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Women need to be engaged more in growth industries for increased sustainability, thereby reducing their economic dependence and vulnerability to gender-based violence.
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Supported by OHCHR and UN Women, Bahamian government officials and CSOs benefit from training on Human Rights Treaty Reporting
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Today, on this Human Rights Day, we celebrate the right of all people to make their voices heard and participate fully in public life. Yet the voices of too many women and girls continue to be stifled through discrimination, threats and violence. This is holding back progress for women and for all members of society.
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Individuals, non-governmental organizations, groups and networks are invited to submit written communications—including, but not limited to, complaints, appeals and petitions—to the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) with information on alleged injustices and human rights violations against women in any country.
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Every minute, a young woman is newly infected with HIV. As a result of their lower economic, socio-cultural status in many countries, women and girls are disadvantaged when it comes to negotiating safe sex, accessing HIV prevention information and services.
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Regional Parliamentarians have come together at the Terra Nova Hotel in Jamaica to look at ways in which they can lead policy and community interventions to end violence against women and girls.
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Barbados' Parliamentarians came together across the political divide to bring attention to the cultural changes that are needed in order to continue to contain the spread of HIV virus and ensure the flourishing of life for all and in particular those especially affected by the virus.
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Policies and approaches for stemming and reversing the tide on HIV will have to have their basis in changing sexual norms. But there is need for a better understanding of these sexual norms, of attitudes and of sexual intentions and expressions.
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In trying to develop responsive HIV and AIDS prevention policy for the Caribbean taking into account gender and sexual culture, there needs to be a much greater awareness and understanding about sexuality as a matter that belongs in the public domain.
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On International Women’s Day March 8, 2011, women, men, boys and girls across the Caribbean region and the globe will reflect on the advancements made over the past century, where the role and value of women in society has improved to some extent and the day will be observed through a wide variety of events of celebration and advocacy.
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At the XVIII International AIDS Conference in Vienna, a new report by the United Nations Development Fund for Women, UNIFEM (part of UN Women) and the ATHENA Network launched today highlights that despite international commitments
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At 4:53 one month ago, Haiti was irrevocably changed. The earthquake of January 12th 2010 has become a line of demarcation- between the before and the after.
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The humanitarian response in Haiti must take account of the needs and responsibilities of women given their central role in ensuring family and community well-being.
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In the aftermath of the devastating earthquake in Haiti, the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) has issued a call for close to US$2 million to provide urgently needed services for the protection of women and their families.
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Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (left) stands beside the remains of the UN's headquarters in Port-au-Prince , HaitTouching down in the capital of Haiti, which was devastated by this week's catastrophic earthquake, today, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today pledged the United Nations' support for the victims of the disaster.