It's time to eliminate gender inequality
Goal 3 of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) is to promote gender equality and empower women. The world has achieved equality in primary education between girls and boys and the political participation of women is increasing. In January 2014, in 46 countries more than 30 per cent of members of parliament in at least one chamber were women. Still, women and girls face persistent gender inequality every day. So, more needs to be done to achieve MDG 3 and a world with gender equality. More...
International Day against Nuclear Tests, 29 August
Since 1945 the world has witnessed nearly 2,000 test explosions. In December 2009, the UN General Assembly declared 29 August the International Day against Nuclear Tests and called for an increased awareness as there has been little consideration of the devastating effects of testing on human life or the environment. Furthermore, the General Assembly underlines "the need for their cessation as one of the means of achieving the goal of a nuclear-weapon-free world". More...
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