economic Empowerment
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Entrepreneurship and Gender in Africa
19 sept. 2012 - 3:58
Marie-Roger Biloa, the CEO of Africa International Media Group.
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UN-Women, Executive Board, 6th meeting, Second regular session 2013

(a) English - 6th meeting 18 Sep 2013; - 00:41:00 / 
(b) English (5th meeting) - 18 Sep 2013;  00:50:48 /  (c) English – 4th meeting -  17 Sep 2013; / 02:20:44 / (d) English - 3rd meeting

The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN-Women) Executive Board Second regular session 2013....

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The Knowledge Gateway for Women’s Economic Empowerment - Global Launch

English - 23 Sep 2013; - 01:17:30
The government of Canada and UN Women are launching the Knowledge Gateway for Women’s Economic Empowerment. An innovative online platform providing women and girls with opportunities to take charge of their economic future.
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Marsha Wallace (Dining for Women), Global Connections Television

English - 30 Jan 2013 - 00:25:56

Bill Miller (Global Connections Television) is interviewing Marsha Wallace, Co-Founder and President of Dining for Women.
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20 Jul 2012 -
Focus: Mali
For centuries the shea tree and the butter produced from its fruits have been vital for the rural communities in Mali, a country facing extreme poverty in the midst of drought and internal conflicts....
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17 Feb 2011 -
Focus: Colombia

Colombia - it's home to a bounty of one of the world's most precious resources. Yet not all Colombians are getting their fair share. We travel to a remote corner of the country where an extraordinary woman is fighting for her community's very survival.
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Haiti: Women Take on New Businesses

English (2) - 23 Jul 2013 - 00:02:30 /
English (1) - 18 Apr 2013 - 00:04:41
Focus: Haiti

Haitians are rebuilding their homes, and their livelihoods after the devastating earthquake struck in 2010. UNIA Programme # 1386

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Despite Advances, Laws Still Limit Women Entrepreneurs : September 23, 2013 (English)

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Empowering Women: Legal Rights and Economic Opportunities in Africa  : June 19, 2013 (English)

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Achieving Gender Equity Through Microfinance : April 1, 2013 (English)
Focus: Tunisia

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Laos: Increasing Opportunity for Women - Slideshow : March 1, 2013 (English)

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World Bank and White House: Women are Key to Shared Prosperity: April 18, 20 (English)

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Empowering Women in Remote Areas of China : August 1, 2011 (English)
Focus: China


Senegal: A New Way of Cooking, A New Way of Life
English - 18 Sep 2013- 00:03:44
Focus: Senegal

Senegal’s energy transformation is beginning in the home. The World Bank is supporting a government energy project which includes a locally made cook stove, saving money for women across the country.


Women Empowered by Solar Energy in Bangladesh : August 8, 2013 (English)

Focus: Bangladesh


Bangladesh: Women Empowered by Solar Energy: August 6, 2013 (English)

Focus: Bangladesh

Energy to Change Women's Lives in Africa: February 21, 2013 (English)


Clean Energy Strengthens Senegal's Women: February 21, 2013 (English)
Focus: Senegal

Female genital mutilation
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'Protecting women and girls from harmful practices: sharing best practices on combating female genital mutilation, forced marriages and honour-related crimes', Side-event at the 57th session of the Commission of the Status of Women

English - 5 Mar 2013 - 01:13:25

This side-event at the 57th session of the Commission of the Status of Women is organized by Belgium & Turkey. This event chooses to focus on those harmful practices that occur most: female genital mutilation, forced marriages and honour-related crimes
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End female genital mutilation - Beyond Tradition

English - 6 Feb 2013 - 00:02:09
It’s painful and it alters women forever. But female circumcision is a traditional practice in many parts of the world. Up to 140 million women and girls have been cut but opposition is growing.
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15 Dec 2010 -
Focus: Senegal
It is painful and it alters women forever. But female circumcision is a traditional practice in many parts of the world. Up to 140 million women and girls have been cut but opposition is growing. Senegal, a West African country, says it wants to...
27 Apr 2011 -
Focus: Philippines, Pakistan, Guatemala
In this episode of Hungry Planet, empowering women in the Philippines; combatting high food prices with a project to grow your own food in Pakistan and successful women entrepreneurs from Guatemala....
28 Sep 2011 -
Focus: Palestine

In a land torn apart by years of bitter conflict, the daily struggle to survive is an on-going battle. Feeding the family is a constant effort. But some inspirational women in the Occupied Palestinian territories are bring hope to thousands.


23 May 2011 -
Focus: Palestine

In a land torn apart by years of bitter conflict, the daily struggle to survive is an ongoing battle. Feeding the family is a constant challenge. We travel to the Occupied Palestinian Territory to meet some inspirational women who are bringing hope
11 Feb 2011 -
Focus: Ghana, Philipines

A woman in Ghana breaks into the food processing business; a typhoon victim in Manila gets help via text message; and a project in the Philippines helps protect forests for future generations.


Advancing Gender Equity for Food Security : October 3, 2012 (English)



Vietnam: Land Titling for Women: August 14, 2012 (English)

Focus: Vietnam



New Female Generation Better Off in North... : August 13, 2012 (English)

Every Woman Every Child + Social Good (Panel 2)

English (Panel 1) - English (Panel 2)

Moderator: Carmen Barroso, Regional Director of International Planned Parenthood Federation, Western Hemisphere Region    • Rachel Wilson, Senior Director of Policy and Advocacy, PATH on behalf of the UN Commission on Life-Saving Commodities Advocacy Working Group    • Marta Seoane Aguiló, External Relations, Family, Women's and Children's Health, World Health Organization on behalf of H4+ (Joint Effort by UNAIDS, UNFPA, UNICEF, UN Women, WHO, and the World Bank)    • Kate Rogers, Senior Programme Officer, UNICEF on behalf of Committing to Child Survival: A Promise Renewed   • Jagdish Upadhyay, Chief, Commodity Security Branch, UNFPA on behalf of Family Planning 2020 Chat-Style: Engaging Media in Global Health and Development Moderator: Kathy Calvin, President and Chief Executive Officer, United Nations Foundation • Ahmed Shihab-Eldin, Host, HuffPo Live...
End the Shame. End the Isolation. End Fistula
English - 20 May 2013 - 00:04:11

Obstetric fistula is a hole in the birth canal caused by prolonged labour without prompt medical intervention, usually a Caesarean section. The woman is left with chronic incontinence and in most cases a stillborn baby....

26 Nov 2012 -00:03:19
Focus: Kenya

UN Web TV "Add Your Voice" series - In Kenya’s remote Samburu County, women and children are getting basic health services as part of a pilot project.
6 Nov 2012 - 00:02:11
Focus: India

UN Web TV "Add Your Voice" series - An ambulance is headed to Chharch a small village in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.
There is a 24 x 7 health center with an ambulance service that provides transportation for pregnant women.
22 Feb 2012 - 00:04:08
Focus: Bangladesh

Every year, thousands of women in Bangladesh die from avoidable causes related to childbirth. The majority of women still give birth at home, where lack of access to a skilled nurse can mean the difference between life and death. An initiative suppor...
1 Aug 2012 - 00:10:12
Focus: America

Thirty years on from the outbreak of the epidemic, the face of HIV and AIDS in America has changed. Black American men are now infected at a rate six times higher than white men, while women from ethnic minorities are at increased risk....

8 Sep 2010 - 00:05:10
Focus: Botswana

United Nations, August 2010 - A quarter of Botswana's population lives in rural areas. To stem the spread of HIV/AIDS, mobile testing units are being sent to remote villages in an effort to reverse what is reported to be the 2nd highest HIV/AIDS prev
1 Mar 2009 - 00:05:21
Focus: Ecuador

Ten years ago, Ecuador, in South America, passed a law giving women free maternal health care. However, cultural barriers and traditional practices among indigenous peoples have kept many women from accepting it. A new culturally sensitive programme .
21 Jun 2011 - 00:13:44
Focus: Nigeria

The West African nation of Nigeria has the second highest number of maternal deaths in the world. More than thirty-six thousand women die here each year trying to have babies. But the country is beginning to fight back and slowly starting to see results...
3 Dec 2010 - 00:03:36
Focus: Georgia

Cervical cancer, while highly treatable, is the second biggest killer of women in Georgia. The United Nations Population Fund is assisting Georgian authorities in developing an effective free screening programme. UNIA Programme # 1264 .
28 Oct 2010 - 00:03:34
Focus: India

Around the world, hundreds of thousands of women die every year due to pregnancy related causes. A new human rights study suggests that discrimination against women plays a significant role in this chronic global problem. UNIA Programme # 1260.


Ethiopia: Saving the Lives of Mothers and Children : February 28, 2013 (English)

Focus: Ethiopia



Maternity Homes, an Alternative for Rural... : November 30, 2012 (English)

Focus: Nicaragua



A Motherly Alliance to Improve Nutrition ... : November 7, 2012 (English)

Focus: Sri-Lanka



Gender and IDA: Fostering Gender Equality & Empowerment : October 31, 2012 (English)



India: Reducing Maternal and Neonatal Mor...: March 5, 2010 (English)

Focus: India



Laos: Safe Mother and Baby: August 29, 2011 (English)

Focus: Laos



Sudan's Midwives: Saving Lives One Mother at a Time: May 29, 2012 (English)

Focus: Sudan



Bringing life to Sudan's mothers: Midwife Training in Sudan : April 4, 2013 (English)
Focus: Sudan

Human Rights
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Strengthening Gender Justice and Human Rights to Achieve Sustainable Development


The event included the launch of two publications and a discussion on ‘gender equality, women’s rights, and sustainable development goals’ and highlighted women's perspectives on sustainable development themes and provided detailed analyses and recommendations.
The panel discussion on “Strengthening Gender Justice and Human Rights to Achieve Sustainable Development” is co-organized by the Women’s Major Group (WMG) for Sustainable Development and the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung New York Office, in collaboration with the Permanent Missions of Norway and Timor-Leste and the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN-Women)..

Human Rights-vid002
12 Sep 2013 - 02:39:52

Panel Discussion on Gender Perspective Integration - 8th Meeting 24th Regular Session of Human Rights Council


Annual discussion on integration of a gender perspective: Civil society’s contribution to the integration of a gender perspective in the work of the Human Rights Council and its mechanisms.
Human Rights-vid004
5 Mar 2013 - 00:33:32

Ms. Najat Valaud-Belkacem, Minister of Women’s Rights of France - Press Conference

English - Français

Ms. Najat Vallaud-Belkacem, Minister of Women’s Rights of France (on the fiftyseventh session session of the Commission on the Status of Women).
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Panel Discussion, Human Rights Day 2012 - My Voice Counts
English - 10 Dec 2012 - 00:57:54

Panel Discussion Participants: Ms. Imogen Foulkes (Moderator), Ms. Navi Pillay, Ms. Souhayr Belhassen, Mr. Francis Kariuki, Mr. Valeriu Nicolae, Mr. Romel Josephuman Rights Day December 10th 2012 at the Palais des Nations, Geneva Swizterland....

Human Rights-vid006
The Arab Spring and Women’s Rights - Panel Series on Women, Peace and Security

English - 22 Jan 2013 - 01:12:09

In the Middle East & North Africa the extraordinary political events since February 2011 have on the one hand opened new opportunities, but on the other hand also created new threats to women’s human rights & their participation in political process....

Human Rights-vid007
14 Mar 2013 - 00:11:35

Women in the New Tunisia

English -
Focus: Tunisia

Tunisia -- a country in transition. But while the Revolution brought justice for one young woman, the struggle is ongoing to make sure rights for ALL women are preserved in the new Tunisia. Here's our story....

Human Rights-vid008
Dec 2012 - 01:57:00
Human Rights Day 2012 - My Voice Counts

Inclusion and the right to participate in public life - Human Rights Day December 10th 2012 at the Palais des Nations, Geneva Swizterland..
Human Rights-vid009
21 Sep 2012 - 00:02:31

Ms. Ashlyn Dankley, Worldwide Organization for Women - General Debate Item:5 (cont'd) and Item: 6, 27th Plenary Meeeting, 21st Regular Session of the Human Rights Council.
Human Rights-vid010
20 Sep 2012 - 02:49:54

Annual discussion on integrating the human rights of women throughout the United Nations system: Economic social and cultural rights & the empowerment of women (A/HRC/RES/6/30) (A/HRC/RES/19/5), 21st Regular Session of Human Rights Council.
Human Rights-vid011
19 Sep 2012 - 00:01:54
Ms. Carolina Amador, Federation of Cuban Women - Item: 6 Consideration of Universal Periodic Review Report of Ecuador...

Human Rights-vid012
14 Sep 2012 - 00:02:22

Ms. Carolina Amador, Federation of Cuban Women - General Debate - Item: 3, 12th Meeting Human Rights Council.
Human Rights-vid013
19 Sep 2012 - 00:01:49

Ms. Afton Beutler, Worldwide Organization for Women - Item: 6 Consideration of Universal Periodic Review Report of Bahrain
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14 Sep 2012 - 00:02:03
Ms. Wafaa Khouri, General Arab Women Federation (Joint statement) - General Debate - Item: 3, 12th Meeting Human Rights Council... 

Human Rights-vid015
14 Sep 2012 - 00:01:59
Ms. Wafaa Khouri, General Arab Women Federation (Joint statement) - General Debate - Item: 3, 12th Meeting Human Rights Council...
Human Rights-vid016
25 Apr 2011 - 00:04:51
Focus: Bangladesh

Young women in Bangladesh are striving for equal opportunities by breaking into what is traditionally known as a man's world. But their quest comes at a high price. In this South East Asian nation, one woman's struggle for justice could mean success ...
Human Rights-vid017
6 Jul 2011 - 00:01:04

Millions of women worldwide continue to experience injustice, violence and inequality in their homes, the workplace and public life, according to a new United Nations report that calls on governments to take urgent action to ensure real equality betw

Human Rights-vid018

Women have fewer rights. Nepal—thinkEQUAL : August 26, 2011 (English)

Focus: Nepal


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Access to Justice for Women in Ethiopia : April 19, 2012 (English)

Focus: Ethiopia


Human Rights-vid020

Think Equal for Women and Girls : November 2, 2011 (English)

Focus: Bangladesh


Human Rights-vid021

Think EQUAL for Women and Girls : September 8, 2011 (English)


Human Rights-vid017

Think Equal for Women and Girls : June 1, 2012 (English)


Human Rights-vid022

Toward Gender Equality in East Asia and t...: June 18, 2012 (English)


Human Rights-vid023

Women and the Road to Kerema : September 20, 2011 (English)


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video-think-equal-for-women-girls: May 8, 2013 (English)


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Highlights from the WBRO Special Issue on Gender Equality and Development : April 30, 2013 (English)


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Think EQUAL for Women and Girls : March 20, 2013 (English)

(Part 1) Social Innovation Summit 2013
English - 30 May 2013 - 01:35:31

Opening Remarks -- Women and Girls : Innovation is a mindset - Lightning Round - The Andrew Carnegie of the 21st Century - The Future of Education is Personalized - A billion Acts of Peace
Human Rights-vid001
31 May 2012 - 01:43:04
The Social Innovation Summit is a private, invitation-only forum that explores “What’s Next?” in the world of Social Innovation....
China: Women Leaders

English - 31 Jan 2013 - 00:05:20
Focus: China

Across rural China, more and more women are stepping out of their traditional roles and into positions of power. UNIA Programme # 1373...

Women in Bangladesh Driving Change : August 3, 2012 5English)
Focus: Bangladesh

South Africa: From Victim to Victor

English - 19 Dec 2012 - 00:05:14
Focus: South Africa

In South Africa, one group of women, lesbians, are especially at risk....

CSW Side Event: Too Young to Wed

English - 7 Mar 2013 - 02:01:02

Organized by Canada, Afri-Dev, Family Care International, Girls Not Brides, Inter-Parliamentary Union, The Partnership for Maternal Newborn & Child Health, UN Foundation, UNFPA, UNICEF, UN Women, World Health Organization, World Vision, YWCA...

17 Jan 2011 - 00:04:34
Focus: Jordan

If you're a woman, there are places in the world where simply smiling at a man or refusing an arranged marriage can get you killed. But one country in the Middle East is leading the fight to stop these crimes.UNIA Programme # 1274
17 Dec 2010 - 00:08:14
If you are a woman, there are places in the world where simply smiling at a man or refusing an arranged marriage can get you killed. But one country in the Middle East is leading the fight to stop these crimes. We take you to Jordan. 21st century...

Adolescent Girls and Migration in the Developing World: June 3, 2013 (English)

Millennium Development Goals
Fighting poverty for a better world: The Millennium Development Goals & Global Citizen Festival

English - 4 Sep 2013 - 00:02:50

This year's Global Citizen Festival will draw attention to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and commitments to health, education, equality for women and girls, and global partnerships.

Women in Mining : September 16, 2011

Peace & Security

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The Situation of Women in Afghanistan – 2014 and Beyond

English - 13 Sep 2013 - 00:55:28

Focus: Afghanistan

Lecture Series on Women, Peace and Security
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Speaker Series on Women, Peace and Security, by Gary Barker, International Director of Promundo

English - 9 Jul 2013 - 01:11:28

"Men, Peace and Security: Engaging Men and Boys to Promote Gender Equality and Eliminate Gender-Based Violence"...

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(Part 2) Women and peace and security - Security Council, 6984th meeting
English (Part 2) - 24 Jun 2013 - 03:37:39  English (Part 1) - 24 Jun 2013 - 03:00:36

Sexual violence in conflict. Letter dated 7 June 2013 from the Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General (S/2013/335)....

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Angelina Jolie, Women and peace and security - Security Council 6984th meeting

English - 24 Jun 2013 - 00:06:18

Statement by Angelina Jolie, actress and Special Envoy of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees at the Security Council 6984th meeting, Women and peace and security....

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Women, peace and security - Lecture Series
English - 7 Jun 2013 - 01:07:02

Justice, security and women’s leadership –– UN-Women’s priorities in combating violence against women in conflict” (with the Acting Head of the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)....

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Women and peacebuilding in the Great Lakes region - Panel discussion

 English - 4 Jun 2013 - 01:09:46
Focus: Great Lakes Region

The Special Envoy of the Secretary-General on the Great Lakes Region, Mary Robinson, and the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict, Zainab Bangura, will attend. (Organized by the Permanent Mission of Ireland)...

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Women and Peacekeeping

English - 28 Feb 2013 - 00:02:46

Women and men experience conflict differently and understand peace differently. See the many ways women are involved in peacekeeping. Share this video to show your support for the women playing a crucial role in keeping and building peace....

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30 Nov 2012 - 02:06:22
Women, peace and security...

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30 Nov 2012 - 02:46:38
Women, peace and security...
Presidential Statement on Women’s Role in Peace and Security...
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25 Sep 2012 - 01:41:47

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Burundi's Female Ex-Combatants Find Acceptance, Livelihoods : September 19, 2013
Focus: Burundi

18 Nov 2011 - 00:04:45
India: Forgotten Women (English)
Focus: India
In India, millions of women are shunned from society when their husbands die. Excluded and marginalized, they face a life of poverty and injustice. Many live on the streets begging for a bite to eat. One woman, a widow herself, is working to change...

20 Oct 2011 - 00:10:33
India: Forgotten Women (English)
Focus: India
They number nearly 250 million worldwide ... almost half of them live in extreme poverty. They are widows, many discriminated against and relegated to a life of isolation. In India, we get a glimpse of what life is like for these forgotten women....
21 Nov 2012 - 00:08:20
Focus: China

Across rural China, there's a transformation occurring. More and more women are stepping out of their traditional roles and into positions of power.
21st Century Programme # 72
3 Jul 2010 - 00:12:27
Liberia: Women on the frontline (English)
Focus: Liberia
Liberia - it was a country engulfed in war, its women bearing the brunt of the conflict. While peace finally did come, the legacy of violence against women continues to haunt the country. But Liberia's women are now taking positions of power and fill...
Safety of Women Journalists - CSW Side Event

English - 6 Mar 2013 - 01:20:04

This side-event at the 57th session of the Commission of the Status of Women is organized by United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)....

Scientific Research
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Session 1 - Girls and Young Women in Science - 2013 ECOSOC Youth Forum "Shaping tomorrow's innovators: Leveraging science, technology, innovation and culture for today's youth"
 English - 27 Mar 2013 - 00:47:43
The session focuses on the important role of girls and young women in scientific research and decision-making....
Song 'One Woman' launched to celebrate International Women's Day

English - 7 Mar 2013 - 00:04:22

From China to Costa Rica, from Mali to Malaysia acclaimed singers and musicians, women and men, have come together to spread a message of unity and solidarity: We are "One Woman".

Sustainable development

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8 Sep 2010 - 00:05:00
Focus: Colombia

United Nations, August 2010 - Climate change in Northern Colombia has led to severe water shortages. The women of the indigenous Wayuu people are struggling to sustain their environment and keep their communities together.


Innovate Your Future: Empower young women through technology, 6 June 2013

English - 6 Jun 2013 - 00:51:39

Around the globe, women are less likely than men to have access to technology. This is a gap that exists in developing and developed countries alike....


Trafficking in Persons

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UN Convention against Transnational Organized Crime - General Assembly, 62nd Plenary Meeting

English - 15 Nov 2000 - 01:06:04

Adoption of the UN Convention against Transnational Organized Crime and the Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children, and the Protocol against the Smuggling of Migrants by Land, Sea and Air....


United Nations

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Women at the United Nations: 1945-1995

English - 1 Jan 1996 - 00:27:42

Women at the United Nations: 1945-1995....


Urban Development

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2 Sep 2012 - 01:36:17

Joint Opening of the Youth Assembly and
Gender Assembly

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2 Sep 2012 - 01:36:16

Joint Opening of the Youth Assembly and Gender Assembly

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10 Aug 2012 - 00:10:33
Focus: Ethiopia, Côte d'Ivoire, Gambia

In this episode: Refugees arrive at Ethiopia's Dolo Ado refugee camp in greater numbers, driven by poor rains and ongoing conflict in Somalia.

Violence against Women

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International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women - Official 2012 Commemoration: “A promise is a promise”


Speakers: United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, Michelle Bachelet, Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women, H.E. Ms. Marjon V. Kamara, Permanent Mission of Liberia, Chair of CSW, Mr. Dhruv Arora (India) , Member of UNiTE Global Youth Network and a winner of the UN summit Youth Award 2012 for GotStaredAt, Ms. Marai Larasi (United Kingdom), Executive Director, Imkaan . The event will be moderated by Ms. Juju Chang, ABS News Correspondent.
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Guidelines to measure violence against women, CSW side event

English - 12 Mar 2013 - 01:20:05
Organized by UN Women, United Nations Statistics Division...
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Why do men use violence and how do we stop it: new evidence on men's use of violence against women and girls and its uses for enhanced prevention, CSW Side Event

English - 8 Mar 2013 - 01:17:09

Organized by Australia, Sweden, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), UN Women, United Nations Volunteers (UNV), World Health Organization (WHO), Partners for Prevention....

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'Sexual violence in conflict and beyond: a conspiracy of silence', Classroom Conversations

English - 15 Mar 2013 - 01:51:55

This event is organized by the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI), in association with the Office of the SRSG on Sexual Violence in Conflict....

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Raising and empowering youth to break the cycle of violence against women and children - DPI/NGO Briefing

English - 25 Mar 2013 - 02:00:38

Youth Led Briefing on empowerment to break the cycle of violence against women and children...

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Stop the Violence: Girls at the frontlines of prevention

English - Mar 2013 - 01:11:53

Organized by UN Women, World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts ....

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High Level Francophone Consultations on Violence against Women and Girls

Français -
- 4 Mar 2013 - 01:14:43

Concertation francophone de haut niveau, violences faites aux femmes et aux filles / High Level Francophone Consultations on Violence against Women and Girls, at the 57th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW)...

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Violence against Indigenous Women and Girls - Press Conference

English - 6 Mar 2013 - 00:51:21

Speakers are: Agnes Leina, Executive Director of Il’laramak Community Concerns (Kenya); Shimreichon Luithui-Erni, Programme Coordinator of the Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (India)...

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28 Nov 2012 - 00:01:00
Focus: South Sudan

UN Web TV "Add Your Voice" series - Hundreds of women, girls and men marched in Juba, South Sudan on 26 November to commemorate the International Day to End Violence against Women (25 November).
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26 Sep 2012 - 00:01:57

On Wednesday the 26th of September a team of top officials, staff members and ambassadors to the UN played in a friendly match in New York City against President of Bolivia Evo Morales’ team during the 67th session of the General Assembly.
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25 Sep 2012 - 00:13:01

William Hague, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs of the United Kingdom - Michelle Bachelet, Executive Director of UN Women - Zainab Hawa Bangura, SRSG on Sexual vilence in conflict
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17 Jan 2012 - 00:09:52
Focus : Congo-DRC

In The Democratic Republic of the Congo, millions have died and hundreds of thousands of women raped since a civil war began there more than a decade ago. But amid the violence, is a group of people determined to use the power of dance to spread a me...
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6 Oct 2011 - 00:01:03

Young men in Central and South America and Southern and Central Africa are most at risk of being killed in cases of homicide, while women face an increased likelihood of being murdered in domestic violence, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crim
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5 Apr 2011 - 00:04:00
Focus: Congo-DRC

In the South Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, 12 years of war has ravaged the region. At least 200 thousand women have been sexually assaulted. A United Nations team is providing support for victims and helping change social...
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22 Feb 2011 - 00:04:22
Focus: Bosnia-Herzegovina

The war in Bosnia-Herzegovina may have ended fifteen years ago, but for so many of the nation's women, the legacy of wartime rape lives on. UNIA Programme # 1278...

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28 Oct 2010 - 00:05:18

Guatemala is one of the world's most violent countries: murder, extortion, trafficking and gang warfare are rife. But very few violent criminals are ever prosecuted. One woman, however, is risking her life to change that reality.
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8 Sep 2010 - 00:05:05
Focus: Liberia

United Nations, August 2010 - With the election of Liberia's first female president, more women are taking a lead in rebuilding this post-war nation. Women in the police force are enforcing laws in an effort to reverse a legacy of sexual violence...
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17 Mar 2009 - 00:49:34

Ms. Feride Acar, Professor of Political Science and Public Administration, Middle East Technical University
"The General Framework and the Monitoring Mechanism of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women"

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17 Mar 2009 - 00:49:34
Ms. Feride Acar, Professor of Political Science and Public Administration, Middle East Technical University
"The General Framework and the Monitoring Mechanism of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women"
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19 Sep 2012 - 00:03:15
Focus: Somaliland

In Hargeisa, Somaliland, a young Ethiopian woman struggles to raise her baby in the aftermath of rape..

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Using and Improving Data on Gender-Based Violence : May 9, 2013 (English)

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South Asia Chief Economist on Gender-Based Violence :  April 19, 2013 (English)

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Panel: Breaking the Silence on Gender-Based Violence : April 18, 2013 (English)

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Slideshow: What Will It Take to End Gender-Based Violence?: April 18, 2013 (English)

Around UNiTE Campaign...
A Promise is a Promise: UN issues call to action to end violence against women - “A Promise is a Promise” is the theme of the official commemoration of the United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

Breakaway video game - a free online football game aimed at boys between the ages of 8 and 15, which uses football as a way to engage, educate and change the attitudes of boys to contribute to ending violence against women and girls.

Secretary-General's "Ring the Bell" campaign message

Stop Rape Now public service announcement featuring UN Messenger of Peace Charlize Theron

One Woman’s Battle: Fight for Justice in Niger (10”50’)
Born….or sold into slavery. It’s the brutal reality for hundreds of
Thousands of African women. But in Niger, one extraordinary woman
fought back. In a groundbreaking legal battle she charged that her government
failed to protect her. The outcome could change history.

Sushma’s Story (8’12”)
The global trade in human beings is on the rise…and the trafficking of hundreds of thousands of women and girls for forced prostitution is one of the hardest to combat.
Once trapped, not many women escape this modern-day form of slavery, but we found a young mother in Nepal who did. And, she vowed to track down her trafficker.

Nepal: Violence Against Women (5’59”)
A ten-year long civil war in Nepal left around 15,000 people dead and displaced over 100,000 others. Often women and children were targeted with many falling victim to assault and abuse. Although the conflice officially ended in late 2006, the violence against women continues.

Turkey: Honour Killings (8’00”)
In many parts of the world, women still face the prospect of being murdered to protect family honour. It is estimated that as many as 5,000 women are victims of so-called “honour killings” every year. One country that’s been trying to do something about this
is Turkey. But some traditions, no matter how violent, are hard to change.

Fight for Life: Afghanistan (7’29”)
From the fall of the Taliban to the rebuilding of a shattered nation, Afghanistan is a country undergoing extraordinary change. But when it comes to pregnancy and childbirth, mothers and their babies are still fighting for their lives.

Domestic Violence: Honduras Fights Back (6’ 43”)
Around the world, as many as one in three women have been beaten at the hands of someone they know, according to the UN Population Fund. But one country is fighting back.

Video message from Desmond Tutu on Launch of Network of Men Leaders

Seven video clips prepared by the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean


Women Shoulder Water Burden in Nepal : September 9, 2011 (English)
Focus: Nepal



25 Apr 2011 - 00:04:04

After 4 years of devastation in southern Lebanon, reconstruction is beginning. A new programme supported by ILO, the International Labour Organization, is training young people at risk for long term unemployment. One of them is a young woman paving ...
8 Sep 2010 - 00:05:09
Focus: Cambodia

United Nations, August 2010 - Cambodian home-based women laborers work without contracts or social protections and can be at risk for exploitation and economic insecurity. To help keep these workers out of poverty, new training programs are educating...

Solomon Islands: Women do all the work: August 8, 2012 (English)
Focus: Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands: Women should be equal in... : August 8, 2012 (English)
Focus: Solomon Islands

Men need to help women in the home. Nepal - thinkEQUAL : August 26, 2011 (English)

Liberia: Training Helps Young Women Find Employment : August 10, 2011 (English)
Focus: Liberia

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