An academic institution affiliated with the Al-Azhar University in Egypt and a public health advocate from Uganda have won the 2013 United Nations Population Award. The Award is given annually to individuals and institutions for outstanding work in more

21 May 2013 17:00 Africa

A new 10-point plan to put Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) - including access to family planning and women’s empowerment - at the heart of the international development agenda has been unveiled at the United Nations. more

22 Apr 2013 00:00 Health

UN Women believes that: If the world empowers women and girls, ensures their rights, and ends violence against them; MDG results in other areas can be boosted. more

16 Apr 2013 00:00 World

The 2013 Women Advancement Forum (WAF-MDG 2013) will be held at the Birchwood Hotel in Johannesburg, South Africa from 28 April – 3rd May 2013, with the theme “Towards the Actualization of the Millennium Development Goals.” more

16 Apr 2013 00:00 News

A global advocacy and campaigning organisation fighting extreme poverty and preventable disease, particularly in Africa believes urgent action is needed to concentrate development efforts ahead of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) 2015 deadline more

13 Apr 2013 00:00 News

Secretary-General of the United Nations - Ban Ki-moon speaks about the need to scale-up efforts towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) which are 1000 days away. more

9 Apr 2013 00:00 News