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Girls: The World's Greatest Return on Investment

My mom is from Argentina, and we often spent Christmas holidays there while I was growing up. When I was 12, I was riding on a train with my parents …

Ending child marriage: what works? A look at the evidence

With child marriage, a girl’s childhood abruptly ends. Her health and future are in jeopardy. Her right to live a life free from abuse is violated.<p>We …

Fund a girl-centered storybook

One year ago, you chose to support the publication of a unique, girl-focused children's book in Sri Lanka, titled "Thamara's Surprise Birthday …

Violence against women and unintended pregnancies in Nicaragua: a population-based multilevel study

Abstract<p>Background<p>Despite an increased use of contraceptive methods by women, unintended pregnancies represent one of the most evident violations of …

All we want is peace, women tell UN Women chief

18 February 2014 - Women had suffered most during the South Sudan conflict, representatives of displaced women living in an UNMISS protection site in …

'It takes a village' -- Community-based methods for improving maternal and newborn health

Journal special issue highlights the Maternal and Newborn Health in Ethiopia Partnership<p>A series of studies are published in a special supplement …

Somalia: Women Shouldn’t Live in Fear of Rape

• Tweet Widget<br>• Facebook Like <br>• Email<br>Somalia’s new cabinet should urgently adopt meaningful reforms to confront rampant sexual violence, Human Rights Watch …

United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women

Open Menu<p>About<p>About UN Women<p>Directorate<p>Executive Director<br>• Deputy Executive Director, Intergovernmental Support and Strategic Partnerships Bureau<br>• Deputy …

Ukraine crisis: Police storm main Kiev 'Maidan' protest camp

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1054000/1054186_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524658531_6666d498b21d07907ec77e859aaed2bd<p><b>Police are storming the main protest camp in Ukraine's capital, Kiev, which has been occupied since November.</b><p>Explosions are taking place, fireworks …