WOMEN Taking Action in post-conflict countries seek justice !

Women in post-conflict countries seek justice   Myrna Mack Myrna Mack was assassinated outside her offices in Guatemala City by armed forces in 1990. She was an anthropologist doing research on displaced people. The Myrna Mack case was the first human rights litigation tried in the Guatemalan courts. In 1993, Myrna's sister, Helen, established the Myrna Mack Foundation, which tried to pursue justice for Myrna Mack through national and international courts. The Foundation is also … [Read more...]

UNFPA: Ms. Purnima Mane – Importance of Women Migrants’ Remittances

    Highlighting Importance of Women Migrants' Remittances Statement by Ms. Purnima Mane, UNFPA Deputy Executive Director (Programme), at Expert Meeting on Maximizing the Development Impact of Remittances, in Geneva   Ladies and Gentlemen, At the outset, I wish to thank Mr. Supachai Panichpakdi, Secretary-General of UNCTAD, for the invitation to participate in this important and timely expert meeting. It is indeed an honour for me to be part of this distinguished panel. I bring greetings to … [Read more...]

UNFPA: Ms. Purnima Mane – Importance of Women Migrants' Remittances

    Highlighting Importance of Women Migrants' Remittances Statement by Ms. Purnima Mane, UNFPA Deputy Executive Director (Programme), at Expert Meeting on Maximizing the Development Impact of Remittances, in Geneva   Ladies and Gentlemen, At the outset, I wish to thank Mr. Supachai Panichpakdi, Secretary-General of UNCTAD, for the invitation to participate in this important and timely expert meeting. It is indeed an honour for me to be part of this distinguished panel. I bring greetings to … [Read more...]

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