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The AWP Network at the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women

AWP Network founder, Mary Olushoga spoke at a CSW 57 Series on “Winning Strategies for Preventing Violence Against Women – Sharing Global and National Models,” an event sponsored by the Women’s Intercultural Network (WIN), U.S. Women Connect, TEWA Women United, Decisions in Democracy International, Coalition of Women from Asia and the Middle East, Women News… Read More ›

Women’s education as a silver bullet for sustainable growth

While there has been remarkable progress, report warns that there are still many challenges ahead for countries in the South, including an ageing population, environmental degradation, and inequality. Poverty and inequality are particularly worrying, as an estimated 1.57 billion people, representing 30 percent of the population in the 104 countries studied for the report, still… Read More ›

Mary Olushoga and Eyitayo Akanji

The AWP Network at ECOSOC

The African Women Power (AWP) network attended the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) youth forum to discuss ideas on how to solve the youth employment crisis. “Young people are three times more likely to be unemployed than adults and over 75 million youths worldwide are looking for work.”  In Nigeria alone, there are  68… Read More ›

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