Beijing+20: Don’t miss UN Women Executive Director’s message on International Women’s Day and a world mobilizing for gender equality(2) People

In the words of…

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka — We call on countries to ‘step it up’ for gender equality

In her message for International Women’s Day 2015, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka says gender parity must be reached before 2030. She calls on all countries to “step it up” for gender equality, to reach ‘Planet 50:50’ before 2030.

In Focus: Beijing+20 at CSW59

>From 9-20 March 2015, the 59th session of the Commission on the Status of Women will review progress and remaining challenges in implementing the landmark Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, 20 years on. Read more »

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