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March 30, 2017

Tunisian artist

Meet Khalda Chebbi, a Tunisian artist whose colorful work has brought joy to the UN Women 61st CSW session.
October 18, 2016

WNC welcomes the release of Chibok girls

WNC welcomes the release of Chibok girls. Incredibly moving images of joy and relief. After enduring starvation and savagery, 21 Chibok girls finally reunited with their families.  
August 29, 2016

Women’s Participation in the Colombian Peace Process

The armed conflict between the government of Colombia and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) dates back to the armed peasant movements in the early 1960s. Five decades after, the protracted armed conflict saw thousands of deaths, thousands of forced disappearances, and forced displacement of nearly 7 million Colombians. An estimated 3 million women have been forcibly displaced by the five-decade armed conflict. A significant number of women played a big part in the Colombian armed conflict as 40% […]
August 28, 2016
Olympics Women

Women’s participation in the Olympics, facts and figures

August 15, 2016

Forced displacement of women and girls, facts and figures

July 17, 2016

There is no honor in honor killings

Qandeel Baloch: Pakistani social media star strangled by her brother Pakistani social media celebrity Qandeel Baloch has been killed by her brother in an apparent ‘honor killing’ in the province of Punjab, police say. Ms Baloch, 26, recently caused controversy by posting controversial pictures of herself on social media, including one with her alongside a Muslim cleric. Police say she was strangled to death. Cases of women being killed for‘dishonoring’ their family are commonplace in Pakistan. Baloch’s father Muhammad Azeem […]
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