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UN Women at its First Birthday: Systems and Visibility Growing, more funding and civil society engagement needed

Posted in Global Governance on November 21st, 2012 by

FRIDAY FILE: In 2011 the United Nations consolidated all four UN bodies working on gender equality – OSAGI, UNIFEM, INSTRAW, and DAW, to create one UN agency working on women’s rights. On behalf of the Gender Equality Architecture Reform (GEAR) Campaign, Charlotte Bunch, founding member of the GEAR campaign reflects on the first year of UN Women.

This article is part of a series of Friday Files to explore some of the issues and debates related to the AWID 2012 Forum theme and draw the connections between women’s rights issues and economic power. To Read More go to AWID Friday Files

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