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31 March 2014
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CAIRO, Egypt — “Arab women in partnership with men ought to break the silence and raise their voices against the injustices they face in order to achieve women’s empowerment, including women’s public... Read more
19 March 2014
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AMMAN, Jordan — As the conflict in Syria enters its fourth year, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is calling for urgent support to protect the lives of the country’s estimated 200,000... Read more
11 March 2014
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SANAA, Yemen — “Today, in Yemen, many women are deprived of their basic human rights as citizens of this country. Globally, it is still considered one of the toughest places in the world to be a... Read more
10 March 2014
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RABAT, Morocco - Role plays unfolding the consequences of gender inequality in the lives of Moroccan girls were a centerpiece of the Y-Peers outreach to students at a high school in Rabat on the... Read more
8 March 2014
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As we commemorate International Women’s Day and celebrate the many achievements of women and girls, we should also remember that for far too many, the ability to live a healthy, productive life free... Read more
12 February 2014
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UNITED NATIONS, New York — A new report finds that growing inequalities will undo significant gains in health and longevity made over the past 20 years. To sustain these gains, the United Nations... Read more
10 February 2014
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MOGADISHU, Somalia — Somalia is claimed to be one of the worst places in the world to be a woman, especially a pregnant woman. In fact Somali women bear on average approximately 6 children, and 1 in... Read more
6 February 2014
“Synergy of action by Governments, International Community and Civil Society to accelerate the achievement of the Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation" Globally there are nearly 140 million... Read more
6 February 2014
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MOGADISHU, Somalia — “I used to circumcise young girls and babies as a source of income to support my family, but I have realized now that Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) is a harmful... Read more
6 February 2014
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KHARTOUM, Sudan — “Changing cultural norms and beliefs need to come from within the community. People concerned with an issue as Female Genital Mutilation and Cutting (FGM/C) and convinced that it is... Read more

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