Gwen O'Donnell Blake, DC Office Director, Project Concern International talks about World Water Day and the importance of water issues.
Halima Gouroukoye is one of the few to receive treatment for fistula - a preventable and treatable childbearing injury that leaves women incontinent, ashamed and often isolated from their communities. She is an activist with UNFPa helping other women
Kate Dodson, Deputy Director of Sustainable Development,United Nations Foundation is talking about the importance of biodiversity when talking about achieving Goal 7.
Bharati Silawal-Giri, a gender and development expert with the Unied Nations Development Program, talks about the importance of women in eradicating poverty on the occasion of International Women's Day
Ana Agostino is Co-Chair of GCAP and the facilitator for the Feminist Task Force (FTF). This year the FTF used International Women's Day to highlight the centrality of gender equality to end poverty and the importance of investing in women and girls. They are also calling for financing of gender equality and women'sempowerment.
Marco Tempest's latest magic video puzzle "Stand Up" is to communicate awareness for the United Nation's Stand Up and Speak Out Against Poverty campaign. Stand Up Against Poverty will be Oct 16/17 2007. www.standagainstpoverty****
Moviestorm (www.moviestorm******) director Tom Jantol (*******www.moviestorm******/MSDB/DirectorPageServlet?id=470 ) presents a unique Stand Up animation called the Mechanism.
Moviestorm (www.moviestorm******) director zuckerman (*******www.moviestorm******/MSDB/MoviePageServlet?id=226) creates an original animation to promote Stand up and Speak Out Against Poverty on Oct 16/17. www.standagainstpoverty****
Master P joins millions around the world who will Stand Up and Speak Out Against Poverty on Oct 16/17. www.standagainstpoverty****
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Stand up and Speak out Against Poverty on oct 16/17