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WEPs in the Media

The Women’s Empowerment Principles have been featured in international media. See below for a selection of articles.
 

General Coverage

 
Thomson Reuters Foundation, 4 November 2015
 
Kenya Broadcasting Corporation, 15 October 2015
 
Justmeans, 6 October 2015
 
Business for Social Responsibility (BSR) Blog, 23 July 2015
 
Institue for Human Rights and Business, 10 July 2015
 
The Guardian, 19 March 2015
 
UN Women Asia and the Pacific, 10 March 2015
 
Nasdaq, 9 March 2015
 
Daily News, 6 March 2015
 
Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) Initiative, 3 March 2015
 
Huffpost Impact: What's Working, 27 February 2015
 
Bloomberg Politics, 19 February 2015
 
USA Today, 19 February 2015
 
Movie News Guide, 29 January 2015
 
AllAfrica, 26 January 2015
 
International Business Times, 23 January 2015
 
prnewsbd.com, 14 January 2015
 
El Mercurio, 9 October 2014
 
Pro Bono Australia, 8 October 2014
 
 
Women's Agenda, 2 October 2014
 
 
 
Women Empowerment Urged to Enhance Economic Activity
Pakistan Daily Times, 17 June 2013
 
Equal Chances for Women Critical in 'Healthy, Productive Society'
Inter Press Service (IPS) News Agency, 17 March 2013
 
 
Why Women Must Seize the Moment
CNN Opinion, 11 March 2013
 
Empowering All Women to Reach Their Full Potential
By Valerie Jarrett, White House Blog, 8 March 2013
 
 
 
Four Principles of Women’s Empowerment
The Huffington Post, The Blog, 5 March 2012
 
Ban Calls on Businesses to Empower Women
Xinhua News Agency, 11 March 2011
 
 
Women’s Empowerment Principles Make it Clear: Equality Means Business
By Kiyotaka Akasaka, The Huffington Post, The Blog, 8 March 2011
 
WEPs Leadership Awards and Honour Roll
Dean's Beans Founder, Dean Cycon Honored with United Nations Leadership Award
The Republican / MassLive.com (USA), 25 March 2013
 
MAS Chief Recognized for Women Empowerment
Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka), 12 March 2013
 
Gianmarco Monsellato (Taj)
Les Echos (France), 8 March 2013
 
BNZ Wins UN Gender Equality Award
Business Day (New Zealand), 7 March 2013
 
[Turkish Companies Become Spotlight of UN]
Haberler (Turkey), 8 March 2013