• #DYK TB doesn't discriminate? It's transmitted by air & can affect anyone.
• #TB is 1 of the top 10 causes of death worldwide—the world's top infectious disease killer—claims 5K lives each day & 30K people fall ill w/ TB every day. It strikes the world’s poorest & most marginalized people hardest.
• Ending the #TB epidemic by 2030 is among the health... View details ⇨
Water is a limited resource for which global demand is growing. We need to reduce and reuse wastewater. By
exploiting this valuable resource, we will make the water cycle work better for every living thing.
To mark International Women’s Day, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie - along with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau - today announced an investment of 650$ million over three years in funding for sexual and reproductive health and rights.
TODAY at 10 a.m. EST—#EWECEverywhere Panel on how to keep women, children & adolescents at the heart❤ of climate & health discussions!
FOLLOW the panel as it happens via Twitter (@UN_EWEC) as we live-tweet the discussion! #EWECisME
TODAY is International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation #FGM.
2017 theme: "Building a solid and interactive bridge between Africa and the world to accelerate ending FGM by 2030"
FGM reflects deep-rooted inequality between the sexes, and constitutes an extreme form of discrimination against women and girls. The practice also violates their rights to health, security and... View details ⇨
We welcome the UN Secretary-General, Mr. António Guterres, & join him in his call to action, highlighting: “all that we strive for as a human family—dignity and hope, progress and prosperity—depends on peace.”
We are inspired to redouble our efforts—w/ partners around the globe—w/ renewed hope that the most vulnerable among us won’t be left behind. #EWECisME
En el Global Gender Gap 2016 del Foro Económico Mundial (FEM) destaca un dato positivo: la brecha de género en educación podría cerrarse en 10 años.
Y, como afirma Nana Taona Kuo, directora del programa de la ONU Every Woman Every Child, "la medida más efectiva para la igualdad es la #educación. Completar el ciclo formativo supone un cambio radical para las mujeres. Les abre una puerta de... View details ⇨
As 2016 draws to a close, we reflect on the defining moments of the Every Woman Every Child movement and look ahead to a new year. We are particularly grateful to UN Secretary-General, Mr. Ban Ki-moon, who has been a champion of this cause from the very beginning: [ Youtu.be Link ]. Let’s continue working to achieve sustainable development for all!