Tag: government

Trudeau Adds New Faces In Top Roles For Gender-Equal Cabinet

Canada’s prime minister Justin Trudeau announced his new Cabinet on Tuesday and has promoted women in top roles in another gender-balanced Cabinet. Women are now in charge of the ministries of finance, foreign affairs, and defense. By Stéphanie Fillion In a Cabinet of 38 people, including Trudeau, 19 are women. Familiar faces remain integral parts of Justin Trudeau’s Cabinet, such…

This Entrepreneur Will Train Women For The Digital Economy

By Angelica Mari Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, social entrepreneur Ana Fontes has been working tirelessly to equip the hundreds of thousands of women who resort to the Women Entrepreneurs Social Network (RME, acronym in Portuguese) to understand how to navigate a fast-moving digital landscape. With multiple initiatives led under what is the first and largest support network…

Sudan Crisis: Women Praise End Of Strict Public Order Law

Sudan has repealed a restrictive public order law that controlled how women acted and dressed in public. On Twitter, Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok paid tribute to women who had “endured the atrocities that resulted from the implementation of this law”. The country’s transitional authorities also dissolved the party of former President Omar al-Bashir. Mr. Bashir seized power in a 1989…

JPO Program for US Nationals – UNHCR

Online Event 12.13.19 2 PM – 6 PM (GMT) UNHCR is currently offering positions as Junior Professional Officer (JPO). If you are a young American citizen looking to broaden your horizon and start a career with the United Nations, UNHCR is inviting you to participate in this unique online event about the JPO Program on 13th December. Junior Professional Officer (JPO) scheme sponsored by the Government of the USA.…