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Video: “A Considerable Difference: Women and Representation in Southern Sudan”

A new documentary from UN Women explores women’s impact in creating South Sudan:

“After more than 20 years of civil war and a long struggle for independence, South Sudan officially became Africa’s 54th nation on 9 July 2011. In the making of the nation, women played a significant role in achieving independence — making their voices heard, particularly in the political arena.”

Watch the video: http://www.unwomenuk.org/a-considerable-difference-women-and-representation-in-southern-sudan/

July 19, 2011 at 12:26 pm Leave a comment

Video: “Bangladesh – Renewable Technology Opportunities for Women”

From sister blog SHEenergy: “This video describes a program implemented by the World Bank in Bangladesh to promote women as renewable energy entrepreneurs.”

http://sheenergy.wordpress.com/2011/06/16/video-bangladesh-renewable-technology-opportunities-for-women/

June 20, 2011 at 12:21 pm Leave a comment

UN Women on YouTube

Check out UN Women’s You Tube channel, which features speeches, interviews, and profiles, including this one on UN Women Goodwill Ambassador Nicole Kidman:

http://www.youtube.com/unwomen#p/a/21F306027CA7D3D6/2/xNuOYD74R80

UN Women YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/unwomen

May 26, 2011 at 4:05 pm Leave a comment

Video: Hans Rosling and the magic washing machine

“What was the greatest invention of the industrial revolution? Hans Rosling makes the case for the washing machine.”

His “idea worth spreading” is that the washing machine freed women in the industrialized world from hours of arduous labor doing laundry – but what about everywhere else?  This was one of my favorite talks from TEDWomen – Hans is a real character!

See the video: http://www.ted.com/talks/hans_rosling_and_the_magic_washing_machine.html

March 23, 2011 at 1:53 pm 1 comment

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