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VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND GIRLS: CONTINUING CONVERSATIONS 1 Reply

PART-TWO: GLOBAL EPIDEMIC - THE U.S AND AROUND THE WORLD Let us continue the conversation begun during the online webinar of 9-17-14.Continue

Started by Anna DiStefano. Last reply by Anna DiStefano on Wednesday.

Abduction of Chibok Girls of Nigeria 10 Replies

This discussion forum has been established to continue the conversation from part-one of the three-part WNGE webinar series, Violence Against Women and Girls: Continuing Conversations.Part-one of the WNGE webinar series, June 18, 2014, will address…Continue

Tags: Schoolgirls, Chibok

Started by Kirsten McGregor. Last reply by Christian Batista Jun 18.

Millennium Development Goals & Gender -- What Are Your Thoughts?

Under the 2015 agenda, there are eight Millennium Development Goals(MDG), three of which are in direct alignment with WNGE’s…Continue

Started by Kirsten McGregor Apr 9.

UN Webcasts - Commission on the Status of Women 58th Session

The UN Commission on the Status of Women 58th Session (CSW58) started…Continue

Started by Kirsten McGregor Mar 13.

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The Worldwide Network for Gender Empowerment (WNGE) is currently undergoing a process of re-envisioning and restructuring.  Our new direction is reflected in the mission and goals below.  We will launch our new technology platform in the Fall of 2014, but in the meantime please remain active on this community platform.  If you are interested in participating in the development process please contact WNGE Associate Director, Kirsten McGregor, at kmcgregor@fielding.edu.

Worldwide Network for Gender Empowerment (WNGE) is an engaged and diverse ecosystem comprised of global members committed to research, collaboration, and action in support of women’s and gender issues. WNGE is focused on impacting change with cross-cutting measures in sectors including education, health care, environment, poverty, violence prevention, equality, and globalization.

WNGE is dedicated to impacting change by connecting local, regional, and national initiatives to a global community through innovative ecosystems, collaborative networks, and scholar activism.

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WNGE is a recognized and registered Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) with the United Nations Department of Public Information (UN-DPI). We are actively engaged with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and the functional commissions of ECOSOC, primarily: Commission on the Status of Women, Commission for Social Development, and Commission on Sustainable Development. As an international NGO representing partners from around the globe, WNGE contributes to issues of critical concern to the global development agenda.
 

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WNGE Webinar Series: Violence Against Women and Girls: Continuing Conversations; Part-Two: Global Epidemic - The U.S and Around the World at Online Webinar

September 17, 2014 from 9am to 10am
According to the World Health Organization, violence against women and girls (VAW/G) is “a global health problem of epidemic proportions” (WHO, 2013). Indeed VAW/G is not only a health problem but also affects the social, political, economic, and spiritual life of family, community, and nation.  The problem in its myriad forms is rooted in structural inequalities based on patriarchal norms and values, resulting asymmetrical power relations between men and women, and numerous misogynist cultural…See More
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Did you know that the first woman president was Isabel Martínez de Perón of Argentina in 1974? Take a look at the state of women in politics around the world in this UN Women infographichttp://beijing20.unwomen.org/en/infographic/decision-making

Infographic: Women in Power and Decision-making

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