Monthly Archives: March 2013

March 15, 2013
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Dancing to end violence against women and girls

This blog post originally appeared on the UNICEF East Asia and Pacific Blog site on 15 March 2013. By Jessica Aumann, Communications Officer, East Asia and Pacific Regional UNGEI Jessica Aumann, Communications Officer for the UN Girls Education Initiative, attends a commemoration …View More  > 

March 8, 2013
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International Women’s Day 2013: East Asia and Pacific

This video blog post originally appeared on the UNICEF East Asia and Pacific Blog site on 7 March 2013. International Women’s Day is celebrated on 8 March 2013. This year’s theme is ‘action to end violence against women’. UNICEF’s gender specialist for …View More  > 

March 8, 2013
Getting at the Everyday Reality of Violence in Girls’ Lives

On International Women’s Day: How Do We Get Girls in School Safely? By Nora Fyles Earlier this year, I read an interview with a secondary school girl about her experiences commuting to school in rural Uganda. Her message has stayed …View More  > 

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