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Message for World Press Freedom Day The United Nations today commemorated World Press Freedom Day 2015 with a moment of silence for journalists killed in the line of duty, and drew attention to the need for greater gender equality in the media and the safety of journalists in the digital […]

Towards Better Reporting, Gender Equality and Media Safety in the ...


06 March 2015     Excerpt from Statement by UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka at the High-level Thematic Debate on advancing gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls, 6 March 2015 at UN Headquarters in New York. We at UN Women are delighted that you are all here […]

“Gender Equality Is A Shared Vision Of Social Justice And ...


8 March 2012 Gender equality and the empowerment of women are gaining ground worldwide. There are more women Heads of State or Government than ever, and the highest proportion of women serving as Government ministers. Women are exercising ever greater influence in business. More girls are going to school, and […]

THE SECRETARY-GENERAL’s INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY MESSAGE



PRESS RELEASE Basseterre, St. Kitts, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Community and Social Development, Culture and Gender Affairs, Ms. Sharon Rattan, will take part in a three-week Multi-Regional Project on ‘Women and Justice’ in the United States later this month. Ms. Rattan will join 23 others from around the […]

PS Rattan Participates in “Women in Justice” Programme


One hundred years ago, when the world first commemorated International Women’s Day, gender equality and women’s empowerment were largely radical ideas. On this centenary, we celebrate the significant progress that has been achieved through determined advocacy, practical action and enlightened policy making. Yet, in too many countries and societies, women […]

International Women’s Day 2011 Message from the Secretary General of ...