Unifem Currents – December 2009

In This Issue:

UNIFEM Launches Say NO – UNiTE Campaign

10th Anniversary of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
* Secretary-General Announces Trust Fund Grants
* UNIFEM Honours HRH Princess Bajrakitiyabha Mahidol of Thailand
* Spanish Ministry of Equality Recognizes UNIFEM

16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence
* Latin America: First Regional Launch of UN Secretary-General’s UNiTE Campaign
* West Africa: UNiTE Campaign Launched
* Central Africa: Men and Boys Encouraged to Act against Gender-Based Violence
* Nigeria: Police Officers Trained on Violence against Women and Human Trafficking
* Publication on Trafficking and Forced Prostitution of Palestinian Women
* Timor-Leste: Gender Trainings in Remote Districts
* India: Safe Delhi for Women Initiative Announced
* Pakistan: Raising Awareness in Rural Communities
* Iceland: Marchers Throw Light on Violence against Women

UNIFEM around the World
* 30th Anniversary of CEDAW Celebrated
* 15-Year Review of the Beijing Platform for Action: Women’s Participation Necessary in Responses to Economic Crisis
* UNIFEM Formalizes Partnership with the Economic Community of the Great Lakes
* Colombia: Campaign to Prevent Harassment on Public Buses in Bogotá
* Egypt: Government Scales Up Gender Equity Certification for Private Sector
* India: UNIFEM Executive Director Signs Agreement on New Programme

Recent Speeches & Statements

Recent Publications

Current & Upcoming Events

Job Vacancies

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