In many parts of the world women and girls are disproportionately affected by HIV/AIDS, particularly poor women in marginalized communities. Discrimination, poverty, and marginalization are drivers... READ MORE
I applaud Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn for their remarkable work of highlighting the enormous multiplier effect that the empowerment of women has on families and entire communities. Their... READ MORE
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On Monday, September 14, 2009 the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution to create a new UN agency for women. This is a landmark victory following significant efforts by the GEAR... READ MORE
Carlos Macazana (INPPARES) congratulated... (click for full caption)
The International Planned Parenthood/Western Hemisphere Region (IPPF/WHR) hosted its 28th annual awards and cocktail reception here this past weekend at the Embassy of Colombia. The occasion... READ MORE
The Minister of International Cooperation, Beverley Oda, unveiled the new Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) Children and Youth Strategy on Nov. 20, 2009. It aims to increase child... READ MORE

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