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8 stories: 1. ILO study: Women risk losing equality gains due to EU civil service job cuts. 2. Filmmakers document what it takes “To Educate a Girl” in Nepal. 3. Somalia: Efficient stoves save refugee women from assault. 4. Maternal mortality drops – more in Asia than in Africa. 5. Colombia: Combating culture of impunity for war crimes of sexual violence 6. Afghanistan: Women needed for supreme court, where Sharia Law is interpreted. 7. US: Avid advocate for World Mental Health Day. 8.  Haitian-American singer honours memory of victims of the Transatlantic Slave Trade

1. Daniel Vaughan-Whitehead, Senior advisor to the Conditions of Work and Employment Programme, edited the ILO report; Dr. Elisabeth Klatzer, Univ. of Economics and Business in Vienna; Diane Elson, Emeritus Sociology Prof., Univ. of Essex. Cont in Notes  2. Frederick Rendina, filmmaker. 3. Halima Abdi-Kader, Somali refugee; Khadra Elmi of Relief International; Halwel Mohammed, stove-maker. 4. Dr. Yves Bergevin, UNFPA Senior Maternal Health Adviser. 5. Margot Wallstr m Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) on Sexual Violence in Conflict. 6. parliamentarian Farkhunda Zahra Naderi. 7. Terrie Williams, social worker and author of Black Pain: It Just Looks Like We’re Not Hurting. 8. Haitian-American-Canadian singer Rachelle Jeanty

UN Radio presenter, Dianne Penn; Assistant Producer: Florence Poblete-Enriquez; adapted for WINGS by Frieda Werden. UN Media interviewers include: Deanne Penn, Femi Oke, Rocio Franco Riveras, Gerry Adams…

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