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Scaling Up Nutrition: In Practice Issue 6 – Empowering Women and Girls to Improve Nutrition

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN in Practice

On 17 May 2016, the sixth Scaling Up Nutrition: In Practice brief "Empowering women and Girls to Improve Nutrition: Building a Sisterhood of Success" was launched at the 2016 Women Deliver Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark. As evidence has long suggested, gender inequality can be a cause as...

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Household’s Experience to Tackle Malnutrition – East Gojam Experience, Ethiopia

  |   Blogs, SUN Civil Society Network

Ethiopia Civil Society Coalition for Scaling up Nutrition (ECSC-SUN) Bayush Beyen lives in Qerer kebele, a rural kebele in Machakel woreda of the Amhara Regional State. She has seven children with the last one only three months old. She remembers that during her previous pregnancies, she...

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The sixtieth session of the Commission on the Status of Women

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

From 14 to 24 March 2016, the sixtieth session of the Commission on the Status of Women took place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. Representatives of Member States, United Nations entities, and Economic and Social Council of the United Nations (ECOSOC) accredited non-governmental organizations from all...

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CSW60 Investing in women’s nutrition for healthy, smart and more sustainable societies

  |   SUN UN Network

On 21 March 2016, the Food and Agricultural Organization, World Health Organization and UNICEF event for the occassion of the 60th Annual Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), held an event titled "Investing in women's nutrition for healthy, smart and more sustainable choices." This event...

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The Celebration of International Women’s Day 2016 across the SUN Movement

  |   SUN Country Network

On 8 March 2016, organisations and individuals around the world celebrated International Women’s Day (IWD) to recognise the economic, political and social achievements of women around the world. SUN Countries and Networks recognise gender equality and women’s empowerment as a necessary intervention to end malnutrition, and therefore,...

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The SPRING Project makes a nutrition #PledgeForParity on Women’s Day

  |   Uncategorized

On 8 March 2016, the USAID funded global nutrition project, Strengthening Partnerships, Results, and Innovations in Nutrition Globally (SPRING), joined the global health and nutrition communities by pledging for parity for women and adolescent girl in their quest to end malnutrition. SPRING recognises the critical role women...

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Economic Community of West African States celebrates Women’s Day with multiple events

  |   SUN Country Network

On 8 March 2016, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission and sister institutions celebrated International Women's Day with a visit to the National Hospital and the Internally Displaced Persons Camps in Nigeria. A commemorative event was also held at the auditorium of the ECOWAS...

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The International Womens Day website focuses their efforts towards a #PledgeForParity campaign

  |   SUN Business Network, SUN Donor Network

On 8 March 2016, the International Women's Day campaign #PledgeForParity called for urgent action to accelerate gender parity. The campaign is led from the website www.internationalwomensday.com and is organised in two areas to generate momentum around the day. Celebrate #IWD2016 The website is a hub to showcase activities...

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