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UN Observes International Women’s Day

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Stephanie Zawalski/Europa Newswire March 6, 2015 UNITED NATIONS — In observance of International Women’s Day, March 8th, UN Women hosted, what they referred to as, a thematic debate. Heads of state, UN officials and other governmental and non-governmental representatives took the opportunity to speak on the successes and continued struggles of global gender equality in respect to the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action which was adopted in 1995. One of the greatest global successes was reported by Ban Ki-Moon who cited the reduction of maternal mortality which has been cut approximately in half over the past 20 years (although, [Read More]

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