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What women want ... from their political leaders

2.3 lakh people contribute to Women’s Manifesto for National Elections

Women organizing around the global financial crisis

ENLACE and the GCAP Feminist Task Force organized a meeting last Wednesday March 4th at the United Nations Church Center. The meeting was moderated by Rosa Lizarde and explored how women organizations and networks organize themselves to raise their voice on the financial, food and fuel crisis.

First day of the Commission on the Status of Women in New York

Today was the opening of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) in New York with the theme of "The equal sharing of responsibilities between women and men, including care-giving in the context of HIV/AIDS” and its subtheme, "Emerging Issue: Gender Perspectives of the Financial Crisis."

Women contribute greatly to wealth creation but receive in turn less from their hard work

 By Yaye Fatou Marone, Regional Information and Communications Officer
Oxfam says that we “put women at the heart” of our work.  Therefore celebrating the INTERNATIONAL WOMENS DAY is a “no brainer”!