Yearly Archives: 2011
Message of Michelle Bachelet, Executive Director of UN Women on the occasion of Human Rights Day. New York, 10 December 2011.
UN Women Press Release For immediate release Media Contact: Oisika Chakrabarti, Media Specialist, oisika.chakrabarti[at]unwomen.org, +1 646 781-4522. UN Women commends sustained efforts of Afghan women and their engagement at the 10th Annual Afghanistan Conference United Nations, New York — On 5 December 2011, Afghan women joined the more than 1,000 delegates from 100 countries attending [...]
Statement of UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet at the Second Regular Session of UN Women Executive Board. New York, 5 December 2011.
The first goal was to pass a law for gender equality in El Salvador. This has now been achieved. On 17 March 2011, the General Assembly unanimously approved the Law of Equality, Fairness, and the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women, a set of regulations that improve the judicial framework for the protection of women’s rights.
(Español) La Reina de España entrega los premios del Concurso Europeo de la ONU No a la Violencia contra las Mujeres
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“I was raped during the war by three men. I live with two stigmas: of rape and of HIV.” In her statement, Benetta describes the situation of thousands of Liberian women. But what makes Benetta different is that she is breaking the silence around these difficult issues. “Most women will not disclose their positive status [...]
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) [...]