Building Bridges arrives in Cape Town, South Africa!

Blog by Kristin Gutekunst. Originally posted on UN Women’s Website. After thousands of kilometres of dirt roads, small mountain paths, jungle trails and deserts, through 20 countries on two continents, UN Youth Delegate Jilt Van Schayik and Teun Meulepas arrived to Cape Town, South Africa! Throughout this six-month cycling odyssey from Amsterdam to Cape Town, aimed at hearing […]

The Afrolatin@ Project announces regional partnership with UN MY World 2015 campaign

Press release and photos by The Afrolatin@ Project, courtesy of Amilcar Priestley, Director. Friday, July 25th,  2014 – Today which marks the Día de la Mujer Afro (Afrodescendant Women’s Day), the Afrolatin@ Project is pleased to announce the launch of  “CONTAMOS AFRO 2015”, our regional partnership with the United Nations MY World 2015/ World We Want 2015/ Beijing […]

The World We Want for Girls, from MDGs to post-2015

12 March 2014 – NEW YORK The United Nations Millennium Campaign and World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) co-hosted “The World We Want for Girls, from #MDGs to #post2015 agenda” – a side event during The Commission on the Status of Women, #CSW58. The event was moderated by Amy Graham from WAGGGs. It was live tweeted (twitter.com/@myworld2015 and twitter.com/waggs_delegates), and the […]

Young Thai voters push two top concerns of gender equality and job opportunities

With the aid of two dynamic partners, Thailand has amassed more than 8,000 votes in two weeks—passing more than 16,600 votes to rank sixth out of 194 countries. Over the past two weeks, Procter and Gamble (P&G) and Dhurakij Pundit University International College (DPUIC) held back-to-back events at two major Bangkok-area high schools—each reaching more than […]