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The Responsible Business and Human Rights Forum brings together representatives from government, business, workers organisations and the international community for wide-ranging discussions on maximising the positive contribution of business to human rights and developmental goals in Asia.
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United Nations Under-Secretary-General and UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka is visiting Bangladesh for the first time, since the creation of UN Women in 2010. Her visit will be an opportunity to strengthen the collaboration in Bangladesh between national partners, civil society and UN Women, to address the challenges and opportunities that will effectively transform the lives of women and girls. To this effect the Executive Director's Mission agenda will...
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Four publications on women, peace and security, produced by UN Women, will be launched on 28 October during the women’s agenda presentation to the ARMM Regional Government in Cotabato City.
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[Thursday, 19 May 2016, 10:30 - 11:15 A.M.] A briefing for the media by Ambassador of Canada, Indonesian and regional experts on women’s rights will discuss how investing in women and girls will accelerate development in Indonesia and ASEAN. [WHERE:] Satoo Garden Meeting Room, Shangri-La Hotel, Kota BNI, Jl. Jend. Sudirman Kav. 1, Jakarta, Indonesia...
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The right of access to justice for women is essential to the realization of all the rights protected under the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women. It is a fundamental element of the...
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Executive Board Bureau of the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, begins a field visit to Viet Nam today to enhance the Bureau members’ understanding of the extent and ways in which UN-Women cooperates with the Government of Viet Nam in achieving gender equality and...
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UN Women and the International Muaythai Federations are joining forces in a new partnership to that will work with young people around the world to promote gender equality, challenge harmful ideas of masculinities and end violence against women.
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Afghanistan has been in conflict for over thirty years, during which Afghans have experienced and witnessed unspeakable violence and upheaval. Enforced disappearance, summary execution, torture, rape, indiscriminate bombardment and wanton destruction have been a daily reality for the people of Afghanistan for decades.
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Regional Conference on Human Rights Instruments, International Labour Standards, and Women Migrant Workers' Rights will be held at the Phnom Penh Hotel, Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The Conference is co-organized by UN Women and the Royal Government of Cambodia, Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training, Ministry of Women's Affairs, and Ministry of Interior, in collaboration with the International Labour Organization.