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Posts Tagged with ‘Gender equality’


World Contraception Day: The Importance of Educating Young Women

By: Saba Ismail, one of the Women Deliver 100 Young Leaders and program manager of the “Sahailee Hotline” In Pakistan, talking about sexual and reproductive health, sexuality and contraception...

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Empowering Women and Girls Through Media and Communication

The Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media is the only research-based organization working within the media and entertainment industry to engage, educate, and influence the need for gender balance,...


Invest in youth, now!

Maria Antonietta Alcalde makes the case for prioritizing and investing in young people so as to accelerate progress on the MDGs. Social investments in young people’s education, health, and employmen...

Anusha, United Nations

Women’s Rights: Is equality still an illusion?

Though many believe violence against women to primarily be a problem in other parts of the world, the situation for many women in the U.S. is still problematic. The Washington Post’s recent artic...

Radha, UNFPA

Dialogue on female genital mutilation/cutting

Most conversation starters this week agreed that it is culture that keeps female genital mutilation a part of tradition.  There are various ideas on how the international community can eradicate FGM/...

Erna, World Health Organization

Can there be total equality between married people?

Men and women are different, although both are human and deserve human's rights. However, they have gender disparities in many aspects of living: social, economic, culture and political. No boat can h...

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