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Why Bother Investing In Women And Girls?

We are off-track to deliver the SDGs. Developing countries need at least an additional $2.5 trillion every year to finance them. Unsurprisingly the poorest people in the world – and especially…
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Climate Justice And Gender Justice Have To Go Hand-in-hand

“We demand that the new European Commission secures equal rights for everyone – and that they work hard to smash the gender-gap, both inside and outside the European Union.
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Connecting The Dots – Feminist Activist Leadership

“Girls are a force to be reckoned with - they are unscripted and unstoppable” says Emma Rainey, a young and forceful feminist activist based in Brussels with Northern-Irish roots.
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Finnish Presidency On Gender Equality

Advancing gender equality and the rights of women and girls is an important foreign policy goal for my country Finland.
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How Economic Empowerment Matters To Girls

Only 48.5% of women worldwide participate in the labour market, which represents a huge loss in terms of individual potential and for the economy of the countries in which they live. Negative…
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Genuine Youth Engagement At A Bank? Did I Hear You Correctly?…

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is now 53 years old. It is not ‘young’ per the definitions of youth you will find used by UN agencies and other authorities on the subject. But in part,…
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What About That Feminist Europe?

In less than a week the European citizens will have casted their vote and chosen the new direction of the European Union. Different debates have shown which way the common candidates want the…
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AND THEY PERSISTED

The United Nation’s Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is the largest international gathering of women government leaders from around the world. This year, the CSW’s 63rd session in…
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Our Gender Transformative Approach: Tackling The Root Causes…

How to practically address root causes in projects or policies? Should we focus on equal opportunities or equal outcomes for girls? How exactly do we go about creating lasting change? These…
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The EU’s Commitment To Securing Access To Education In Times…

Regrettably and despite its importance, access to quality education is being denied to tens of millions of children by increasingly protracted conflicts, forced displacement, violence, climate…
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