Posts Tagged ‘women’

2, Feb

On behalf of Presentation Sisters worldwide, the International Presentation Association (IPA) has joined with other non-government organisations to submit statements for consideration by the Commission for Social Development in February 2017 and for the Commission on the Status of Women in March 2017.   Watch a video about what the IPA means to Australian Presentation sisters […]

23, Mar

On International Women’s Day, thousands called on world leaders in an open letter to do more for women everywhere. Why? Because it is widely accepted that investing in girls and women lifts everyone out of extreme poverty more quickly. Act now and add the power of your voice in support of women everywhere. One click […]

10, Mar

The  Commission on the Status of Women will take place at the United Nations in New York on 14th-24th March 2016. Representatives of Member States, UN entities, and ECOSOC-accredited non-governmental organizations from all regions of the world will attend the session. The Priority theme is Women’s Empowerment and its link to Sustainable Development. For more information on the elimination and […]

24, Nov

Why This International Day? Globally, 35 percent of women experience sexual or physical violence (World Health Organization and UN Women) Each year, 3 million girls face the risk of female genital mutilation or cutting ( UNFPA) Sixty percent of women whose first sexual experience was forced, go on to experience further sexual violence later in life […]