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Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Pledge for Parity


This year’s theme for International Women’s Day is “Pledge for Parity.” The World Economic Forum estimates that, given the glacial pace of change, parity will not be achieved until 2133!  UN Women considers ways to accelerate the momentum to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. The UNANIMA Board, which meets from March 3-5, is conscious of the valiant women religious who have consistently placed the needs of women and children in the forefront.

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