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HeForShe at the NY Toy Fair: Boy Story Releases Boy Dolls

Feb 18, 2017 Celebrities, News , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

by Britta Schmitz NEW YORK / UNITED NATIONS, 18 February 2017 – The company Boy Story from Florida developed a boy doll that is aimed at both girls and boys to transform the way children engage in imaginative pretend play. In cooperation with UN Women’s HeForShe movement, the company created boy dolls in order to help boys boost their emotional intelligence and work towards gender equality from an early childhood stage. “Emotional intelligence is a very important skill that many parents are focused on right now, because we’ve seen that especially boys when they grow up are lacking in those [Read More]

Wonder Woman: UN Staff Unhappy With the New Honorary Ambassador

Oct 22, 2016 Celebrities, News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, October 21 2016 – Lynda Carter is escorted by the United Nations Elite Security force into a side door to avoid the protester waiting for her at UN Visitors Lobby. Lynda Carter was at U.N. for a meeting to designate Wonder Woman as an Honorary Ambassador for the Empowerment of Women and Girls. By Britta Schmitz   UNITED NATIONS, Oct. 22 2016 – The new Honorary Ambassador for the Empowerment of Women and Girls is a fictional comic character and the cause for anger amongst UN employees and women’s advocates around the world.   The [Read More]

CSW60: Forum On Women’s Empowerment

Mar 11, 2016 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, March 10 2016 – Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director of the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women), briefs journalists on the sixtieth session of the Commission on Status of Women (CSW60), scheduled to take place at UN headquarters from 14 to 24 March 2016. Also addressing the press with her was Antonio de Aguiar Patriota, CSW Chair and Permanent Representative of Brazil to the UN. Photo by: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire   by Britta Schmitz   UNITED NATIONS, March 11 2016 – The empowerment of women and ending violence against women [Read More]

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