WORLD POPULATION DAY – Celebrate July 11, 2011

11 July 2011 World Population Day 2011   World Population Day is an annual event, observed on July 11, which seeks to raise awareness of global population issues. In 1968, world leaders proclaimed that individuals have a basic human right to determine freely and responsibly the number and timing of their children. Forty years later, modern contraception remains out of reach for hundreds of millions of women, men and young people. World Population Day 2008 reaffirmed the … [Read more...]

ACTION FOR GENDER EQUITY

ACTION FOR GENDER EQUITY A Woman's Equality is a Human Right In preparation for the Beijing Conference on Women - Action for Equality, Development and Peace - in September 1995, an informal group launched "Action for Gender Equality" for the purpose of encouraging broad-based participation in advancing gender equality around the world. Preparations for the upcoming meeting have been difficult; there are dangers of public misperceptions about gender equality; progress achieved at the Cairo … [Read more...]

UNFPA: Films Celebrating Women’s Rights on International Women’s Day

  A Celebration of Women celebrates the Films of the Women of our World.   Print Send by mail     Films Celebrating Women’s Rights Featured on International Women’s Day A series of films called Why Women Count is being featured on a tve YouTube channel in commemoration of the hundredth anniversary of International Women’s Day. Since 1997 tve has been producing and distributing films that reflect the struggles, and triumphs, of groups around the world fighting for equal rights.   UNFPA has … [Read more...]

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