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Over 7000 young people, the majority of them girls, speak out about everyday injustices & threats of sexual violence ow.ly/BnxEE
59% of Alaskan women have been victims of sexual assault, intimate partner violence, or both. ow.ly/Bx23h via @TheAtlantic
Around 40% of women with engineering degrees either leave the profession or never enter the field. ow.ly/BqvDj v @NPR
What do you think is the biggest obstacle for women in the workplace today? #Beijing20 pic.twitter.com/u6Yg2Eivhp
"Invest in us. Invest in women." - @phumzileunwomen to the Executive Board. Read her speech: owl.li/ByHqu
Join us tomorrow for a live Q&A session with .@UN_Women on advancing women's economic empowerment #Beijing20 pic.twitter.com/PHSiZ3q4xK
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Our Executive Board is in session!Now,briefing on our work in #Colombia.Watch live: owl.li/ByFOy More info: owl.li/ByH47
A @UNICEF study finds 1/3 of all marriages in #Jordan involve girls under the age of 18 ow.ly/Bf44f v @UN_Radio #EndChildMarriage
Supporting the growth of women in tech - 5 critical steps ow.ly/BvXZa
Meet the entrepreneur on a mission to change women's media ow.ly/BvVDG via @FastCompany
Why global violence against women and girls must become new UK priority ow.ly/BvTpN via @guardian
“It’s important for youth to be involved at the high level” – Tahere, #Samoa owl.li/Bx9zv #DemocracyDay pic.twitter.com/JDLUUgAVfP
For 2015 elections, female representation in El Salvador will increase to at least 30% ow.ly/BwC1G v @UNDP #DemocracyDay
How can we advance women’s economic empowerment? Join us for a Twitter Q&A on 17 September at 10am ET. #Beijing20 pic.twitter.com/1WfHZNha3a
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, holding everyone accountable. #leadership @UN_Women pic.twitter.com/3cgW0lb7fG
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On #DemocracyDay, read the #UNSG Ban Ki-moon's message for youth to push for inclusive democracy around the world: owl.li/Bwx10
64% of male n female respondents witnessed sexual violence in #PNG markets n vicinity. @UN_Women SafeCity Study pic.twitter.com/xTwOPWIazo
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"A society built w/ women is a balanced society & one that will also benefit men" ow.ly/BrXkl #Beijing20 pic.twitter.com/IRFoiPa2GH
Join us 9/17 for live Q&A on advancing women’s economic empowerment w/ @UN_Women @Empower_Women & more #Beijing20 pic.twitter.com/aVB092Z1hT
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Our Executive Board is meeting today and tomorrow! Info: owl.li/BvS7D
This year's Intl #DemocracyDay theme is “Engaging Young People on Democracy” - info here: bit.ly/9IJA98 pic.twitter.com/BmI2gDV9pI
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Video: 1 Million Women Initiative empowers Australian women to take #climate2014 action: vimeo.com/88257392 pic.twitter.com/khXtLOG3qh
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Male allies wanted for post-2015 global agenda ow.ly/BlOh3 #Beijing20 #HeForShe via @TR_Foundation
Small price incentives in land titling encourage the inclusion of women ow.ly/BqPug via @WorldBank
Thai woman fights for stateless after dodging life in brothels ow.ly/BqPcB via @TR_Foundation
Woman in #India 'held captive for three years over dowry' rescued: ow.ly/BqMZQ v @BBCIndia #VAW
RT @FPD_SA: In 2014 FPD trained 2101 Lay Counsellors on Gender Based Violence. #GBV #ENDviolence pic.twitter.com/dR1psvddjI v @UNICEF
‘They attack us at toilets or where we collect water’ say refugee women in #SouthSudan: ow.ly/BqMUv #VAW @guardian
Colombian women's group wins @UN refugee prize: ow.ly/BqMQ4 v @BBCWorld
MT @WSJ: Gender gap a top election issue in Sweden, which has EU's best marks for equality on.wsj.com/X5Qn5r pic.twitter.com/AJRXTuhIko
7,000 children reveal the stark reality of girls in the #ListenToGirls campaign by @PlanGlobal ow.ly/BqMHI #bcimagirl
Kenyan teenager bleeds to death giving birth days after #FGM. ow.ly/BoVXE via @TR_Foundation
In #Nigeria, female entrepreneurs looking to increase women's stake in the oil industry. ow.ly/BoVu6 via @BBCNews
Re-conceiving war: Stopping a cycle of violence depends on how we prioritize it. ow.ly/BouiW v @WomenUndrSiege
Here's how #Niger’s traditional leaders are promoting maternal health: ow.ly/BoUBY v @ipsnews
Female voters more informed & engaged in politics if they’re represented by a woman in the U.S. Senate ow.ly/BoUpf @PacificStand
Having more women in government will change #Nigeria, says gender activist Alex-Oni: ow.ly/BoClP v @allafrica
Sexual harassment and the high cost of being a woman on a bus ow.ly/BoBY9 v @WorldBank #VAW
8 female leaders on how to overcome what's holding women back: ow.ly/BoBFM v @FastCompany
Activist calls #childmarriage as much a crime as rape. ow.ly/BnyJq via @TR_Foundation
せめて世界の半数の国々が #womenomics を信じ&実践していたら、世界は全く違うものになるでしょう - @phumzileunwomen at opening of #WAW2014 #WAW
Addressing reproductive health and HIV needs in married adolescent girls. ow.ly/Bnypn via @NewSecurityBeat
An Indian village council leader is on a mission to end female foeticide. ow.ly/BhyXX #Beijing20 pic.twitter.com/gceRRO2xiW
The motherhood penalty vs. the fatherhood bonus: A child helps your career, if you’re a man ow.ly/Bny7g via @UpshotNYT