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In Zimbabwe: She Won't Be Stopped

In Zimbabwe: She Won't Be Stopped

| March 4, 2011

The focus of the United Nation’s Commission on the Status of Women this year, in annual meetings ending today, is to promote women’s and girls’ access to education, training, science and technology. Here is one woman’s story. More »

The Ground We Stand On

The Ground We Stand On

| June 11, 2010

In Zimbabwe, Kenya and other countries wrested from colonial powers, women must look to their own rich heritage for security and rights, argues the author, Kenyan feminist and scholar Achola O. Pala. More »

I’ve Seen First Hand What CEDAW Can Do

I’ve Seen First Hand What CEDAW Can Do

| May 27, 2010

The author, chief of the Africa Division of UNIFEM, explains the power of the UN treaty to eliminate discrimination against women—a potent tool that will only gain in strength with ratification by the United States. More »