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Clinton Champions Gender Agenda at Busan

Posted on 30 November 2011 by admin

By Miriam Gathigah

Hillary Clinton at Busan

Hillary Clinton at Busan Credit:Miriam Gathigah/IPS

BUSAN, South Korea, Nov 30, 2011 (IPS) – Women toil in the fields for most of their lives producing food and strengthening the largely agricultural economy of African countries, but when their fathers, husbands or older sons die, they are no longer welcome on land they may have tended for years.

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“Gender Budgets Help You Think About People”

Posted on 29 November 2011 by admin

Lorena Barba, specialist in gender-responsive budgeting. Credit: Courtesy of the interviewee

Estrella GutiĂ©rrez interviews LORENA BARBA of U.N. Women’s Andean regional office

CARACAS, Nov 29  (IPS)  – Gender responsive budgeting (GRB), a U.N. Women tool to curb inequality, “helps you think about people.and to use resources in a more effective manner,” says Lorena Barba. Continue Reading

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The Aid From Women No One Counts

Posted on 27 November 2011 by admin

By Miriam Gathigah

BUSAN, South Korea, Nov 27, 2011 (IPS) – Gender responsive budgeting becomes important when seen in the background of unpaid but important care work done by women, say delegates to an international meet on aid effectiveness in this South Korean city. Continue Reading

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ARGENTINA: Women Gain Budget Know-How

Posted on 07 November 2011 by admin

By Marcela Valente

Toba women discuss gender-inclusive projects at a weekly meeting in Rosario. Credit:Marcela Valente/IPS

ROSARIO, Argentina, Nov 7, 2011 (IPS) – “After so many years of feminist activism, we still hadn’t realised that you need money to get things done. When I finally understood that, it was like seeing the light. It was a whole new avenue to explore,” Argentine activist NoemĂ­ Chiarotti told IPS.

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Q&A: “Donor Base for UN Women Continues to Widen”

Posted on 18 August 2011 by admin

Sunaina Perera interviews LAKSHMI PURI, Deputy Executive Director of UN Women

Lakshmi Puri

Lakshmi Puri. Credit: Courtesy of UN Women

UNITED NATIONS, Aug 18, 2011 (IPS) – The donor base for UN Women has expanded to 95 countries since the new United Nations entity was launched at the start of this year, according to Lakshmi Puri, the assistant secretary-general and deputy executive director of UN Women. Continue Reading

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