2017 was a watershed year for women and women’s rights around the world.
From the Global Women’s March last January, to the #MeToo movement, women around the world stood up and demanded their right to be heard.
It’s time to take collective action to end violence against women and girls for good, at every level of society across the world.
The “epidemic” of violence against women in the Solomon Islands can be stopped and the whole Pacific region is already taking “proactive steps”.
How do you overcome years of sexual slavery, despite scars which will always remain?
Grizelda Grootboom knows the answer, and in September, she joined the Secretary-General at the UN’s main podium, to tell her story.
Ending child marriage in West & Central Africa could take 100 years: UNICEF
Unless action is taken to stamp out child marriage in West and Central Africa, it will take more than 100 years to end the practice in these regions.
Reproductive health and economic inequalities inextricably linked: UNFPA
Economics is just the tip of “the inequality iceberg.”
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