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Women's Human Rights in Global Governance

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Women Delegates Fund

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Seventy Years and Counting: The Long Wait for World Bank Gender Safeguards

NEW YORK (April 24, 2015)- WEDO has joined forces with other leading women to call on the World Bank to enact a long-overdue stand-alone gender safeguard, which it has so far failed to do. Together with Gloria Steinem and Winnie Byanyima, WEDO Board Chair sent a letter to Dr. Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank urging action on a gender safeguard to back up the Bank’s stated commitment to gender equality by ensuring …

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Where are Women’s Rights in the Sendai Framework for DRR?

NEW YORK (April 10, 2015)- The Women’s Major Group had a strong showing with representatives from across the globe who made impacts and inroads at the WCDRR in Sendai, from 13-18 March 2015. Activities included ongoing advocacy with Member States, official statements (watch Hiroko Hara of Japan Women’s Network for DRR), daily messages, speaking roles in dialogues (watch Adivasu Levu of FemLINKPACIFIC at Women’s Leadership Dialogue) and at the Ignite Stage, side events, …

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WEDO on NY1 Noticias: 20 años de progreso para las mujeres

NEW YORK (March 24, 2015)– Last week, on March 16th, WEDO Board Chair Marcela Tovar-Restrepo joined Ambassador Sandra Fuentes-Berain, Consul General of Mexico in New York on NY1 Noticias, to discuss 20 years of progress for women, and key challenges for the future. The interview is in Spanish, and WEDO highlighted the continued need to amplify women’s participation and gender equality as central to climate justice and climate change planning/policy formulation, as well as …