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Women listed as inventors in third of global patent filings – UN

Apr 26, 2018 - 3:18 PM

New data from the World Intellectual Property Organization shows that women are listed in 31% of the some 224,000 international patent applications it published last year

LGUs hold key to ending sexual harassment in PH

Jun 15, 2017 - 6:03 PM

Local governments should enforce ordinances penalizing sexual harassment in public spaces says an expert on women empowerment

GLOBAL TO LOCAL. UN Women Asia-Pacific Consultant Katherine Belen stressed that local government executives need to step up in creating policies that promote safety in public spaces. Photo by Rambo Talabong

Beyond food and shelter: Protecting women and girls in times of crisis

Dec 01, 2015 - 4:00 PM

The world needs to act to make women and girls in conflict zones and disaster hit areas feel safe

Do women have to wait until they're 81 to be CEO?

Mar 19, 2015 - 12:01 PM

As absurd as it may sound this is the possible scenario each girl will be facing as soon as they leave the safety and comfort of their homes and their schools