15 Feb, 2017

UN Women launches initiative for reforming gender-discriminatory laws

From UN WOMEN A new partnership focused on reforming gender-discriminatory laws was unveiled today at an event co-hosted by UN Women, the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) and Equality Now, in New York. The “Roadmap for Substantive Equality: 2030” aims at repealing or amending laws that discriminate against women and girls, and ensuring that laws are grounded

15 Feb, 2017

Speech: “To leave no one behind, women and girls must be placed at the centre of efforts”

From UN WOMEN Opening statement by UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka at the UN Women Executive Board First Regular Session for the year 2017 Date: 14 February 2017 [As delivered] Madame Vice President, Members of the Executive Board, Distinguished delegates, Colleagues and friends, Please allow me to thank and recognize our

15 Feb, 2017

New Promising Practices online

Via UNESCO The Promising Practices Database presents initiatives from around the world that help contribute in a meaningful way to improving TVET in their context, whether it be local, national or regional. Four new Promising Practices have been added to the ever-growing database and can now be accessed online. Promising Practices have a board scope