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In this section, the PeaceWomen Project aims to highlight news and events related to women, peace and security taking place on a local, national, regional and international levels.

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  • September 12, 2014
    People's General Assembly This September at the UN General Assembly in New York, governments and leaders will meet again to set the next global development agenda. People, especially the poor, seldom have representation in these forums. Instead, these are often dominated by the most powerful interest groups like rich nations and their corporations.
  • August 28, 2014
    UN Women Annual Report 2013-2014
  • August 27, 2014
    SOUTHERN AFRICA: SADC Unlikely to Achieve Gender Targets The Southern African Gender Protocol Alliance has called on gender ministers to craft a strong rights-based approach to gender equality for the region post 2015. Speaking at the annual meeting of gender ministers in Malawi ahead of the Heads of State (HOS) summit in Zimbabwe mid-August, Alliance Chair Emma Kaliya stressed that:

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