gender equity

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Herd Boys in Lesotho

Young Thabo left school at nine years of age to tend sheep, goats and cattle in the treacherous mountain passes of Lesotho, in southern Africa. Despite his young age, he lived in complete isolation for months at a time, with only the company of the

Unequal Pay = Unequal World

The pay gap is real. Women are paid less than men across societies, industries and functions. The pay gap is detrimental to human development and until it is eradicated we will not achieve gender equality. Women working full time in the United States typically are

Addressing Equity and Reaching the Most Vulnerable Mothers and Newborns

The closing plenary of the Global Maternal Newborn Health Conference began on an optimistic note. Cesar Victora, Emeritus Professor of Epidemiology at the Federal University of Pelotas took to the stage and told the audience that globally, the gap in coverage of health care is closing.

‘Create our future by design, not by accident!’

Last night, I attended the UNGA event, Leader’s Forum on Women Leading the Way: Raising Ambition for Climate Action, hosted by UN Women and the Mary Robinson Foundation. Ban Ki-moon, UN Secretary-General, addressed the attendees through video, and called on the group, on the eve

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