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UN Gender Year in Review 2015

UN marks 15 years since landmark resolution on women, peace and security

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Despite progressive laws, gender-based violence ‘pervasive’ in South Africa, UN expert warns

Warning that deeply entrenched patriarchal attitudes make violence against women “an almost acceptable phenomenon” in South Africa, a United Nations human rights expert today urged the Government to strengthen its fight against gender-based violence through awareness and education at all levels of society.

UN Gender Focus: climate change, gender equality and rights of LGBT

Women impacted "disproportionately" by climate change

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