Goal 3: News
June 29th, 2010, Lusaka (IPS) - Despite the adoption almost a decade ago of a national gender policy that aims to ensure fair participation of men and women in the development process, most of the Zambian government’s policies still remain gender blind, say civil society and women's rights associations.
4th June 2010, Louta - Migration in search of work has long been common in Sourou Province, northern Burkina Faso, but the trend is increasingly for younger girls to join the exodus, according to the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the NGO Terre des hommes
14th May 2010, Santiago (IPS) - More than 60 percent of Chileans surveyed by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) are opposed to full equality between women and men, according to a new national report released by the agency on Friday.
6th April 2010, - In Rwanda, a UN-supported centre in the capital city is providing support to victims and raising awareness about violence against women, particularly among men.The centre is also educating police officers about gender-based violence.
15th September, 2009 - NEW YORK, USA – The highly successful Schools for Africa partnership entered its second phase today with a memorandum of understanding signed by its three main partners – UNICEF, the Nelson Mandela Foundation and the Hamburg Society for the Promotion of Democracy and International Law...
5th March, 2009—In a speech to his fellow Ghanaians in the early 1900s, the visionary educator, Dr. J.E. Kwegyir Aggrey, declared, “The surest way to keep a people down is to educate the men and neglect the women. If you educate a man you simply educate an individual, but if you educate a woman you educate a family...”