UNI welcomes bold UN agreement on women’s rights

An important step to end violence against women and girls has been reached with an unprecedented agreement. Following months of lobbying and two weeks of difficult negotiations, UN member States sign off strong agreements to promote gender equality, women’s empowerment, and ensure women’s reproductive rights and access to sexual and reproductive health services. The latter [ ... ]

Eliminating violence against women and children: what the research says

“Cohabitated or Married” “The HOME is the single most dangerous place for women” Gloria Steinem was quoted as we began our session on what the research says. Some of the points that all four panelist brought up were: • Cohabitating and child bearing before marriage set the women and children up for struggling lifestyle. • [ ... ]

Violence against women in institutions: reproductive ightd violations in healthcare and education.

Luisa Cabal explained that the speakers agenda is to urge push at the UN. They want to position as a movemnet and make visable as reproductive rights remains invisible & silent in many institutions across the world. The spaekers will raise examples of whas happening around th world ininstutions and bring to light what’s going [ ... ]