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Lauded for his advocacy, Ban urges renewed pledges to improving lives of women and girls

15 March 2016 – Committed to improving the health and well-being of women, children and adolescents, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today urged everyone to join the Every Woman Every Child movement for “greater health, equality and prosperity” around the world.

High-level panel on women's economic empowerment holds first meeting at UN

15 March 2016 – The High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment held its inaugural meeting today at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, where the 60th session of the Commission on the Status of Women is underway this month.