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#Ethiopia's FM @DrTedros stresses that women's right to land is a fundamental human right #UNGA v @allafrica
"Women are better off today, but still far from being equal"- @NikkivanderGaag via @guardian
The @WorldBank supports increased financing for medium & small businesses in #Nigeria
"There can be many ways of empowering women,but the key part is educating the girl child"- PM Modi of #India v @ndtv
"Hen"- new Swedish gender-neutral pronoun in Sweden breaks new grounds via @NewsweekEurope
"Time for schools to retire the word #freshman"- @drcruz32 @Womens_eNews
MT @GlobalFundWomen: #EqualityIs the right 2 live, 2 function & enjoy life as a woman, w/o discrimination- @blackchy:
"Why women need to invest cash, not just time, in other women"- @JackiZehner @guardian
As front-line caretakers in #Ebola crisis, women & girls need gender-based humanitarian response
Women & girls in #Iraq face heightened security and health risks. Read more:
.@phumzileunwomen: only when men take their rightful place in the home can women take their rightful place outside the home
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.@phumzileunwomen: girls' education is the most revolutionary thing the #UN can do; lack of edu a big barrier to economic empowerment
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Lots of support & enthusiasm at @free_equal's UN photo booth last week. Thx to all who came to along! #freeandequal
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Meet this 6 women on the UN #SecurityCouncil in this new video:
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Activist calls Silicon Valley a ‘twilight zone’ for women, but sees change ahead via @MarketWatch
#Genderequality starts with you: show you support equality by sharing a message w @HeforShe Campaign! #Solidarity #EqualityMonday
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Media's inaccurate portrayal of women could be one reason they're underpaid across the board v @bfp_news #womeninfilm
New @ICRW report highlights strategies to end #childmarriage via @VOA_News
Photographer behind the @100ladyleaders exhibition explains why she started the project v @guardian
Report documents dynamics of violence against women in South Asia, from early childhood to old age #VAW
"Gender-based violence is a crime, plain and simple" - @JohnKerry v @StateDept #GBV
.@EmWatson is an inspiration for taking a stand + sparking a worthy debate. #HeForShe - RT for…
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RT @Half #Nigeria's president says their govt hasn't given up on freeing abducted schoolgirls. #BringBackOurGirls
MT @VitalVoices: Girls & women in #India who suffer #sexualviolence shamed into ending their lives v @thomsonreuters
These women graffiti artists are making people talk in #Egypt via @marieclaire
How providing economic opportunities for women transforms their lives v @TheWomensFndtn
MT @VitalVoices: Multimedia initiative amplifies the voices of #Arab women fighting 4 human rights @TrialsofSpring
#WomeninFilm: A documentary series that finally puts women back in the history books via @TheWeek
Placing women and girls at the heart of the global development agenda #UNGA v @WhiteHouse
#Womeninfilm study: Only 23% of films feature a female protagonist #geenaongender
Money talks: Why women need to invest cash, not just time, in other women. via @guardian
The ‘secret’ doctor on a mission to help women in #Afghanistan via @AmnestyOnline
These female photographers are telling women's stories from across the globe @NatGeo v @HuffPostWomen
Joseph Gordon-Levitt wants you to start talking about what #feminism means to you @hitRECordJoe v @HuffPostWomen
MT @HuffPostWomen: 21 powerful statements against sexual assault from frats at Indiana University: v @HuffingtonPost
Read @giseleofficial's Op-Ed on how climate problems impact the lives & livelihoods of women & girls v @HuffPostGreen
"Who said men are from Mars & women are from Venus?" Women scientists celebrate space mission #India v @BBCNews
#WomenInFilm More women? Yes, a few. Better scripts? Yes, a lot. via @BostonGlobe
How much do you know about women & the economy? Take our quiz & share your results! #Beijing20
Climate action creates jobs and improves lives. Watch this doc and get inspired! #Climate2014
More than 3000 #Yazidi women & children have been captured by IS militants & are being trafficked for sex v @BBCNews
#Qatar women's basketball team withdraws from Asian Games in S. Korea after hijab ban v @BBCSport
RT @together4girls 10 Major Moments For Women During U.N. Week (Plus Some Matt Damon) via @HuffPostImpact
Congrats @KittenRamone - our 500,000th follower! Thanks to all for your support in the fight for #genderequality!
We join forces w/UfM Secretariat to promote #genderequality in Euro-Mediterranean region #UNGA
“For many #indigenous women, it still feels like we’re at war" #WCIP2014 #UNGA #Beijing20