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Latest Gender Updates from BRIDGE

The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence campaign – 2015
November 2015 : #113
This special BRIDGE update highlights the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence campaign, which runs annually from 25 November, the International Day Against Violence Against Women, until Human Rights Day on 10 December.
BRIDGE Gender Update: The Sustainable Development Goals, Gender and Indicators
October 2015 : #112
A new set of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) was formally adopted in a UN summit on 25-27 September 2015 following a two year process of global consultations and intergovernmental negotiations.
Gender and Financing for Development
July 2015 : #111
The Third International Conference on Financing for Development (FfD3) will bring together high level political representatives, non-governmental organisations and business sector stakeholders.
Gender and Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM)
May 2015 : #110
Lack of support for Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) is acting as a barrier to girls’ empowerment through an insidious impact on their ability to engage in education and make good decisions about their reproductive health.
Gender and Food Security
March 2015 : #109
There is more than enough food in the world to feed everyone. Yet estimates indicate that between 2012 and 2014 at least 805 million people experienced extreme, chronic malnourishment – at least 60 per cent being women and girls. Evidence shows a strong correlation between gender inequality and food and nutrition insecurity.