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In partnership with women: empowerment through action
High Representative Mogherini presents EU Global Strategy for Foreign and Security Policy
Stepping it up for Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment worldwide
A strategic partnership between the EU and UN Women has been reconfirmed.
Gender equality… today and every day…
"Today we celebrate women. We celebrate their role in society, at work, in our families and lives. We also remember their suffering, hardship and injustice, which for many is still a reality today." This was the first message in a joint statement issued...
Mogherini backs key role of NGOs in fight for human rights
High Representative Federica Mogherini today gave strong messages of support to Non-Governmental Organisations working in the field of Human Rights, telling the 17th EU-NGO Forum on Human Rights that "civil society has a crucial role to play in our foreign...
EU gives strong support to International Day for the elimination of violence against women
Wednesday November 25 is the International Day for the elimination of violence against women. High Representative Federica Mogherini and EU Commissioners have joined voices to call for an end to violence against women and girls.
Mogherini visits Georgia to stress importance of cooperation with Eastern Partners
After visiting Ukraine, High Representative Federica Mogherini was in Tbilisi, Georgia, on Tuesday. The visit involved meetings with President Giorgi Margvelashvili, Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili and Foreign Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili. She also...
EU welcomes adoption of 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development by the UN
The United Nations adopted the 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development at a special summit on 25 September.
Voice of Libyan Women in the Libyan Political Dialogue
In the framework of the UN led political dialogue process, UNSMIL organised, with support of the EU, a meeting in Tunis with women.
International Women's Day 2015
International Women's Day is a chance to celebrate women as pillars of our societies and the wonderful progress women have made towards greater equality. It is also a moment to note the immense work that still needs to be done in order to ensure that...
Paint the world orange and support the fight for elimination of violence against women!
25 November marks International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women – this year it also kicks off a 16-day campaign against Gender-Based Violence, leading up to Human Rights day on 10 December. A worlwide appeal to "orange our neighbourhoods"...
EU celebrates International Day of the Girl Child
This year's International Day of the Girl Child is dedicated to "Empowering Adolescent Girls". Investing in girls, their education, health and security is the key to promoting stable, secure and prosperous societies.
A promise is a promise: Time for action to end violence against women - International Women's day 2013
March 8 marks International Women's Day. This year Women's Day recognizes global commitment to put an end to violence against women, with the theme: "A promise is a promise: Time for action to end violence against women".
STOP VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN! International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
On November 25, 1960, three Dominican sisters, political activists known as the Hermanas Mirabal, were brutally assassinated for opposing the Trujillo dictatorship. The International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women remembers this day.
Every day should be the Day of the Girl
"I am frequently reminded that everything I do as EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy affects the lives of girls", says Catherine Ashton in an article in Plan, on the occasion of the first International Day of the Girl Child.
Strategic partnership between the EU and UN Women reconfirmed
Q&A - Commission contribution to promote gender equality
Joint Statement on International Women's Day
Joint Statement ahead of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, 25 November 2015
15th anniversary and Global Review of UNSCR 1325
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Message by HRVP Federica Mogherini on International Women's Day
Foreign Affairs Council (Development) - Arrivals
Federica MOGHERINI receives Nkosazana DLAMINI-ZUMA, Chairwoman of the African Union
NEWS - EbS SPECIAL
Support for Afghan Women - International Women's Day 2015
Combating racism, xenophobia and discrimination
Protecting and promoting the rights of LGBTI persons
EU action to protect and promote women’s rights
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