UN Gender Focus

UN Gender Focus: STEM education, equality in workplace and tech culture

Change STEM education to benefit women: NASA official

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Promoting gender equality must consider human rights standards and local contexts

Promoting gender equality must consider local culture, religion and realities in a particular country, even though at times the local realities may not comply to international human rights standards.

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UN calls for “robust” funding to end violence against women, girls

“Robust” funding is critical to ending violence against women and girls, the UN agency for gender equality & women's empowerment, UN Women, has urged.

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UN Gender Focus: midwives in Libya, women’s economic empowerment and internet connectivity

Libyan women hampered by lack of midwives and gender-based violence

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UN Gender Focus: intersex awareness and Indigenous people

Estimated 1.7 percent of new-born babies are intersex: UN campaign

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UN Gender Focus: Pakistani activist, Ugandan entrepreneur and midwives in South Sudan

Being a woman, human rights defender in Pakistan is “risky”

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