Tag: Women

WOMEN  PEACE AND SECURITY ACHIEVEMENTS IN COLOMBIA

  Over the past few decades, Colombian women and girls have been disproportionally affected by the ravages of war. This article describes Colombia’s main advances in the area of ​​women, peace and security after the signing of the peace agreement with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia – People´s Army (FARC-EP). As the 20th anniversary […]

UN women’s rights committee to review Australia, Cook Islands, Cyprus, Liechtenstein, Mexico, New Zealand, State of Palestine and Turkmenistan

    UN women’s rights committee to review Australia, Cook Islands, Cyprus, Liechtenstein, Mexico, New Zealand, State of Palestine and Turkmenistan   GENEVA (June 29, 2018) — The UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) is meeting in Geneva fromJuly 2-20 to review women’s rights in the following countries: Australia, Cook Islands, Cyprus, […]

International Women’s Day

    This week on 8 March International Women’s Day was observed across the globe.  This day celebrates the cultural, social, economic and political achievements of women but also marks a call to action to accelerate gender parity. Earlier this year, the World Economic Forum calculated that it may take as long as 170 years […]