Gender

Dec 06, 2017

Somaliland: State set to be First African Nation to Commit to Ending Practice of FGM

  Photo Courtesy of Direct Relief @Flickr  In recent Somaliland elections, candidates of all three political parties pledged that upon success they would commit to ending the practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in the country. It is estimated that 98 percent of Somali women have undergone FGM, a practice that can lead to severe health complications. British-Somali anti-FGM activist...

Dec 06, 2017

Somaliland: State set to be First African Nation...

  Photo Courtesy of Direct Relief @Flickr  In recent Somaliland elections, candidates of all three political parties pledged that upon success they would commit to ending the practice of...

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Oct 24, 2017

Hmong: Summit Organised for Women to Overcome...

Photo Courtesy of HWSTAP The event that gathered Hmong women from across the United States (US) was held at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. Within the scope of the summit, women thought about...

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Aug 24, 2017

Iranian Kurdistan: Poverty Decreases Educational...

Photo Courtesy of Flickr Yann Renoult A recent report by the Kurdistan Human Rights Association reveals that the poverty of Iranian Kurdistan is impairing the education of students in the region. Unfortunately,...

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Aug 11, 2017

Chittagong Hill Tracts: Indigenous Women Disproportionately...

Photo courtesy of Star File    According to Khushi Kabir, coordinator of Nijera Kori and member of the International Chittagong Hill Tracts Commission, the “deliberate exclusion of indigenous...

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Mar 24, 2017

Urgency of Addressing the Plight of Women Belonging...

  On 22 March 2017, the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO), in collaboration with the People’s Alliance for Freedom and Democracy (PAFD) and Mrs Liliana Rodrigues, Member...

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Mar 22, 2017

European Parliament Conference: Women’s Inferno...

22 March 2017 – 9:30 – 12:00 European Parliament, Brussels REGISTRATIONS CLOSED The Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO), in collaboration with the People’s Alliance...

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Mar 10, 2017

Haratin: Women Prime Victims of Slavery and Sexual...

Photo courtesy of The Huffington Post Haratin women endure disproportionate suffering as slaves and victims of sexual violence in Mauritania. Many of these women are born into slavery and experience discrimination...

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Mar 08, 2017

UNPO Celebrates International Women’s Day

On International Women’s Day, UNPO reaffirms its commitment to help forge a more inclusive world, one in which women from all walks of life are safe from gender-based and sexual violence, have the...

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