HALF the World is Women – “Ending Violence against Women and Girls”

This Forum was opened by the United Nations Secretary-General, Mr. Ban Ki-moon, and facilitated by Ms. Michelle Bachelet, Executive Director of UN Women, and included the participation of a range of senior leaders of UN agencies -- namely Ms. Rebeca Grynspan, UNDP Associate Administrator, Ms. Anne-Birgette Albrectsen, Deputy Executive Director, UNFPA, Ms. Geeta Rao Gupta, Deputy Executive Director, UNICEF, Ms Kyung-wha Kang, Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights, OHCHR. "Women's … [Read more...]

UN Women, Informal Justice Systems …

Informal Justice Systems: Charting a Course for Human Rights-based Engagement Author: Danish Institute for Human Rights Informal Justice Systems: Charting a Course for Human Rights-Based Engagement is a study that has been jointly commissioned by UNDP, UNICEF and UN Women. It is the first comprehensive assessment that has been conducted of informal justice systems and human rights protection. To enable more effective engagement that enhances access to justice and the protection of … [Read more...]

Truth, Integrity and ‘follow through’ …

Truth & Integrity     BE True to Yourself! You have the strength to stand strong in the midst of difficult situations, and the wisdom it takes to make good decisions. If something in your life isn't working, be willing to release it to GOD. Understand you are important, and know that you are called to add value to the world around you. No matter where you are in life today, you have potential to increase, grow, to be strengthened, and to move … [Read more...]

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