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A Tigran woman who escaped war in western Tigray walked into Sudan seeking safety. Picture: MSF/Archive Addis Abeba - In connection with the International Women's Day, a group of 15 women's organizations appealed to Pramila Patten, United Nations Special Representative on Sexual Violence in

Photo: MOYESH program youth partner showing high quality packed table honey produced by her women-only beekeepers’ enterprise. By Tsega Desalegn and Desalegne TadesseGuest contributors Addis Abeba - This is a story of one women-only youth beekeepers’ enterprise in Shenkurta village of Guagusa Shekudad district of the

Margot Wallström, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Sweden

STOCKHOLM, Mar 7 2017 (IPS) – Lately, the world has tended to present itself in increasingly darker shades. In many places, democracy is questioned, women’s rights are threatened, and the multilateral system that has taken decades to build is undermined.

No society is immune from backlashes, especially not in relation to gender. There is a continuous need for vigilance and for continuously pushing for women’s and girls’ full enjoyment of human rights.