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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]

UNiTE to End Violence against Women

Nov 26, 2015 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, November 25 2015 Speaking at a commemorative event at United Nations Headquarters, UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon said that ending violence against women and girls is a top priority for achieving the UN’s founding mission of peace, development and human rights. Today marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and the launch of UN Women’s civil society-driven 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence campaign which will last until Human Rights Day on 10 December. The Secretary-General stressed,   “This year I am especially concerned about the impact of violent extremism on women and girls. [Read More]

U.S. Women’s Champions get rare ticker tape parade in New York

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Photos by: : Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire The U.S women`s World Cup champions experienced a rare and historic moment in life. As legendaries for female athletes, the women were saluted with a ticker tape parade on Friday.  These women champions were awarded the same honor that the New York Giants acquired  following the Super Bowl victories. This memorable event took place in the city of New York at exactly the same location where the New York Yankees were awarded after achieving several series titles. President Barack Obama expressed his happiness by contacting the team via a phone call. The president also expressed joy as this [Read More]

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