Yearly Archives: 2012
This is the seventh of the UN Development Group Global Thematic Consultations on Inequalities
Cathy Eatock is an aboriginal woman and survivor of child sexual assault who pressed charges against her assailant despite resistance from her own community. She has since worked tirelessly on policies to protect women and children from abuse and defend the rights of indigenous peoples. She is now Senior Policy Officer for the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs of the Government of Australia.
Closing Remarks of Michelle Bachelet Under Secretary General and Executive Director of UN Women at Stakeholders’ Forum on Preventing and eliminating violence against women
Closing Remarks of Michelle Bachelet Under Secretary General and Executive Director of UN Women at Stakeholders’ Forum on Preventing and eliminating violence against women. New York, 14 December 2012.
“I work with the people who go to the Central American trade fairs and I am so proud that our pieces of pottery are bought in other countries,” says Francis Gutiérrez Cano, a Nicaraguan woman originally from San Juan de Oriente.
Twelve countries respond to UN Women call to step up efforts to end the pandemic.
Gender-sensitive development cooperation hands-on: The success of gender-responsive budgeting and planning
Speech by John Hendra, Assistant Secretary General and Deputy Executive Director Policy and Programme of UN Women at Vienna Policy Dialogue: Preparing for the 2014 Development Cooperation Forum: “Advancing gender equality and the empowerment of women: the role of development cooperation”. 14 December 2012.
Opening remarks by Lakshmi Puri at Stakeholders Forum on Eliminating Violence against Women. 13 December 2012.
Speech by John Hendra, Assistant Secretary General and Deputy Executive Director Policy and Programme of UN Women at Preparing for the 2014 Development Cooperation Forum
Vienna Policy Dialogue: Advancing gender equality and the empowerment of women: the role of development cooperation. 13 December 2012.
Leading up to the International Migrants Day, UN Women held a live Twitter chat on the protection of domestic workers. Some of the questions discussed were: Why do we need to protect domestic workers? What are the key international human rights standards on domestic work? What is some of UN Women’s work in this area? [...]
Media Advisory: UN Women Forum to focus on strategies to end the pandemic of violence Survivors’ voices to be at the centre of the dialogue
UN WOMEN MEDIA ADVISORY For immediate release 11 December 2012 Media Contacts: Sharon Grobeisen, sharon.grobeisen[at]unwomen.org +1 (646)781-4753 WHAT: In the lead up to the 2013 Commission on the Status of Women, from 13-14th December, UN Women will host a high-level Stakeholders Forum to build consensus and identify common strategies on ending the pandemic of violence [...]