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UNiTE to End Violence against Women

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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]

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

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United Nations, New York, USA, November 25 2014 – Panelists at the event commemorating the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (25 November). In the front row from left: Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director of the UN Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women); Chirlane McCray, First Lady of New York City; and Teri Hatcher, American actress, writer and producer. On the Photo: (from LEFT): Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Chirlane McCray, Teri Hatcher. Photo by: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire Actress, writer and producer Teri Hatcher: “I am simply one in three women who is forced to accept violence [Read More]

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