The United Nations
April 6, 2017

6 April – International Day of Sport for Development and Peace

The International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP) is an annual celebration of the power of sport to drive social change, community development and to foster peace and understanding. Creating a a historical link to the first modern Olympic Games in 1896, 6 April was declared the International…
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The United Nations
March 28, 2017

CSW 61 Reflection on the Story of Two Women

Matilda Johnson, World Vice-President, attended the CSW 61 – World Federation Worship Service for the United Nations on Wednesday, 15th March 2017 at the Church Center, New York. A copy of her "Reflection on the Story of Two Women, Two Sisters: Mary and Martha in Luke 10:38-42" is available to…
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The United Nations
March 13, 2017

Women in the Changing World of Work

The 61st Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is starting in New York on 13 March! It brings together governments and civil society from around the world to discuss how to empower women in the changing world of work. Find out more:http://unwo.men/gIxb309DcCE #CSW61
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The United Nations
March 7, 2017

Ending Violence Against Women and Girls

Violence against women remains one of the most pervasive global human rights violations. The new agenda for sustainable development, Agenda 2030, includes the elimination of all forms of violence against women and girls as a specific target. UN Women, together with all its partners, is working to support countries in…
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The United Nations
March 7, 2017

International Women’s Day 2017

The 2017 theme for International Women’s Day, 8 March, focuses on “Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030”. International Women's Day 2017 The United Nations began celebrating International Women’s Day (IWD) on 8 March during International Women’s Year 1975. Two years later, in December 1977, the…
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