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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). (...) 




UNESCO: Re-Thinking Women's Empowerment and Gender Equality

The event opened the programme for this year's International Women's Day celebrations, with six eminent panellists discussing progress made since the World Conference on Women held in Beijing in 1995, and the challenges that remain to achieve gender equality. (...) 




National Action Plans for UN Security Council Resolution 1325 - Interactive Map

A project of PeaceWomen to provide a comparative analysis of individual country NAPs and Regional Action Plans, and a summary of key content and process information. (...) 




Tribute To Feminists and Women Human Rights Defenders

Images and stories about feminists and women human rights defenders. (...) 




Maryam Mirzakhani, the first woman to ever win the Fields Medal of mathematics

aryam Mirzakhani, a professor of mathematics at Stanford, has been awarded the 2014 Fields Medal, the most prestigious honor in mathematics. (...) 




Qur'an and Women: Rereading the Sacred Texts from a Women's Perspective

"My objective in undertaking this research was to make a M 'reading' of the Qur'an that would be meaningful to women living in the modern era."  (...) 




Maternity and paternity at work

The Maternity and paternity at work: Law and practice across the world report reviews national legislative provisions on maternity protection at work in 185 countries and territories, statistical coverage in law and in practice of paid maternity leave as well as statutory provision of paternity, parental and adoption leaves. (...) 




Eleanor Roosevelt

Quotes about: "People who "view with alarm" never build anything". "Where there is no vision the people perich", the "stubborn refusal to recognize the inexorable force of change in the world" and "our ability to meet the challenge" ... (...) 




Benazir Bhutto

Breaking down stereotypes about the role of women and ultimately to give hope for change to millions who had no hope before. (...) 




Eleanor Roosevelt

Quotes about including young people into the active life and building peace... (...) 




Nelson Mandela

"The anchor of all my dreams is the collective wisdom of mankind as a whole. I am influenced more than ever before by the conviction that social equality is the only basis of human happiness..." (...) 




Eleanor Roosevelt

"Spinoza, I think, pointed out that we ourselves can make experience valuable when, by imagination and reason, we turn it into foresight. It is that foresight we must acquire. In a very real sense, tomorrow is now." (...) 




Membre WeHealth de l'année 2011

Véronique Thouvenot et Marie-Anne Delahaut ont le plaisir de vous annoncer la nomination de deux membres WeHealth « Membres de l'année 2011 », du fait de leur contribution et participation active :Dr. Josephine Nkiru-edna Alumanah Mr Achut Rodighar Gautam. (...) 




WeHealth member of the Year 2011

Véronique Thouvenot and Marie-Anne Delahaut are pleased to announce that two WeHealth members are awarded the title of “Millennia2015 WeHealth Member of the Year 2011” in recognition of their continuous contribution and active engagement towards Millennia2015 goals: Dr. Josephine Nkiru-edna Alumanah and Mr Achut Rodighar Gautam.  (...) 




Jeanne d'Arc; conversations with the sky

"I saw them with these eyes, as well as I see you." That was one of the answers Jeanne D'Arc gave to the judges who interrogated her when she was accused of witchcraft some months before her tragic death in a bonfire. (...) 




Frida Kahlo, icon from the Mexican culture

Magdalena Carmen Frida Kahlo y Calderon's biography is full of pain. After a really dramatic accident she would undergo as many as 35 operations, mainly on her back and her right leg and foot, including the amputation of one of her legs. Her back had a terrible smell “like a death dog” and she was hung from her head in order to fortalice her column. (...) 




Marie Curie, a life of achievements

Marie Curie's life is full of achievements: she discovered polonium and the radium in 1898, she was the first woman in obtaining the Nobel prize and in her case for two times. Her daughter Irene also received the Nobel prize of chemistry in 1935. (...) 




Mileva Maric, A woman behind Einstein Theory of Relativity?

Mileva Maric found in Albert Einstein someone with whom share its love by the physics. She was the first woman in receiving the master's degree and according to the investigator E.H. Walker the fundamental ideas of the theory of the relativity are hers that made his husband world-wide famous. (...) 




Rigoberta Menchú, “Limin” for friends

At her house and at her village she is well-known as “Limin”, but for the rest of the world she is Rigoberta Menchú, part of the Quiche branch of the Mayan culture in Guatemala. (...) 





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