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.

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
From gender equality to sustainability the key catalyst will be a new approach to 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

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.

“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.”

Blog Report: AIDS – The Human Face, By Susan Sacirbey

Statistical & actuarial charts may reflect the truth but should not masque the suffering, apathy, ignorance, & intolerance behind the numbers. Today, a report “HIV & the Law: Risks, Rights, and Health,” was released  by a United Nations backed commission, supported by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on behalf of the Joint Development Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS.) –More–

Watch Film Report: WOMEN & GENDER GAP ON HIV/AIDS, By Ambassador Mo
Women & most vulnerable of our society face stereotyping & other social obstacles in efforts to prevent/overcome HIV/AIDS. UN Women joined forces with Asia Pacific Interagency Task Team on Women, Girls, Gender Equality & HIV (IATT) & Unzip the Lips campaign to produce a short video on women most at risk & most affected by HIV in Asia Pacific region.


Information technologies as a means to empower women & girls is theme of 2012 “World Telecommunication & Information Society Day.” President of Argentina, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner; Chairperson of Chinese company Huawei, Sun Yafang, & US Oscar-winning actress & rights advocate Geena Davis, will be awarded World Telecommunication and Information Society Award. –More–