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Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Secretary General Ban Ki-moon's opening remarks reiterated the priority theme “Challenges and achievements in the implementation of Millennium Development Goals for women and girls, and the review theme  “access and participation of women and girls to education, training, science and technology, including for the promotion of women’s equal access to full employment and decent work.

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Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Every year women from across the globe come together in New York 

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Wednesday, March 12, 2014

The experience of attending UNCSW58 has been simply incredible so far.  Our trade union delegation is made up of incredible women from around the globe and we all share the goal of ensuring that gender equity, access to education, protection of public services, decent work, decent wages and an extension of labour laws to all sectors are a part of this years' agreed upon conclusions.<

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Tuesday, March 11, 2014

"Human Rights are women's rights, and women's rights are human rights."  Noting that these words remain as accurate today as they were 20 years ago when then-U.S.

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Tuesday, March 11, 2014

High level leaders from UNESCO and UNICEF each highlighted education in their remarks at a side session on "Accelerating Progress on MDGs for Girls and Women." 

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Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Leading off the presentations in this thought-provoking panel, Assistant Secretary-General and Deputy Executive Director for Policy and Programme of UN Women John Hendra identified access to quality education (particularly secondary and tertiary education) as the first of four main target areas for increasing women's economic advancement. 

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