Search Begins for Kenya’s Young Green Leaders

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UN Envoy on Youth Participates in ILO Panel Discussion on Youth Employment

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In Rio de Janeiro’s favelas, a new online tool tackles violence against women and girls

UN-Habitat studies show that women in urban areas are twice as likely as men to suffer some form of violence, especially in developing countries. Violence is a daily reality that disproportionately affects women and girls […]

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Global Meeting of the Thematic Consultation on Education in the post-2015 Development Agenda in Dakar, Senegal

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UN-Habitat releases two landmark reports on women and youth

UN-Habitat released on Wednesday two landmark reports on women and youth which reveal that cities must resolve the issues affecting the two segments of society.
State of Women in Cities Report says that equitable, inclusive and […]

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UN Envoy on Youth on Mission to Sri Lanka Discusses World Youth Conference 2014 and Role of Youth in Post-2015

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UN Envoy on Youth Visits Papua New Guinea, Takes Part in Commonwealth Youth Ministers Meeting

The UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Mr Ahmad Alhendawi, addressed Commonwealth Youth Ministers on 17 April 2013, calling for a rethink and for a new debate around youth development. The meeting, which spanned three days, […]

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Agriculture Opens New Doors for Young Jamaicans

Kingston – Some 650 young and jobless women and men in four impoverished areas of Jamaica have received training in cultivation and food production skills to boost their job opportunities in local farming and agro-industries.
Through […]

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Rayburn Exhibition Highlights Changing Landscape for Women and Girls in Afghanistan

A multimedia installation, created by ART WORKS Projects and co-presented by UN Women, documenting the dynamic challenges and successes experienced by women and girls in Afghanistan launches this week on Capitol Hill. The exhibit, Women […]

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Telling the stories of teenage mothers

by Agnieszka Napierala

Miragoâne, Haiti: “When are you going to see your son?” I asked. “In less than two weeks, for two days.” A weak smile crosses Michonda’s tired face. “It has been four months,” she adds.

Five […]

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