Archives for posts with tag: GenderEquality

Grandma is Topless & Liberating
By, Ambassador Muhamed (MO) Sacirbey via The Huffington Post
Join the excitement: “Fantasy Fest” is America’s most liberating party, but beyond the skin, costumes and endless tides of good-times, it is a reminder of what frees America to consistently strive for me.

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From Diplomat Artist Buzz: Read More on Anne Hathaway’s new starring role as UN Goodwill Ambassador for UN Women & eliminating gender barriers for women & girls.
From Diplomat Artist: Brianna Deleon, Montclair Student Diplomat, addresses actor & feminist Emma Watson, a UN Goodwill Ambassador, & her fight towards equality with her organic Twitter campaign ‪#‎HeForShe‬ to promote equal rights & gender equality. — Read MORE —

Reboot of #Development #Finance
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From gender equality to sustainability the key catalyst will be a new approach to development finance.
http://diplomatartist.com/reboot-of-development-finance/

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In the film “Thelma & Louise” Susan Sarandon and Geena Davis did not portray role models, at least in the most conformist sense.  Nonetheless, those characters differ in at least the current focus on women/girls as “hyper-sexualized” female characters judged by their appearance says Geena Davis.09-22-2014Geena_Davis
http://diplomatartist.com/lack-of-female-role-models-in-family-friendly-media/

10-15-WB-RuralWUN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka said that all over the world, gender inequality in land & other productive resources is intrinsically related to women’s poverty & exclusion. Women’s rights to access, use, control, & ownership of land & other productive resources are essential to reverse this.

http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=49081#.VD6KceeBG2k

Blog Report: MAKING INFORMAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS WORK, By Ambassador Mo
“Evidence in this Report illustrates the direct bearing such systems can have on women & children’s legal empowerment, covering issues from customary marriage & divorce to custody, inheritance, & property rights.” The Report titled, Informal Justice Systems: Charting a Course for Human Rights-Based Engagement, urges informal justice systems “may be more accessible than formal mechanisms & may have potential to provide quick, relatively inexpensive & culturally relevant remedies.”
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/making-informal-justice-systems-work/56564Image