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Human Rights Watch Submission to the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women on Egypt

  We write in advance of the 79th pre-session of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women and its review of the Arab Republic of Egypt’s compliance with the Convention on th...

23-10-2020

Classroom crisis: Avert a ‘generational catastrophe’, urges UN chief

© UNICEF/Raphael Pouget Mauritanian students return to school after several months of school closures due to COVID-19.   The world is at risk of suffering “a generational catastrophe” as COVID-19 w...

23-10-2020

FROM THE FIELD: Women guardians of the environment

Women from around the world are being given a more prominent role in the fight against climate change, thanks to the efforts of the UN Development Programme (UNDP).   Globally, countries are being e...

22-10-2020

Equal access to digital technologies: A key to resilient recovery

The mobile and digital gender gap is not going to close on its own. We need to collaborate and take coordinated action. Photo: © Getty Images   By MARI ELKA PANGESTU MATS GRANRYD   A global ...

21-10-2020

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