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Campaign seeks to raise awareness on women’s legal rights - (Jordan Times)
AMMAN - A new campaign to inform women across the Kingdom of their legal rights was launched by the General Federation of Jordanian Women (GFJW) on Thursday.

Chinese Tennis Star Zheng Jie Named UNESCO-Sony Ericsson WTA Tour Promoter Of Gender Equality - (Yacht Vacations and Charters)
yacht.jpgBEIJING, September 17 /PRNewswire/ --
Grand Slam Doubles Champion Joins Global Promoters Venus Williams and Tatiana Golovin In Effort To Create Leadership Opportunities For Women.

China's two-time Grand Slam doubles champion Zheng Jie has been named a "Promoter of Gender Equality" as part of the Sony Ericsson WTA Tour's partnership with UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization.

Williams Resumes Confident Gait of a Champion By HARVEY ARATON - (NY Times)
NY times.jpgVenus is 27 now, having reached the status of mature young woman, full-blown Tour stateswoman and spokeswoman for its new partnership with Unesco to promote gender equity.

UNESCO and Sony Ericsson WTA Tour Announce Partnership - Bob Larson's Tennis News - ()
UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, and the Sony Ericsson WTA Tour announced today a landmark global partnership to further gender equality and promote women's leadership in all spheres of society. The social responsibility program, which draws upon the history of the Tour and players in fighting for equality, and the idea for which came about through the Iguales campaign at the Tour's season-ending event in Madrid, marks a new level of commitment by the Tour and players to raise awareness of gender equality issues and advance opportunities for women.

UNESCO y WTA unen sus fuerzas para potenciar la batalla de la igualdad de género - Sony Ericsson Championships - ()
UNESCO, la Organización Educativa, Científica y Cultural de Naciones, y el Sony Ericsson WTA Tour unirán sus fuerzas después de alcanzar un acuerdo para promover la igualdad de género y el liderazgo de la mujer.

UNESCO in doubles with women’s tennis to ace out gender inequality- UN News Center - (UN -NC)
13 November 2006 – In a further partnership between United Nations agencies and sports organizations, the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has teamed up with the governing body of women’s tennis to ace out gender inequality.

Sport Industry Group - (SIG)
Sony Ericsson has become the latest sport sponsor to embrace corporate social responsibility programmes incorporating a major push on such activity into the mobile brand’s title sponsorship of the WTA Tour.

UN Business Focal Point News - (UN)
On 11 November 2006, UNESCO and Sony Ericsson WTA Tour, the world’s leading global sport for women, announced a landmark global partnership to further gender equality and promote women’s leadership in all spheres of society, two global development objectives. The program represents the first time that UNESCO is partnering with a professional sports league.





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