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4 Cool International Women’s Organizations Changing the World in a Big Way

These groups are combating skills gaps, gender violence,and more to level the playing field for all

These women’s organizations are making impact where it hits hardest, combating poverty, skills gaps and…

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United Nations Announces 2016 Theme for International Women’s Day

The 2016 theme for International Women's Day is 'Step It Up for Gender Equality'

The 2016 theme for International Women’s Day is ‘Step It Up for Gender Equality.’

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Black History Month: Susan E. Rice, U.S. National Security Advisor

29 days of modern black history makers

U.S. National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice coordinates intelligence, foreign policy, and military effort; oversees…

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[WATCH] Global CEOs to Release Key Gender Data at World Economic Forum

Key information will be announced as part of UN Women's HeForShe IMPACT 10x10x10 Initiative

Key information on gender parity at top Fortune 500 companies will be announced as part…

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World Teachers’ Day Spotlights the Global Need for More Teachers

UNESCO to focus on early childhood education worldwide

World Teachers’ Day has celebrated the hard work of teachers since 1994, and focuses on…

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#UNGA: ISIS, Diplomacy, and Combatting Extremists Top Topics at UN General Assembly

Leaders focus on terrorism, ISIS, and peacekeeping strategies among the nations

This week, more than 150 leaders are networking and discussing issues that impact the world…

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President Obama Nominates Congresswoman Barbara Lee for UN General Assembly

Senior Democratic Whip seeks to "foster stronger ties, deeper bonds and a renewed commitment "

President Obama announced his nomination of Congresswoman Barbara Lee to serve as a Representative of…

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Today is International Youth Day: Here’s How You Can Get Involved

Youth day events happening around the world

Youth day events happening around the world today, on August 13.

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International Women’s Day: Advocacy Group Honoring Global Female Leaders

GC4W will celebrate ‘connecting for women empowerment’ on March 7

Global Connections for Women Foundation (GC4w) will celebrate International Women’s Day honoring leaders at the…

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United Nations Names Cherae Robinson of Rare Customs as ‘Woman to Watch’

10 female leaders included to commemorate Women's Entrepreneurship Day

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To celebrate the first Women’s Entrepreneurship Day (WED), the United Nations…

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United Nations Hosts Women’s Entrepreneurship Day

Organization brings together female entrepreneurs in 144 countries Nov. 19

On Nov. 19, the UN celebrates female entrepreneurs of 144 countries.

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‘Human Catastrophe’: $1 Billion Needed To Fight Ebola From Doubling

Heightened role of the U.S. will include new treatment facilities

President Obama, the World Health Organization, and the United Nations all plan on funding the…

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Trayvon Martin’s Mother Sybrina Fulton Calls Out America

Is unconvinced that America is dedicated to fighting racism

As the media continues to opine over the results of Michael Brown’s autopsy, Sybrina Fulton…

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U.N. Marks 1000-Day Milestone with Digital Rally

Today marks 1,000 days until target date of reaching goals outlined in Millennium Declaration

The United Nations, U.N. Foundation and other international organizations have launched Momentum1000, a global, “digital…

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In the News: CNN’s ‘Black in America’ Special Airs Sunday; Haiti Demands Pay From U.N. for Cholera Outbreak and More

A few noteworthy headlines around the Web

See what’s going on in the world with today’s compilation of news around the Web

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In the News: Serena Williams Hospitalized; Gadhafi Warns Against U.S. Assistance

A few noteworthy headlines around the Web

A few noteworthy headlines around the Web

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In the News: Libyan Refugees Flock to Neighboring Countries; Toyota Gives Away Cars for a Good Cause

A few noteworthy headlines around the Web

A few noteworthy headlines around the Web

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By Foot And Bus, Haitians Return To Native Towns

CABARET, Haiti (AP) — Barefoot and limping from a fall suffered during last week’s earthquake,…

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Obama Meets With U.N. Secretary General

Remarks by President Barack Obama and United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon
President Barack Obama:…

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