Month: May 2015

Using technology to end violence against women and girls

The United Nations Secretary-General’s Campaign UNiTE to End Violence against Women has proclaimed the 25th of each month as ‘Orange Day’, a day to raise awareness and take action against violence against women and girls. As a bright and optimistic colour, orange represents a future free from violence against women and girls for the UNiTE Campaign. Orange Day calls upon… Read more →

Equality Means Business: Women’s Empowerment Principles Annual Event

Report by Margit Webjörn, ZI Advocacy Committee Chairman “Equality is not just morally right. It’s the smart thing to do,” said former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in her keynote address to the UN Stakeholders’ Plenary. Her statement was confirmed by CEOs and other WEPs Partners in Action discussing Implementation & Innovation.   At the UN, after remarks by Secretary-General… Read more →