September -UN Women Campaign Sub-theme: Women and the Economy

Beijing_Carousel_LetsGo jpgUN Women’s #Beijing20 campaign features monthly mini-campaigns, each focusing on a subtheme of gender equality. We are now rolling out the fourth mini-campaign for September, focusing on women and the economy.  Read more   Click here   Women and the Economy is Platform F of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action – Pages 65 – 79 of the attached document.  Paragraphs 150 to 180.  Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action

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There is a social media package for this month in three languages – Click here

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Christine Lagarde A former French minister for various economic portfolios – including finance and employment, agriculture and fisheries, and trade – Christine Lagarde was the first woman to become finance minister of a G8 economy and is the first woman to head the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

 

How does all this compare with reality on the ground see Democratic Republic of Congo as an example.  “…despite the multi-billion-dollar mining trade, very little of its success ever reaches the people of the region…”  Read more

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