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Building Rural Women’s Resilience In The Wake Of COVID-19

Building Rural Women’s Resilience In The Wake Of COVID-19

Building rural women’s resilience in the wake of COVID-19 Women and girls are disadvantaged in this pandemic, a problem aggravated in rural areas. Rural women, with a crucial role in agriculture, food security and nutrition, already face struggles in their daily lives. Now, since COVID-19 and their unique health needs in remote areas, they are […]

International Day Of The Girl Child : My Voice, Our Equal Future

International Day Of The Girl Child : My Voice, Our Equal Future

My Voice, Our Equal Future Progress for adolescent girls has not kept pace with the realities they face today, and COVID-19 has reinforced many of these gaps. This year, under the theme, “My Voice, Our Equal Future”, let’s seize the opportunity to be inspired by what adolescent girls see as the change they want, the solutions- big and […]

International Day To Protect Education From Attack

International Day To Protect Education From Attack

Education under attack Around the world, attacks on children continue unabated, as warring parties flout one of the most basic rules of war: the protection of children. The protracted nature of conflicts today is affecting the futures of entire generations of children. Without access to education, a generation of children living in conflict will grow […]

International Literacy Day

International Literacy Day

a 773 million adults and young people lack basic literacy skills; 617 million children and adolescents are not achieving minimum proficiency levels in reading and mathematics; During the initial phase of the pandemic, schools were closed disrupting the education of 62.3 per cent of the world’s student population of 1.09 billion; Adult literacy and education […]

International Day Of Clean Air For Blue Skies

International Day Of Clean Air For Blue Skies

A two-fold problem Health impact: tiny, invisible particles of pollution penetrate deep into our lungs, bloodstream and bodies. These pollutants are responsible for about one-third of deaths from stroke, chronic respiratory disease, and lung cancer, as well as one-quarter of deaths from a heart attack. Ground-level ozone, produced from the interaction of many different pollutants […]

International Day For The Remembrance Of The Slave Trade And Its Abolition

International Day For The Remembrance Of The Slave Trade And Its Abolition

The night of 22 to 23 August 1791, in Santo Domingo (today Haiti and the Dominican Republic) saw the beginning of the uprising that would play a crucial role in the abolition of the transatlantic slave trade. It is against this background that the International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its […]

International Day Commemorating The Victims Of Acts Of Violence Based On Religion or Belief

International Day Commemorating The Victims Of Acts Of Violence Based On Religion or Belief

Human Rights Related to Freedom of Religion or Belief Freedom of religion or belief, freedom of opinion and expression, the right to peaceful assembly and the right to freedom of association are interdependent, interrelated and mutually reinforcing. They are enshrined in articles 18, 19 and 20 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Upholding these rights […]

The Remembrance And Tribute To The Victims Of Terrorism

The Remembrance And Tribute To The Victims Of Terrorism

Today, we remember and honour all victims of terrorism. We stand by those who grieve and those who continue to endure the physical and psychological wounds of terrorist atrocities. The impact of terrorism on victims can last a lifetime and reverberate across generations. Traumatic memories cannot be erased, but we can help victims and survivors […]

International Day of Remembrance Of And Tribute To The Victims Of Terrorism

International Day of Remembrance Of And Tribute To The Victims Of Terrorism

While more countries are affected by terrorism today, the number of victims has largely been concentrated in a small number of Member States. Victims of terrorism continue to struggle to have their voices heard, have their needs supported and their rights upheld. Victims often feel forgotten and neglected once the immediate aftermath of a terrorist […]

For Women And Girls In Science

For Women And Girls In Science

A significant gender gap has persisted throughout the years at all levels of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines all over the world. Even though women have made tremendous progresses towards increasing their participation in higher education, they are still underrepresented in these fields. Gender equality has always been a core issue for the […]

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