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Indigenous women take to radio to say, ‘no more violence’ in Nicaragua

Sunday, February 12, 2017

The national epidemic of violence against women and girls is acute in Nicaragua, particularly for indigenous women. UN Trust Fund is supporting an innovative radio project, which is providing consistent information on women’s rights and how to access justice in the local Miskito language. Since 2016, the project has trained women’s rights defenders on effective interviewing and broadcasting techniques, and provided more than 350 solar radios to 115 communities. More

UN Women calls for urgent and effective action against femicide

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

In a statement, Acting Head of UN Women and Assistant Secretary-General Lakshmi Puri welcomes mounting global momentum to end gender-related killings and urges States to take bold and swift action to implement international agreements. More

Femicide in Latin America

Thursday, April 4, 2013

While women in El Salvador are working to implement a new law against gender-based killings of women, UN Women and OHCHR have come together to promote a regional protocol against such crimes throughout Latin America and the Caribbean. More

Speech by Michelle Bachelet on “Gender-Motivated Killings of Women, Including Femicide”

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Speech by Michelle Bachelet, Executive Director of UN Women on “Gender-Motivated Killings of Women, Including Femicide” at a CSW57 side event on 8 March, 2013 More

Community Radio Expands Dialogue on Women’s Rights in Rural Communities

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Community radio uses the power of the medium, but redefines it to give a voice to the most marginalized communities. It creates a non-commercial platform, where ordinary people in rural communities, often the women of the community, own and produce the content they hear on the radio. More

Supporting women to become entrepreneurs through microfinance in Central America and the Caribbean

Friday, December 14, 2012

REDCAMIF and UN Women are working with urban and rural women entrepreneurs across Central America and the Caribbean to promote their economic empowerment. More

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