Monthly Archives: November 2011
Getting to Zero Requires Zero Gender Discrimination and Violence – Time to Zero in on Women and Girls
Message from UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet on the occasion of World AIDS Day, 1 December 2011.
Remarks of Michelle Bachelet Executive Director of UN Women at the Fourth High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness — Special session on Gender. Busan, South Korea, 30 November 2011.
Outcome document | Statements & Speeches | About the Conference Making international aid work better for people and development was on the agenda at the OECD/DAC Fourth High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness, or HLF4 from 29 November to 1 December 2011. About 2,000 delegates from both donor and receiving countries of official development assistance (ODA) [...]
Remarks by Ms. Lakshmi Puri Deputy Executive Director of UN Women at High Level Human Rights Conference Sakharov Prize Network Public Event “Role of women in democratic transition” European Parliament Brussels, Belgium, 23 November 2011.
Remarks by Lakshmi Puri Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations and Deputy Executive Director of UN Women at European Parliament Seminar on ending violence against women. Brussels, Belgium, 23 November 2011.
Video Message from Michelle Bachelet United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women at High Level Human Rights, Sakharov Prize network event in Brussels. November 23, 2011.
Remarks by Michelle Bachelet Executive Director of UN Women at the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women High Level Panel. New York, 23 November 2011.
UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women Marks 15th Anniversary – New Call for Proposals Announced
To mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on 25 November, and in tribute to grassroots activists around the world who are at the forefront of the efforts to end the pandemic of violence, the United Nations Trust Fund to End Violence against Women announced its new global Call for Proposals to support country-level programmes to end violence against women and girls.
UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet remarks to youth leaders at breakfast event on “Youth Leadership in Preventing and Ending Violence against Women and Girls”, hosted by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in commemoration of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. November 23, 2011.
“Many women, especially in Roma communities, suffer from several forms violence without even recognizing it,” says Indira Bajramovic, a pioneer for Roma women’s rights in Bosnia and Herzegovina.