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   The Millennia2015 Foresight Process - The Millennia2025 Women & Innovation Foundation










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Millennia2025 She4Innovation Foresight Survey

Generating Innovation for women's empowerment and gender equality by linking the Millennia2025 Strategic Axes with the UN Sustainable Development Goals  (...) 




ONG UNESCO: Rôle des femmes dans la lutte contre la pauvreté

Millennia2025 contribue au quatrième Forum international des ONG Partenaires officiels de l'UNESCO à Paris (...) 




The Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action Turns 20

Progress, challenges and lessons learnt for the realization of gender equality, the empowerment of women, and the human rights of women and girls in the post-2015 context are presented in this summary, prepared by UN Women, of the Report of the Secretary-General on the 20-year review and appraisal of the implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action and the outcomes of the twenty-third special session of the General Assembly (E/CN.6/2015/3). (...) 




Global Wage Report 2014/15 - Wages and income inequality

The Global Wage Report 2014/15 presents both the latest trends in average wages and an analysis of the role of wages in income inequality. (...) 




FGM: Too Much Pain

FGM is recognized internationally as a violation of the human rights of girls and women. The practice also violates a person's rights to health, security and physical integrity; the right to be free from torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment; and the right to life when the procedure results in death. The practice of FGM is also considered as a criminal act in all EU Member States. (...) 




Adding it up - The costs and Benefits of Investing in Sexual and Reproductive Health 2014

An estimated 225 million women who want to avoid a pregnancy are not using an effective contraceptive method. (...) 




Claiming Women's Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

ICESCR and CEDAW are the two key human rights instruments which provide a forum for demanding realization of women's human rights: "We would be pleased to hear from you to learn about the diverse issues, realities and violations of women's economic,social and cultural rights and efforts undertaken to challenge the status quo and patriarchal hegemony which limit the rights of women". (...) 




Voluntary Guidelines: the right to adequate food

Voluntary Guidelines to support the progressive realization of the right to adequate food in the context of national food security (...) 




Millennia2025 Solidari-Femmes / Solidarity-Women

Millennia2025 Think Tank: Comment aider les femmes précarisées à sortir de la pauvreté ? How to help women in precarious situations out of poverty? (...) 




Global Nutrition Report 2014: Actions & Accountability to Accelerate the World's Progress on Nutrition

Good nutrition is the bedrock of human well-being. before birth and throughout infancy, good nutrition allows brain functioning toevolve without impairment and immune systems to develop more robustly. For young children, good nutrition status averts death and equips the body to grow and develop to its full potential. (...) 




From Risks to Rights - Realizing States' Obligations to Prevent and Address Maternal Mortality

The most common direct causes of maternal death are severe bleeding, infections, high blood pressure (pre-eclampsia and eclampsia), complications from delivery, and unsafe abortion. (...) 




Gender, violence and peace: a post-2015 development agenda

Conflict and violence have been the most important factors obstructing progress on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to date. (...) 




A girl's right to learn without fear: Working to end gender-based violence at school

66 million girls are missing an education at a time when it not only has the power to transform their own lives, but also the world around them. (...) 




Demilitarizing for Gender Equality - "You Get What You Pay For"

Some conservative estimates assume that funding gender equality, as set out in the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), would cost only a small fraction of the world's military spending. (...) 




Gender bias without borders

An investigation of female characters in popular films across 11 countries. (...) 




The Millennium Development Goals Report 2014

Fourteen years ago, the Millennium Declaration established concrete targets for improving the existence of many and for saving the lives of those threatened by disease and hunger. There has been important progress across all goals. (...) 




State of the World's Mothers 2014 - Saving Mothers and Children in Humanitarian Crises

Motherhood is the toughest job in the world.But for women living in crisis, the challenges of being a mother are greater – and the stakes are so much higher. (...) 




UNECE Gender Action Plan 2014-2015 - Key to Regional Sustainable Development

The purpose of this document is to update and put in action the UNECE policy for gender equality and women's empowerment. (...) 




The Millennium Development Goals Report 2013

With the deadline for the MDGs on the horizon, progress can be reported in most areas, despite the impact of the global economic and financial crisis. (...) 




Women's Lives and Challenges: Equality and Empowerment Since 2000

Promoting gender equality and empowering women is one of the eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). (...) 




Maternity for export

There is still a scandalous wide number of workers excluded from the scope of many Labor Codes or Social Security norms and therefore from Maternity and Paternity protection at work. (...) 




Education Reform in Pakistan

More than nine million children do not receive primary or secondary education, and literacy rates are stagnant. Pakistan is far from meeting its Millennium Development Goal (MDG) of providing universal primary education by 2015.  (...) 




Advocacy Toolkit - Influencing the post-2015 Development Agenda

The toolkit should equip you with relevant information and tools to enable you to develop and implement an effective post-2015 advocacy strategy. (...) 




How to eliminate violence against women beyond 2015: Close the Gap

At least one in three women worldwide will experience physical or sexual violence in their lifetime, often perpetrated by an intimate partner. (...) 




Women Moving Mountains Collective - Impact of the Dutch MDG3 Fund - How Resources Advance Women's Rights and Gender Equality

This piece analyzes the aggregate impact of women's organizations around the world that received grants from the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs' MDG3 Fund. (...) 




A price too high to bear: The Costs of Maternal Mortality to Families and Communitie

When a woman dies in pregnancy or childbirth, her community loses not just a mother but a person, and all of her gifts, skills, and potential contributions. (...) 




Gender in Nigeria Report 2012: Improving the Lives of Girls and Women in Nigeria

A comprehensive view of gender in Nigeria, progress in key areas, including: employment and livelihoods, education and health, political representation, and violence. Women and girls suffer systematic disadvantage and discrimination, magnified for those in the poorest States and sectors of society. (...) 




Progress on Drinking Water and Sanitation, 2014 update

Achieving a world of dignity for all requires that we fashion a post-2015 development framework that will eliminate these disparities. No one should lack safe water and a hygienic toilet. This report demonstrates that, with concerted efforts, water and sanitation for all is attainable. (...) 




Guiding Principles on Extreme Poverty & Human Rights - Women

Poverty implications are widespread for women, leaving many without even basic rights such as access to clean drinking water, sanitation, medical care and decent employment. (...) 




Men's network promotes gender equality in Mozambique

It is increasingly being recognized that for societies to make progress women need to be treated as equal partners with men. (...) 




Senior UN official hails outcome of forum devoted to empowering women and girls

The head of the United Nations office focusing on the world's women has welcomed the outcome of a two-week meeting in New York that she says represents a “milestone” towards a transformative global development agenda that puts the empowerment of women and girls at its centre. (...) 




Committing to Child Survival: A Promise Renewed Progress Report 2013

What's at stake in a promise? If you've ever made a promise to a child, you know that she is not likely to forget it. Whether it's a new toy or a bedtime story, she will hold you ac- countable for following through — as you should hold yourself. (...) 




Savings groups can be key for women's economic sustainability

While not a magic bullet, a sturdy metal savings box with three keys can have a surprisingly profound impact. For Trickle Up, integrating all program participants into Savings and Credit Groups has been a highly effective way to address several key needs of the very poor.  (...) 




The State of the World's Children 2014

The children's agency's report highlights the importance of data in making progress for children and exposing the unequal access to services and protections that mars the lives of so many.  (...) 




Who Cares: Unpaid care work, poverty and women's / girl's human rights

Unpaid care work underpins the well-being of all societies, rich and poor, but is unrecognised and undervalued by policymakers and legislators. (...) 




World Economic Forum warns of dangers in growing inequality, extreme weather

A chronic gap between rich and poor is yawning wider, posing the biggest single risk to the world in 2014, even as economies in many countries start to recover, the World Economic Forum said on Thursday.  (...) 




The 2013 Global Hunger Index (GHI)

The 2013 Global Hunger Index (GHI),The 2013 Global Hunger Index (GHI), which reflects data from the period 2008–2012, shows that global hunger has improved since 1990, falling by one-third. (...) 




The right to learn - community partiipation in improving learning

The report shows that while parents expect their children to learn basic skills at school, they face many barriers for holding schools, service providers and government accountable. The report also cites several country examples of where parents and stakeholders are working together to improve accountability for children's progress in learning and getting positive results. (...) 




Women and Hunger: 10 Facts

Women are often victims of hunger. They also have a crucial role to play in defeating hunger. As mothers, farmers, teachers and entrepreneurs, they hold the key to building a future free of malnutrition. Here are ten reasons why empowering women is such an important part of WFP's work (...) 




‘Mixed picture' of women's progress shows need to better harness synergies – UN official

Despite significant progress in meeting international development goals for women's empowerment, gaps in key areas remain, which require a renewed effort from all partners to better integrate gender issues into the overall quest for sustainable development, a United Nations gender equality official said.  (...) 




Assessing Progress in Africa toward the Millennium Development Goals - MDG Report 2013

A woman's rights within marriage and the family greatly affect her ability to control her life and make voluntary, informed reproductive choices. Although equal rights within marriage were among the first human rights pertaining to women's status to be explicitly recognized under international law, hundreds of thousands of women are still prevented from enjoying equality with their husbands (...) 




37ème session de la Conférence générale de l'UNESCO

L'Institut Destrée et Millennia2015, représenté par Dielika Moctar Diallo et Coumba Sylla, ont participé à la journée d'ouverture de la 37ème session de la Conférence générale de l'UNESCO. (...) 




Midis de Millennia2015, Namur : Monday 14 October 2013

Does Foresight matter for women in Africa?: The experience of building Foresight For Development (...) 




Millennia2015 at the Millennium Project, Toronto 2012

As every year, the Millennium Project Brussels Area Node, represented by The Destree Institute and Millennia2015, did participate in the Millennium Project Planning Committee, held in Toronto in July.  (...) 




Millennia2015 at the Millennium Project Planning Committee, Toronto, Canada

Millennia2015 at the Millennium Project Planning Committee, Toronto, Canada (...) 




Millennia2015, Femmes et développement soutenable face aux enjeux de RIO+20

Dans le cadre de Rio+20, la note présentée par Millennia2015 analyse les enjeux des femmes et du développement soutenable à partir des contributions de ses membres dans le cadre de l'exercice de prospective Millennia2015 "Femmes actrices de développement pour les enjeux mondiaux" lancé en décembre 2010 à l'UNESCO à Paris. (...) 




Carte blanche - 8 mars 2012 : Appel à un "Printemps des femmes"

La province de Namur compte la proportion la plus basse de conseillères provinciales et seulement une femme bourgmestre... Un constat, parmi d'autres, qui interpelle L'association 100 ans au Féminin Pluriel (...) 




Confirmed partnership between Millennia2015, The Millennium Project and the World Future Society - Vancouver 2011

As every year, The Destree Institute has participated in The Millennium Project Planning Committee (MP-PC) and in the World Future Society (WFS) international conference "Moving from Vision to Action", hosted this year in Vancouver, British Colombia, Canada, 7-11 July 2011.  (...) 




UNESCO - Millennia2015, "Un plan d'action pour l'autonomisation des femmes"

La conférence internationale Millennia2015, "Un plan d'action pour l'autonomisation des femmes" sera organisée fin 2011 à l'UNESCO à Paris, pour présenter les résultats du processus de recherche prospective entamé en 2008. (...) 




Participation de Millennia2015 au Planning Committee du Millennium Project à Boston

Le jeudi 8 juillet 2010, Marie-Anne delahaut, responsable de Millennia2015 présentera les progrès de l'exercice de prospective "Femmes actrices de développement pour les enjeux mondiaux" au Planning Committee du Millennium Project à Boston. (...) 




Participation of Millennia2015 to the Millennium Project Planning Committee

On July 8, 2010, Marie-Anne Delahaut, head of Millennia2015, will present Millennia2015 foresight exercise about "Women actors of development for the global challenges" during the Millennium Project Planning Committee in Boston. (...) 




UN CSW 54 Pékin + 15 Millennia 2015 - Tableau récapitulatif des documents de synthèses

Voici un tableau récapitulatif qui regroupe l'ensemble des documents relatifs à la CSW 54. (...) 





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