The second initiative, which consisted of two phases, was launched and supported by UNIFEM
. The first phase (2003-2005) was aimed primarily at raising awareness and building capacity amongst key actors who are normally involved in GRB, including the national women's machinery (i.e.
It has many manifestations - from the most universally prevalent forms of domestic and sexual violence, to harmful practices, abuse during pregnancy, so-called honour killings and other types of femicide (UNIFEM
states, "Gender-based violence can be defined as: violence involving men and women, in which the female is usually the victim and which arises from unequal power relationships between men and women." (4)
Agencies participating are: UNDP, UNFPA, UNICEF, UNEP, WFP, UNOPS, UNAIDS, OCHA, UNHCR, OHCHR, ISDR, PAHO / PED, UN-HABITAT, UNIFEM
, UNODC, FAO.
The gallery in collaboration with UNIFEM
will hold a seminar on Impact of Conflict Situation on Women and Children; Socio-cultural and Psychological Effects to mark International Womens Day on Tuesday.
These organisations include Division for the Advancement of Women (Daw), International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women (Instraw), Office of the Special Adviser on Gender Issues and Advancement of Women (Osagi), and United Nations Development Fund for Women (Unifem
The training course is organized by Women National Committee (WNC) in collaboration with the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM
UN Women merges and will build on the important work of four previously distinct parts of the UN system which focus exclusively on gender equality and women's empowerment which are : The Division for the Advancement of Women (DAW, established in 1946), Office of the Special Adviser on Gender Issues and Advancement of Women (OSAGI, established in 1997), United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM
, established in 1976), UN International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women (INSTRAW, established in 1976) .
Washington, Dec 28 (ANI): Aussie actress Nicole Kidman has revealed that her role as global women's organisation Unifem
's goodwill ambassador has sometimes reduced her to tears.
On his part, however, Albert Otieno Ogeda, OVMI's Executive Director emphasized the importance of sensitizing women on the forthcoming referendum, while lauding United Nations Fund for Women (UNIFEM
) for its tremendous role in supporting women-related issues.
PESHAWAR, December 03, 2010 (Frontier Star): 3days Training workshop was held in Peshawar which was jointly organized by SPO and Citizen Rights and Sustainable Development CRSD with support of UNIFEM
. 40 female activist District Nowshera participated in 3 days Training workshop.