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International Women’s Day 2019 in the Arab States Region

The theme for International Women’s Day 2019, which will take place on 8 March, is “Think equal, build smart, innovate for change”. The theme will focus on innovative ways in which we can advance gender equality and the empowerment of women, particularly in the areas of social protection systems, access to public services and sustainable infrastructure. More

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Video animation focusing on the lives of Iraqi women affected by conflict. Produced by Libyan artist Asia Alfasi in partnership with UN Women.

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