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City to turn pink for cancer awareness

City to turn pink for cancer awareness

Sep 29, – Pink Caravan, a UAE breast cancer awareness initiative launched in 2011 by Friends of Cancer Patients, will commemorate their anniversary celebrations with a line-up of activities this October. It’s that time of the year when you begin to see people sporting pink ribbons. World over, as in the UAE, October is the […]

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Art, commitment mix in vibrant hues to end violence against women

Art, commitment mix in vibrant hues to end violence against women

May 23, AP – Created in 2011 by several artists as a result of a UN-Women-sponsored workshop in Panama and attended by 30 artists from all over Latin America and the Caribbean region. It builds on similar efforts in the Caribbean, where leading musical artists organized around the UNiTE campaign after workshops in April 2010 […]

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UN Women calls for urgent action against gender-related killings

UN Women calls for urgent action against gender-related killings

Statement by Lakshmi Puri, Acting Head of UN Women and Assistant Secretary-General May 20, – Recent historic global agreements coupled with ground-breaking work on the elimination and prevention of all forms of violence against women are setting the stage to address gender-related killings, also known as femicides or feminicides. These crimes are different than homicide […]

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