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Where do the women stand

Last month there was International Women’s Day, and organisations around the world came highlighting the need to address ongoing issues such as gender inequality, reproductive rights, and violence and abuse against women. So where does the world stand in 2023? Sophie Zeldin-O’Neill, Deputy Editor, Reader Revenues The first week of March, UN secretary general AntónioContinue reading “Where do the women stand”

The Telegraph Frontpage for Tuesday 2023 January 24

By Danny Boyle A report today warns how China can exploit laptops, cars, fridges and more smart devices to spy on the UK. Also this morning, an MP is calling for an inquiry into failings in the case of an Afghan double killer who snuck into Britain posing as a 14-year-old – pictured above, left,Continue reading “The Telegraph Frontpage for Tuesday 2023 January 24”

Prayer on this International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

    Dear God, today our thoughts go especially to the many girls and women in this world who face inequality, but worse, violence towards them. … Give these women the courage to speak out about any unlawful act against them so that such unacceptable behaviour may also be punished. We pray, above all, forContinue reading “Prayer on this International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women”

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women – with orange for a brighter future

Too often people forget that we have to come to a world where everybody, male and female, is respected and regarded on equal grounds. We are all human beings as one body, and violence, even against one person, affects the whole of human society. But at the moment in still too many countries the women are second cast and used as an object.

African misery and women inequality

The widespread sectarian violence and ongoing military conflicts in several political hotspots, including Syria, Iraq and Lebanon, have not only claimed thousands of human lives and devastated fragile economies but also undermined the U.N.’s longstanding plans to eradicate hunger and extreme poverty worldwide. The U.N. Development Programme (UNDP), the world body’s lead agency monitoring humanContinue reading “African misery and women inequality”