Dr. Dilshad Dayani – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of this woman, one that has devoted her life to the betterment of others, and on this journey at a crossroad, founded an amazing global women's organization designed to develop women in areas of Leadership*Advocacy*Diversity*Philanthropy.     WOMAN of ACTION™     Dilshad Dayani Leadership*Advocacy*Diversity*Philanthropy It’s not just our tagline. It’s at the core of everything we … [Read more...]

UN System Observances for International Women’s Day 2013

UN System Observances for International Women's Day 2013 In 1975, during International Women's Year, the United Nations began celebrating 8 March as International Women's Day. Two years later, in December 1977, the General Assembly adopted a resolution proclaiming a United Nations Day for Women's Rights and International Peace to be observed on any day of the year by Member States, in accordance with their historical and national traditions. For the United Nations, International Women's … [Read more...]

UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women, 17th Grant Cycle

The UN Trust Fund to End Violence Against Women is accepting applications for its 17th grant cycle (2012) from government authorities at the national and local levels, civil society organizations and networks — including non-governmental, women’s and community-based organizations and coalitions and operational research institutions — and UN Country Teams in partnership with governments and civil society organizations. The UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women (UN Trust Fund) is a … [Read more...]

Moldova: UN Trust Fund supports victims of human trafficking

When Dana read an advert from a travel agency inviting women from the Republic of Moldova to spend a summer in Italy working as waitresses in a nightclub, she did not think twice about seizing the opportunity. The 19-year-old had long dreamed of going to Italy; now she could do so - and even earn good money. Dana responded to the ad and soon after made the fateful journey from her country, nestled between Ukraine and Romania, west to Italy. Upon arrival, Dana found herself trapped in a … [Read more...]

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