Dublin joins UN Women in ‘Global Safe Cities Initiative’

In February 2013, the 8th WACAP Forum was held in Dublin, Ireland on the theme of Making Cities Smart, Safe and Sustainable. The Forum explored the use of smart technologies and performance measurement systems that can contribute to sustainable development and the evolution of innovative city approaches to promote safety, with a key focus on poverty reduction. The event was expected to bring together 1,000 high level delegates, including mayors, municipal civil servants, innovators at the … [Read more...]

IRIN, Philippines conditional cash transfer programme

GOAL #5 - MATERNAL HEALTH Many people consider the day their child was born the happiest day in their life. In the world's wealthier countries, that is. In poorer countries, the day a child born is all too often the day its mother dies. The lifetime risk of dying in pregnancy and childbirth in Africa is 1 in 22, while it is 1 in 120 in Asia and 1 in 7,300 in developed countries. MANILA, August 2012 (IRIN) - A nationwide conditional cash transfer programme in the Philippines is slowly … [Read more...]

CEDAW: Bulgaria’s adoption of a gender-equality strategy

  Committee on Elimination of Discrimination against Women 1045th & 1046th Meetings (AM & PM) Adoption of Gender-Equality Strategy, Domestic Violence Laws Led to Women’s Improved Status, Bulgarian Delegation Tells Anti-Discrimination Committee   Expert Members Concerned about Failure to Integrate Roma Women, Gender Stereotyping, High School Dropout Rates among Girls     Bulgaria’s adoption of a gender-equality strategy and its enactment of … [Read more...]

Marianne Williamson's March 2011 Newsletter, a must read.

  Dear Friends,Welcome to my newsletter.I've been traveling a lot in the last few months, giving talks, workshops and leading retreats on my newest New York Times bestseller, A Course in Weight Loss. I'm grateful for the response the book has been receiving from people dealing not only with weight loss issues but with compulsions and addictions of every kind. My meditation tape MEDITATIONS FOR WEIGHT LOSS is now the #1 bestselling meditation tape on Amazon.com.I've blogged a few … [Read more...]

Marianne Williamson’s March 2011 Newsletter, a must read.

  Dear Friends,Welcome to my newsletter.I've been traveling a lot in the last few months, giving talks, workshops and leading retreats on my newest New York Times bestseller, A Course in Weight Loss. I'm grateful for the response the book has been receiving from people dealing not only with weight loss issues but with compulsions and addictions of every kind. My meditation tape MEDITATIONS FOR WEIGHT LOSS is now the #1 bestselling meditation tape on Amazon.com.I've blogged a few … [Read more...]

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