Heeding the Call for Women’s Rights around the Planet


Human Wrongs Watch

3 January 2019 – Women and activists have been reflecting on the progress made across the world in 2018 in reducing discrimination and inequalities based on gender and what hopes they have for 2019.

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UN Women/Carlos Rivera | A group of young women graffiti artists painted orange murals in Guatemala City in support of UN Women and the UNiTE campaign to End Violence against Women, December 2018.
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The United Nations gender-focused agency, UN Women, has outlined some of the most urgent issues facing women including human rights, genital mutilation and using sex as a weapon of war.
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Students from Bangladesh’s East West Universityin Dhaka stand together to say “NO” to violence against women. November 2018.  UN Women/Fahad Kaizer

 

One year closer to the 2030 deadline to achieve gender equality and women’s empowerment – integral to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals(SDGs).

Read here about what six extraordinary women have done to bring the world a little closer to these targets. (SOURCE: UN News).

2019 Human Wrongs Watch

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