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Imagine at age 17 being able to say that you’ve developed a device to detect lead-contaminated water, conceptualized a service to thwart cyber bullying and appeared on the cover of Time magazine.
Those are just a few of the accomplishments of Gitanjali Rao, one of the inspirational women and girls applauded at the United Nations observance of International Women’s Day on Wednesday.
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres spoke strongly Wednesday about the need to topple the systems that prevent women around the world from achieving parity with men.
The most recent Global Media Monitoring Project report indicates that all things remaining equal, it will take 67 years to close the gender equity gap in traditional news media around the world.
Friday afternoon the Association of Presbyterian Church Educators (APCE) went to the United Nations — virtually, at least — to learn how they can involve their congregations in the work of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
The Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations in New York and Office of Public Witness (OPW) on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., have been natural collaborators for years.