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Message From Mayor Celia Wade-Brown 2015

MESSAGE FROM MAYOR CELIA WADE-BROWN to Wellington Women Walk for Peace 2015 “Peace is everyone’s responsibility. The Wellington Women’s Walk for Peace 2015 invites women of all ethnicities and beliefs to unite and send a message to the rest of the world that we care about peace. I am very proud of Wellington’s diversity, and…
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UN Secretary-General’s Message for 2015

Twenty years ago, when the world convened a landmark conference on women’s human rights, the devastating conflict in the former Yugoslavia prompted deserved attention to rape and other war crimes there against civilians. Two decades later, with girls as young as seven not only targeted but used as weapons by violent extremists, it would be…
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UN Women Executive Director’s Message for 2015

In 1995, at the Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing, world leaders committed to a future where women are equal. One hundred and eighty nine countries and 4,000 civil society organizations, attended the conference. Women left Beijing with high hopes, with a well-defined path towards equality, and firm commitments at the highest level. Their…
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