Archive for March, 2010

Message of the Secretary-General on International Women’s Day

8th March 2010 Uncategorized

“Equal rights, equal opportunities: progress for all”
Gender equality and women’s empowerment are fundamental to the global mission of the United Nations to achieve equal rights and dignity for all. This is a matter of basic human rights, as enshrined in our founding Charter and the Universal Declaration. It is part of the Organization’s very identity. (more…)

International Women’s Day message by UNFPA Executive Director, Thoraya Ahmed Obaid

8th March 2010 Uncategorized

On International Women’s Day, let us pay tribute to all women worldwide who contribute so much to the well-being of their families, communities and nations. (more…)