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UN Women is the UN organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women.
UN Women is the UN organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women.

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Thousands have been affected by the mudslides in Sierra Leone following heavy rainfall this month. Learn how our dignity kits are reaching women and girls affected in this crisis: http://unwo.men/Ygp330ezL61

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We demand global action to protect all targets of sexual violence in conflict. http://unwo.men/PvnO30es51c +United Nations OCHA #NotATarget
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The Global Goals World Cup, an all-women football tournament to raise awareness on the Sustainable Development Goals, will take place in New York on 19 September. We are excited to announce that our Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka has nominated Dina Smailova, a well-known producer and survivor of sexual violence from Kazakhstan, for the SDG5 Dream Team that will play in the tournament.
More about Dina: http://unwo.men/2Tdx30eulaZ
More about the Global Goals World Cup: http://ggwcup.com

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For World Humanitarian Day, we reiterate that civilians trapped in conflict are #NotATarget. http://unwo.men/N7xR30es1tN
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19 August is World Humanitarian Day! In conflicts and crises, governments must protect the rights of women and girls: http://unwo.men/PvnO30es51c #NotATarget

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Coumba Diaw overcame many cultural barriers to join politics. Out of 54 municipalities headed by men, she stands as the only woman mayor in Louga, Senegal. http://unwo.men/We4Q30eqVFZ #FromWhereIStand

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"When women are educated and enlightened, we have the potential to become models in our community," says Hajiya Amina Ahmed, peacebuilder from Nigeria. http://unwo.men/hADy30epmgq #FromWhereIStand

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On the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples, we celebrate the 10th anniversary of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. We must amplify women’s voices to ensure that they are heard and their rights are protected: http://unwo.men/dZTY30edNOa #WeAreIndigenous
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“Be strong, be courageous, set your course and stay your course. Don’t be deterred by the difficulties you are facing…imagine that those stumbling blocks along the way will become stepping stones.” Liberia's President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf encourages women at our training to run for office this year: http://unwo.men/APRf30egrd4

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