On ‘solidarity mission’, UN Women chief visits girls school in Nigeria

Reaffirming the United Nations unwavering support for girls’ education in Nigeria, the Organization’s top women’s rights official has just wrapped up a “solidarity mission” during which she visited an all-girls college near Abuja similar to the school in the country’s restive northeast, where militants kidnapped more than 200 students in mid-April. Read more          ...

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I Got Flowers Today: Ending violence against women – the missing MDG

On the occasion of the 58th session of the Commission on the Status of Women, on 11 March the Head of the Delegation of the European Union to the United Nations, Ambassador Mayr-Harting, and the Permanent Representative of Greece, Ambassador Spinellis, hosted a reception in honour of Mr. Stavros Lambrinidis, the European Union Special Representative for Human Rights. Read more   ...

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Interview with UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka

Interview with UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka was sworn in as Executive Director of UN Women on 19 August 2013, becoming the second head of an entity created in 2010 to lead the UN’s work on advancing gender equality and women’s empowerment. Read more    

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