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Being a woman in a schizophrenic male world

HuffPost, 27 March 2013

Monique VillaCEO, Thomson Reuters Foundation

Five Questions with Cherie Blair, Founder of the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women

Clinton Global Initiative, 27 March 2013

This article was originally published in Clinton Global Initiative

160 Girls: Kenyan government taken to court on behalf of 160 Kenyan girls

Although Africa declares women and men equal in its constitution and outlaws rape in its legal code, arrests are rarely made.

Cherie Blair’s tribute to the barrister Rose Heilbron, the glass ceiling breaker

The Independent, 22 March 2013

"I thought ‘if one girl from Liverpool could make it in the law, maybe this girl from Liverpool could do it too." Cherie Blair

Cherie Blair bonds with village women

Khaleej Times, 23 March 2013

“I may not have seen the kind of problems that these woman have faced but my mother, at the age of 14, had to leave her studies to concentrate on raising her brother. But thankfully, she gave me and my siblings education. She made sure we got the opportunity that she never got and I see that among a lot of women who are here today." Cherie Blair

Cherie Blair helps women gain a voice at Israeli Business Club

The Jewish Chronicle Online, 21 March 2013

At an event in honour of International Women's Week hosted by the Israeli Business Club (IBC) last week, Cherie spoke about the importance of women's empowerment.

Promoting women's economic participation in India

Cherie Blair & Siddharth Chatterjee, The Huffington Post, 21 March 2013

Article originally published on the Huffington Post

In pics: Cherie Blair, wife of Tony Blair, marks the end of The Red Rickshaw Revolution in Mumbai

DNA India, 18 March 2013

Cherie welcomed the Red Rickshaw Revolution, a Vodafone Foundation initiative, to Vodafone India's corporate office on Monday 18 March in Mumbai.

Investing in women for economic growth

Forbes, 12 March 2013

Research has shown that women invest heavily in their families and as their skills increase and salaries rise, they are learning the power of saving.

MidEast gender gap still too wide, says World Bank, 16 March 2013

In a new report, the World Bank has said the Middle East and North Africa region still has a long way to go to address the gender gap in business and politics.

UN Women and the Women’s Self Worth Foundation join forces to work on Women’s Empowerment and gender equality

UN Women, 13 March 2013

UN Women and the Women's Self Worth Foundation have partnered to promote gender equality and women's empowerment from 2013 to 2015.

Muslims join pledge on women's rights

The Independent, 17 March 2013

Hardliners defied as historic blueprint to tackle violence against girls and women is agreed at the United Nations.

Michelle Bachelet leaves UN Women

UN Women & ABC News, 16 March 2013

Former Chilean President Michelle Bachelet, the first ever head of UN Women, is giving up her post to return to Chile. She became head of the UN agency promoting women's equality in July 2010 and after the tremendous job she has done, announced on Friday night that she is stepping down.

Women's road to independence? Mobile financial services

HuffPost, 8 March 2013

Henriette Kolb, CEO, Cherie Blair Foundation for Women

CEDAW in Malaysia

Dr Muzaffar Syah Mallow, Senior Lecturer, Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM)

CEDAW workshop and an overview over the current reservation on the implementation of the “Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women” (CEDAW) in Malaysia.

Barnardo's calls for change to sentencing guidelines in child sexual exploitation cases

Cherie Blair, Huffington Post, 10 March 2013

I am supporting them in their campaign to seek clearer guidelines to ensure in every case courts dealing with victims of sexual exploitation remember that they are children.

Kathy Matsui in Bloomberg Business Week - The Economic Benefits of Educating Women

Bloomberg Business Week, 7 March 2013

Kathy Matsui, member of the AUW Support Foundation Board of Directors, has published an op-ed piece on The Economic Benefits of Educating Women in Bloomberg Business Week.

Generation C

Katharine Tengtio, one of Cherie's Foundation employees, is the Co-founder and Senior Editor of Generation C.

Lara's Foundation March update

Lara's Foundation, 4 March 2013

Lara's Foundation have also soared past their £45,000 fundraising target.