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1 Women & International Community Development Unit 4 By Valerie Kae Ken April 25, 2012

2 Common Issues facing Women in Developing Countries Poverty Maternal Health Issues Domestic violence & sexual exploitation Lack of Educational opportunity Lack of Gender Equity Employment discrimination Less political voice

3  Reduction of extreme hunger & poverty….. Social Indicators for Wellbeing of Women in ALBANIA…

4  Empowering women to fight Sexual Exploitation & Domestic Violence

5  Educating and empowering women to have a political voice……

6 Women fight for Gender Equality Sex discrimination Employment discrimination Unfair Inheritance laws Political discrimination in IRAN…

7 Where is Iranian women’s freedom of choice?...

8 Iranian Women Activists…… Calling for a UN special session on Human rights, June 20, 2009 Shirin Ebadi, lawyer and human rights activist, Peace Nobel Laureate Women demonstrating after the 2009 election

9 Relieving Poverty for Women …. Gender Mainstreaming and Microfinance in UGANDA

10 Microfinance & Business Opportunity = Empowerment & Gender Equity

11 Gender Equity is Working ………together …on land jointly owned

12 “Gender equality is critical to the development and peace of every nation” -- Kofi Annan

13 The Solution……..

14 References Slide 1 – net efekt. (2005). Background – Green rusty water tank. Image retrieved April 22, 2012, from Suncomandanta. (2007). Poverty has a woman’s face. Image retrieved April April 11, 2012, from Slide 2 – UMWomen. (2012). Hanging at 56 th session of UN commission on the status of women.. Image retrieved April 22, 2012 from Slide 3 – Nabia Orebia. (2010). Ai & Aio. Image retrieved April 22, 2012, from Nabia Orebia. (2010). Contrastes habituales. Image retrieved ………….., 2012, from Slide 4 – European Parliament. (2009). Violence against women, we can stop it! Image retrieved April 18,2012, from Limbic. (2006). Sex slavery. Image retrieved ……………, 2012, from Slide 5 – Edine, N., (2011). Known secrets. Grounds for sculpture. Hamilton,N.J. USA. Image retrieved April 25, 2012, from IAEA Imagebank. (2011). ) w. General Uukiya Amano meets with, Mr. Bamir Topi, President of the Republic of Albania. Image retrieved April 6, 2012 from Slide 6 – Harrystaab. (2009). My eyes are set on freedom #Iranelection. By ZhuPix. Image retrieved April 07, 2012 from Slide 7 – Ebrahimi, A. (2007). Iran warns women over slack dressing (63). Image retrieved April 7, 2012 from Ebrahimi, A. (2007). Iran warns women over slack dressing (64). Image retrieved April 7, 2012 from Tabatabaei, P. (2006). Hijab-4. Image retrieved April 7, 2012 from Zavosh. (2004). Old men in the central park of Tehran-Iran. Image retrieved April 20, 2012 from

15 Slide 8 – Greeniranphoto. (2009) Tehranlive.org. Image retrieved April 07, 2012 from Greeniranphoto. (2009) Image retrieved April 07, 2012 from Panganiban, R. (2005). Shirin Ebadi at press conference. Image retrieved April 22, 2010 from Rhodes, S. (2009). Calling for a UN special session on human rights in Iran. Image retrieved April 20, 2012 from Slide 9 – Gates Foundation. (2011). Image retrieved April 19, 2012 from Wilmore, J. Bread for the world. (2008). Ugandan woman. Image retrieved April 20, 2012 from Slide 10 – Gates Foundation. (2009). Helping rural women to produce and sell their crops. Image retrieved from Twin and Twin Trading Images. (2011). Women coffee farmers. Image retrieved April 19, 2012, from Wilmore, J. Bread for the World. (2008). Uganda Chickens. Image retrieved April 19, 2012, from Slide 11 – Treesftf – Trees for the future. (2009). Uganda 2009 Ntungamo District, Uganda. Image retrieved April 17, 2012, from Uusc4all. (2009). Uganda: Appropriate technologies. Building a nut sheller. Image retrieved April 17, 2012, from Slide 12 – Roux, S. (2012). Womensday2012. Image retrieved April 24, 2012, from Text: Kofi Annan. (n.d.) Better world quotes – Be a hero for a better world. Text retrieved April 24, 2012, from Slide 13 – Huguet, A. Leitza. (2008). Gender equality poster. Image retrieved April 23, 2012, from


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