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15 March 2011
Press Release
YANGON – Four strategic priorities and key elements of the new Strategic Framework for the United Nations in Myanmar were presented today at the monthly Humanitarian Partnership Group meeting,... Read more
14 March 2011
News
BANGKOK – Promoting equal access to education, sexual and reproductive health services, and employment opportunities is crucial to ensuring gender equality and women’s empowerment, according to the... Read more
8 March 2011
Statement
oday we celebrate International Women’s Day and once again declare our faith in fundamental human rights, in the dignity and worth of the human person, and in the equal rights of men and women. As... Read more
6 March 2011
News
UNITED NATIONS, New York – The United Nations Security Council, in resolutions 1325 and 1820, recognized that women and girls need protection and support during and following all conflicts, and... Read more
4 March 2011
Press Release
VIENTIANE – Efforts to improve the health of women and children living in remote areas of Lao PDR have been given an important boost with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between... Read more
27 February 2011
News
“When my employer found out I was HIV positive, they detained me without explanation in my room for 10 days. They terminated my contract with no legal grounds given and sent me back home. I was only... Read more
25 February 2011
News
Women and girls endured severe hardship during Nepal’s decade-long armed conflict between Government and Maoist forces, which ended in 2006. This 4-minute video highlights the recently approved... Read more
17 January 2011
Press Release
COLOMBO – The United Nations continues to support the Government of Sri Lanka to help over a million flood-affected people. In recent days, the north-east monsoon had caused severe flooding in the... Read more
13 January 2011
News
Do poor people have a right to family planning? Family planning is widely practised in Asia, but it remains controversial in the Philippines. The Congress there is debating a bill that would make... Read more

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