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IWD 2017: Women’s rights are human rights – Guterres

Antonio Guterres

UN Secretary General, António Guterres, while celebrating the International Women’s Day (IWD), emphasises that empowering women and girls is the only way to protect their rights and make sure they can realise their full potential Women’s rights are human rights. But in these troubled times, as our world becomes more unpredictable and chaotic, the rights of women and girls are ...

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IWD 2017: Women must be part of digital revolution – Mlambo-Ngcuka

Phumzile-Mlambo-Ngcuka-UNWomen

UN Women Executive Director, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, on International Women’s Day (IWD), says that if women are to compete successfully for high-paying ‘new collar’ jobs, they need to, among others, be part of the digital revolution Across the world, too many women and girls spend too many hours on household responsibilities – typically more than double the time spent by men ...

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