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CALL FOR GLOBAL WEEK OF ACTION, OCTOBER 11TH -18TH, 2014 #BRINGBACKOURGIRLS NOW and ALIVE!!!!

October 14, 2014 makes it exactly six (6) months since 276 girls were abducted by the BokoHaram sect from their school - Government Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State,Nigeria. The Boko Haram Sect leader claimed responsibility for the mass…Continue

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WELCOME TO THE WORLDWIDE NETWORK FOR GENDER EMPOWERMENT!

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.

Goals

  • Create a Resilient, Visible, and Connected Global Network 
  • Support Effectiveness and Collaboration to Accelerate and Sustain Action 
  • Democratize Funding and Target Investments Based on Impact Metrics 
  • Nurture, Direct and Harness Scholar Activism to Impact Engagement 
  • Synthesize and Structure Information to Build Global Awareness, Impact Policy, and Guide Research

United Nations Partnership

 
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 is generously supported by the Fielding Graduate Universityprivate foundations, and engaged individuals who are impacting change, like you.

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Anna DiStefano and Kirsten McGregor attending UN DPI NGO conference

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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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WNGE is now a member of the United Nations Gender Training Community of Practice!

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Updated 2014 information on female genital mutilation --- please share this infographic

Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting: Data and Trends Update 2014 - Infographic

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Good article by Soraya Chemaly about how regularly men interrupt women, speak over them, and discount their contributions, and how girls are groomed at an early age to accept sexist behavior…. "People often ask me what to teach girls or what they themselves can do. “What can I do if I encounter sexism? It’s hard to say anything, especially at school.” I tell them to practice these words, every day: “Stop interrupting me,” “I just said…

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How do the minds of these men work? It's a completely different reality...

Maine GOP Legislator: "Rape should be legal." No, seriously.

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Republican: If a Woman Has Right to an Abortion, a Man Should Have Right to Force Himself on a Woman...

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Dear WNGE Friends, The WNGE webinar, part-one of the three-part series: Violence Against Women and Girls: Continuing Conversations, was enlightening. We had an excellent panel of brilliant women who delivered a comprehensive overview to help deepen our understanding of the Abductions of the Chibok Girls of Nigeria and provided us with a context of awareness to relate to in a more meaningful way. For those of you who were not able to attend, we will be sending out a recording of the event…

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Hard to believe….

George Will: Being a victim of sexual assault is a “coveted status that confers privileges”

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The Washington Post columnist thinks women are lying about sexual assault in order to get "privileges"

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Elinor Ostrom, brilliant nobel laureate, great article: Understanding how cooperation and trust help people create sustainable social-ecological systems Read more at http://news.mongabay.com/2014/0529-sri-nicole-ostrom-principles.html#RgtRw1qyDfwKOj1r.99

Tipping the scale: how a political economist could save the world’s forests

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Can Elinor…

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