Employment | UN Women

Employment P_11_form_UNwomen - UN Women Personal History Form (P11) - Required when applying for all vacancies and must be attached as part of online application in place of CV/resume. UN Women is now hiring expert practitioners for the following assignments. (Please contact us if you have questions.) Director, Human Resources Post Level: D1 Location: New York, USA Application Deadline: 26 March 2013 Economic Empowerment Advisor Post Level: P5 Location: Bangkok, … [Read more...]

Southern Cone: Economic Rights for Women

A Celebration of Women is pleased to share the following VIDEO, outlining the challenges of the Women of our Southern Hemisphere. SPANISH, with English Sub-title. Southern Cone: Economic Rights for Women The countries of the Southern Cone have distinct economic realities. When the issue is women and labor markets, they have something in common. Women have less secure jobs, receive lower wages and generally work in the informal sector. Produced by TV Brasil International … [Read more...]

PANAMA – 17 year old girl finds Hope at Movimiento Nueva Generación

A community centre inspires an adolescent girl to become an agent of change in Panama By Tamar Hahn PANAMA CITY, Panama, 5 May 2011 – Dalys Perez, 17, was seeking a positive influence in her life after her mother went to prison. Living in El Chorillo, a crime-ridden neighbourhood of Panama City, it was difficult to escape from violence. Then Dalys found her way to Movimiento Nueva Generación, a community-based organization that has changed her life.   VIDEO ONLINE ONLY … [Read more...]

BOLIVIA is Taking Action for Women Business Leaders!

BOLIVIA is Taking Action! WOMEN as Business Leaders is the New Goal Bolivian women face many challenges including discrimination and exclusion. They are also vulnerable to drug traffickers because they are desperate for work. The landlocked country is one of the poorest and least developed countries in Latin America despite being rich in natural resources. A new project is being launched in Bolivia this month by the UN's Office on Drugs and Crime or UNODC that … [Read more...]

Panama's first lady has called for “a revolution without weapons”

    Panamanian women still at a disadvantage A Ministry of Social Development report warns that gender inequality still exists in Panama. The Ombudsman’s Office announced that it was concerned about increased violence against women and called on the government to Take Action.       PANAMA CITY, Panama (La Estrella) – After International Women's Day celebrations on 8 March, Panama's Ministry of Social Development (MIDES) published its latest report on gender which shows that some of the … [Read more...]

Women in Science – Celebrate 2011 L’ORÉAL-UNESCO Awards!

  A Celebration of Women  is excited to share more Women Taking Action!        Outstanding Women Scientists to receive   2011 L’ORÉAL-UNESCO Awards (3 March) and Fellowships (2 March)         Five exceptional women scientists, one from each continent, will receive the 2011 L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Awards at a ceremony on 3 March at UNESCO Headquarters (Room I, 6.30 p.m.). The day before, on 2 March, 15 women post-doctoral researchers – three from each continent - will be … [Read more...]

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