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Image from UN Photo. ID 443285 24/06/2010 Gender and Migration
February 2016 : #114
It is estimated that one billion of the world’s seven billion people are migrants (UNDP 2009). Migration journeys take place within countries, regions and internationally.
Girls walk home from school in Bangladesh The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence campaign – 2015
November 2015 : #113
This special BRIDGE update highlights the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence campaign, which runs annually from 25 November, the International Day Against Violence Against Women, until Human Rights Day on 10 December.
BRIDGE Gender Update: The Sustainable Development Goals, Gender and Indicators
October 2015 : #112
A new set of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) was formally adopted in a UN summit on 25-27 September 2015 following a two year process of global consultations and intergovernmental negotiations.
Gender and Financing for Development
July 2015 : #111
The Third International Conference on Financing for Development (FfD3) will bring together high level political representatives, non-governmental organisations and business sector stakeholders.
Gender and Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM)
May 2015 : #110
Lack of support for Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) is acting as a barrier to girls’ empowerment through an insidious impact on their ability to engage in education and make good decisions about their reproductive health.