Women, Families and Violence: Changing Lives #dayoffamilies #maritalrape ##womensrightswithinfamilies

There can be no justification for violence against women and children! All family members must be protected against domestic and sexual violence. #DayOfFamilies What do we mean by “women’s rights within families”? Why are families important to women’s rights? Women’s rights to safety, resources and opportunities and their voice and agency can be either realized […]

How Many Teenagers Die Each Day? … Why? #WHO #teendeaths #teensolutions

The world loses about 3,000 adolescents each day. That adds up to 1.2 million deaths a year. And with a bit more investment, the majority of those deaths can be prevented, according to a global study released on Tuesday by the World Health Organization. That’s far fewer than the 16,000 babies and children under 5 […]

Australian Senator Breast-Feeds in Parliament, World Notices #breastfeed #womenwork

Breaking news: Babies need to eat! SYDNEY, Australia — With the complete disregard for politics that is a characteristic of youth, Alia Joy Gates made her position clear: She would not wait to be breast-fed. It did not matter that her mother, Senator Larissa Waters, had work to do in the chamber of the Australian […]

UNICEF Welcomes Released Girls: #UNICEFschoolgirls #girlsreleased

82 Chibok schoolgirls freed in exchange for five Boko Haram leaders “UNICEF welcomes Saturday’s release of over 80 of the girls abducted by Boko Haram insurgents at their school in Chibok over three years ago. “It is heartening to know that the girls will be returning to their families who have been waiting for this […]