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Forest Whitaker and Emma Watson Celebrate International Women’s Day

March 9, 2016 In commemoration of International Women’s Day, WPDI founder and CEO and UNESCO Special Envoy Forest Whitaker and UN Women Goodwill Ambassador Emma Watson took part in a conversation on gender equality in peacebuilding and the entertainment industry. At the event, Mr. Whitaker...read more

Gender Equality: A Means and an End for Sustainable Development

By Forest Whitaker March 8, 2016 The theme for this year’s International Women’s Day—an occasion that has been celebrated in certain parts of the world for over 100 years—is “Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step It Up for Gender Equality.” 2030 is a reference to the international community’s target for...read more

Forest Whitaker to Participate in HeForShe Arts Week Launch with Emma Watson

March 3, 2016 On Tuesday, March 8th—International Women’s Day—UNESCO Special Envoy for Peace and Reconciliation Forest Whitaker will take part in the HeForShe Arts Week launch event at The Public Theatre in New York City. The highlight of the event will be a conversation between Mr. Whitaker and UN...read more

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