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Launch of a global rally for women’s economic empowerment

"Congratulations on hosting a successful webinar today. It was great hearing from the Knowledge Gateway Team and fellow volunteers. We are all geared up to work for this noble cause," said Tejas Jain—a committed and dedicated community champion for women’s economic empowerment in India—in his...
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Special Rapporteur positions unpaid care work as major human rights issue

New York - In her report to the 68th session of the UN General Assembly on 23 October 2013, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights, Magdalena Sepúlveda Carmona, analyses the relationship between unpaid care and poverty, and argues that heavy and unequal care...
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UN Women Press release : Global Knowledge platform launched to galvanize women’s economic empowerment

Opportunities, innovation, and collaboration to be the fundamental tenets (New York, 23 September) - Against the backdrop of the 68th session of the United Nations General Assembly, UN Women in partnership with the Government of Canada today launched the Global Knowledge Gateway for Women’s...
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UN Women Highlights Robust Measures to Enhance Women's Economic Empowerment

International Conference Co-hosted by UN Women and CIDA Issues Joint Call for Practical Actions to Empower Women Ottawa— The UN Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women ( UN Women ) today called for strong, practical actions that will support women's economic empowerment...
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The Knowledge Gateway to help entrepreneurs and workers

The Knowledge Gateway to help entrepreneurs, workers and experts network and share information New York, 8 March 2013 UN Women Deputy Executive Director John Hendra introduced the new Knowledge Gateway for Women’s Economic Empowerment, currently being developed by UN Women in partnership...
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The Knowledge Gateway Presents its Platform to African Business Women

AWEP 2013 participants engage with Anna Falth, Knowledge Gateway Manager, during the event hosted by the Permanent Mission of the United States of the United Nations in New York City on 2 August 2013. On 2 August 2013, 28 business women from across Africa got a sneak peak of the...
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