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The Oxford Encyclopedia Women in World History
Valentine M. MoghadamValentine M. Moghadam

The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) was founded on 16 November 1945 after Great Britain and France urged the creation of an organization that would prevent the horrors of another world war by engaging in intellectual and moral endeavors to create a culture of peace and knowledge. Over the decades these endeavors have included research and advocacy on women's participation and rights.... ...

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