‘Shadow pandemic’ of violence against women to be tackled with $25m UN fund

The UN is to spend $25m (£19m) from its emergency fund to address what has been called the “shadow pandemic” of gender-based violence against women displaced by wars and disasters. The money will be divided between the UN population fund (UNFPA) and UN Women, and at least 30% of it must be given to women-led local [...]

By |2020-11-28T01:40:24+02:00November 24th, 2020|Media|0 Comments

GNWP virtual Panel “Young Women Leaders & Peacebuilders on the Frontlines of Crises”

On August 14, 2020 the Global Network of Women Peacebuilders & it's Young Women Leaders for Peace hosted a virtual panel discussion "Young Women Leaders & Peacebuilders on the Frontlines of Crises" with the Office of the UN Secretary-General's Envoy on Youth, Austrian Development Cooperation, Permanent Missions of Canada, the Dominican Republic, Finland, Norway, and [...]

By |2020-10-18T22:22:06+03:00August 14th, 2020|Media|0 Comments

A new coronavirus crisis: The outbreak of domestic violence in times of confinement

Check under the poster, the article at An-Nahar English about the public online discussion with Hayat Mirshad on the outbreak of domestic violence during COVID19 pandemic. by Ryme Alhussayni Source: Annahar Date added: 11 May 2020 BEIRUT: The new public health measures implemented around the world required the confinement of people to prevent the spread of [...]

By |2020-06-29T13:06:03+03:00April 30th, 2020|Media|0 Comments

Hayat Mirshad member of the UN Women Youth Gender Innovation Agora

2020 will be a promising year for women's rights since it marks 25 years on the adoption of Beijing platform for action, 5 years since the Global Goals and 10 years anniversary of UN Women. Hayat Mirshad was part of Generation Equality campaign and Gender Innovation Agora, established by UN Women, along with a number of youth and gender equality advocates from the [...]

By |2019-09-03T22:35:01+03:00September 2nd, 2019|Media|0 Comments
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