Ensuring rights and choices for all


12 November 2020

Despite global COVID-19 crisis, governments uphold support for women’s and girls’ health and rights, one year after historic Summit

New York, 12 November 2020 -- As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to take a heavy toll on the health and economies of countries around the world, governments, non-governmental organizations, international financial...

8 October 2020

Creating the world that girls need to achieve their dreams

ISTANBUL, Turkey — At age 13, Sesili still has a lot of different ideas about what her future might hold. Her favourite classroom subject is physics, and she says she’s interested in interior and fashion design, as well as child psychology, as potential career paths. But one thing is not in doubt. “I am going to graduate from

22 July 2020

Helping young people with disabilities cope with COVID-19 in North Macedonia

SKOPJE, North Macedonia — Taking precautions against becoming infected or spreading illness during the COVID-19 pandemic isn’t easy for anyone, but it poses special challenges for some people with disabilities, as young...



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