UNIFEM Currents – November 2009

– UNIFEM Welcomes Strong Support by the General Assembly for the Establishment of a New Gender Entity
– New Security Council Resolutions Strengthen Women’s Protection in Conflict and Participation in Peacebuilding
– Launching in November: Say NO – UNiTE to End Violence against Women
– UNIFEM around the World
– o Clinton Global Initiative Selects UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women as Commitment to Action
– o Spain Contributes EUR 31.5 Million to UNIFEM in 2009
– o West Africa: Women Particularly Vulnerable to the Negative Impact of Climate Change
– o Rwanda: Empowering Women through Cooperatives
– o Latin America: Economic Policies and Stimulation Packages Must Not Overlook Women
– o El Salvador: UNIFEM Opens a Regional Training Centre for Women’s Entrepreneurship
– o Afghanistan: Photo Exhibition on Women and the Afghan Elections
– o Japan: UNIFEM Liaison Office Opens in Sakai City
– o Palestinian Women Mark the International Day of Rural Women
– o Philippines: Landmark Legislation for Gender Equality Officially Enacted
– o 50 Million Women in Asia at Risk of Contracting HIV from Intimate Partners
– Recent Speeches & Statements
– Recent Publications
– Current & Upcoming Events
– Job Vacancies

This issue is available in HTML format online at http://www.unifem.org/news_events/currents/issue200911.php


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