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  THE SECRETARY-GENERAL — MESSAGE ON INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 8 March 2016 As a boy growing up in post-war Korea, I remember asking about a tradition I observed: women going into labour would leave their shoes at the threshold and then look back in fear. “They are wondering if they […]

From The Glass Ceiling To A Carpet Of Shards



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CANTO based in Trinidad & Tobago will stage its 6th annual World Telecommunication and Information Society Day- Essay Competition under the theme: “Women and girls in ICT”. High school students from the ages of 15 to 18 are invited to write a 600 word essay exploring the current and future […]

CANTO’s 6th WTISD – Essay Competition



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By Cyndie Demming March 8, 2012 Carol Bellamy’s wise words still resonate with many of us, “The economic benefits of investing in children have been extensively documented. Investing fully in children today will ensure the well-being and productivity of future generations for decades to come. What is needed now are […]

Girl … Let Your Light Shine Bright


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PRESS RELEASE Global UNiTE Youth Forum: Leadership of young people in preventing and responding to violence against women and girls 22-24 May 2012, Bangkok,Thailand The first Global UNiTE Youth Forum , “Leadership of young people in preventing and responding to violence against women and girls”, will be held from 22 […]

Global UNiTE Youth Forum: Call for Nominations


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THE SECRETARY-GENERAL 25 November 2011 Violence against women and girls takes many forms and is widespread throughout the globe. It includes rape, domestic violence, harassment at work, abuse in school, female genital mutilation and sexual violence in armed conflicts. It is predominantly inflicted by men. Whether in developing or developed […]

INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE ELIMINATION OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN MESSAGE