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Women Make the News 2013

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On this occasion of International Women’s Day (IWD), 8 March, UNESCO joins forces with international and regional partners to launch the annual Women Make the News (WMN) initiative under the theme, Towards a Global Alliance on Media and Gender.
Launched annually, Women Make the News is a global initiative aimed at fixing attention on an issue relating to gender equality in and through the media, driving debate and encouraging action-oriented solutions until global objectives are met.


Type of Event Special Event
Start 08.03.2013 08:00 local time
End 30.04.2013 17:00 local time
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Focal point Grizzle, Alton
Organizer UNESCO
Contact Alton Grizzle (
Country France
City Worldwide / Mondial
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event English, French, Spanish
Estimated number of participants
Official Website Women Make the News 2013: Towards a Global Alliance on Media and Gender
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