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Lakshmi Puri underlines urgent need to take more courageous and decisive action against human trafficking
Speech by Lakshimi Puri, UN Women Acting Executive Director, during an interactive panel discussion on “Sharing Best Practices and Lessons Learned for Prevention and Prosecution in the Implementation of the Global Plan of Action” at the High-level Meeting of the General Assembly on the United Nations Appraisal of the Global Plan of Action to Combat Trafficking in Persons on 13 May 2013 at the General Assembly in New York.
International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction: “Women and Girls – the [in]Visible Force of Resilience”
The International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction is commemorated annually on 13 October. The objective of the observance is to raise awareness of how people are taking action to reduce their risk to disasters. The theme of the 2012 International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR) is “Women and Girls – the [in]Visible Force of Resilience”. [...]