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Check out the immensely powerful video above for “One Woman,” a song launched on 8 March, 2013 by UN Women to celebrate the International Woman’s Day.  This year International Women’s Day focuses on ending violence against women, a gross human rights violation that affects up to 7 in 10 women throughout the globe across all economic and social classes.


Ms. Lakshmi Puri, Deputy Executive Director of UN Women speaking to a group of about 175 Ecumenical Women delegates to the 57th Commission on the Status of Women on 2 March, 2013.

CSW58

10 – 21 March 2014

Priority theme:
“Challenges and achievements in the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals for women and girls.”

To read EW's CSW58 Joint Advocacy Statement, click here.

For a calendar of all Ecumenical Women affiliated parallel and side events, click here.

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  • Teacher Helped by School Meals Inspires Girls in Malawi
    Alice Kankhwala was one of the first students to receive WFP school meals in 1999. Fifteen years later, she is now a teacher, inspiring young girls to follow her example and complete their education too.
    WFP
  • Senior UN official calls for women to remain engaged in Afghan political life
    With the results still being counted from Afghanistan's recent presidential election, the top United Nations official in the country urged efforts to ensure that women remain meaningfully engaged in the political process and improve political life there.
    UN News Centre

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