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Monday, February 5, 2018
Ahead of the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) tomorrow, UN Women announced the appointment of renowned activist Jaha Dukureh of The Gambia as Regional Goodwill Ambassador for UN Women. Ms. Dukureh will dedicate her efforts to support UN Women’s advocacy to end female genital mutilation (FGM) and child marriage in Africa, with focus on mobilizing youth.
Saturday, November 21, 2015
In her statement to mark this year’s International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka says “if we all work together: governments, civil society organizations, the UN system, businesses, schools, and individuals mobilizing through new solidarity movements, we will eventually achieve a more equal world—a Planet 50-50—where women and girls can and will live free from violence”.
Friday, July 3, 2015
Deputy Governor in charge for Development officially opens the Kullimaaro centre. Left to right: President of PFPC, Marie Pierre Raky Chaupin – Coordinator of the UN Women Senegal Programme, Deputy Governor in charge for Development, Mayor of Ziguinchor (Photo Credit: Women/ L. Sanka) After heavy rains, a blue sky was enjoyed by state representatives and citizen, who had arrived at large numbers to support the launch of the new shelter for women and girls survivors of violence. The...
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
In the first south-south exchange under UN Women’s Safe Cities Global Programme, the Deputy Mayor of Kigali, Rwanda, recently visited Quito, Ecuador to share experiences and discuss challenges.