WASHINGTON (WOMENSENEWS)–After Fiji ratified a U.N. women’s rights treaty and began to adopt laws that mirrored its goals, good things began to happen politically for women.
NEW YORK—Mayor de Blasio today announced New York City’s Commission on Gender Equity, established through Executive Order Number 10, to achieve economic mobility and social inclusion of all New Yorkers, particularly women and girls, and ensure their public safety.
Permission to repost has been granted by the writers, Joann Kamuf and Erin Foley Smith Two decades after VAWA’s enactment, violence against women remains a serious problem in the U.S. Domestic violence and sexual assault are two of the most
Join Cities for CEDAW-NYC this Sunday in the march for gender equality! See you there! The content of this post is from: NGO Relations and Advocacy Department of Public Information United Nations Headquarters in New York http://outreach.un.org/ngorelations We would like