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SUNS # 8416 Tuesday 7 March 2017
 
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Rights : Adopt consistent practices in consulting indigenous tribes, US told (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
The federal, state and local governments in the United States should adopt consistent practices in consulting with indigenous tribes on projects that could affect their rights, a United Nations human rights expert has urged.

Rights : "Women in the changing world of work - Planet 50-50 by 2030" (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
Yayi Bayam Diouf became the first woman to fish in her small rural fishing village in Senegal despite initially being told by the men in her community that the fish wouldn't take bait from a menstruating woman.

Rights : "Women in UN working together to improve lives of women worldwide" (PRIV)
(IPS, Rome)
This International Women's Day we celebrate women in the changing world of work, recognizing the need to fully realize women's working potential in order to achieve Agenda 2030.

Bangladesh : Valuing women's unpaid work (PRIV)
(IPS, Dhaka)
Women's work remains unaccounted for even though the issue of unpaid work carried out by women is being discussed globally at the policy, academic as well as practitioners' levels.


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