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Danai Gurira, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka and Reese Witherspoon at UN Women Day 2018

Mar 9, 2018 Celebrities, News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, March 08 2018 – Danai Gurira, Tony-nominated playwright, actor and activist, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director, UN Women and Reese Witherspoon, Academy Award–winning actor During the 2018 Observance of International Women’s Day at the UN Headquarters in New York City. Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire UN Women Executive Director, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, said: “We know that healthy societies include a wide mix of voices, yet millions of women around the world are being silenced and their potential cramped. The current solidarity movements have to be a tipping point for accountability; an end to impunity and the cyclical poverty of [Read More]

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]

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