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FAO welcomes the celebration of the International Year of the Woman Farmer in 2026
In the age of cancel culture, shaming can be healthy for online communities – a political scientist explains when and how
Rudeness Endangers Patients
By the time they are 20, more than four in five men and two in three women have been exposed to pornography: new research
Invest in the care economy to empower women and build resilient societies in Southeast Asia, says new SIGI report
1 in every 10 women in the world lives in extreme poverty
The ‘average’ revolutionized scientific research, but overreliance on it has led to discrimination and injury
Could messages from social media influencers stop young people vaping? A look at the government’s new campaign
Business welcomes average decline in gender pay gap, but there is much more to be done
Autopen shows perils of automation in communications
Digital ‘history machines’ are never politically neutral
From melanoma survivor to skin cancer advocate – Nicole’s story
Urgency needed as five women murdered in ten days
UN roadmap to fighting back against femicide
UNE launches two new succession and planning courses
Dead bodies from natural disasters and conflict do not generally pose health risks, Red Cross and WHO say
Groundbreaking survey to strengthen the understanding of sexual violence prevention in LGBTIQA+ communities
Overview of the Local Domestic and Family Violence Committee Grant Program
‘What Happens Next?’: What Happens When We Stop Playing?
UN experts say Japan has made strides on business and human rights, but must tackle systemic challenges
Gender discrimination inhibits global efforts to tackle the climate crisis, says new SIGI report
Less than 1 percent of women and girls live in a country with high women’s empowerment and high gender parity
Subiaco Retail Store Closure
Türk urges zero tolerance for gender-based violence against women and girls in public and political life
Centring women’s and girls’ rights and priorities in humanitarian response
UN Human Rights Chief calls for equal and meaningful participation of women in public and political life
Commission welcomes passage of new ACT intersex laws
Developing a global research agenda for public health and social measures: Research priorities for COVID-19
Inclusive peace begins with women
Biases about bribery in certain countries facilitate corruption
Tackling psychology of poaching
The Future Is Now: Wrestling with Ethics, Policy and Brain-Computer Interfaces
Women’s equality in agrifood systems could boost the global economy by $1 trillion, reduce food insecurity by 45 million: new FAO report
Attitude adjustment needed on gendered violence
UN Commission on the Status of Women reaffirms the role of technology and innovation, and education in the digital age in accelerating gender equality
International Women’s Day 2023: Bridging the digital gender divide is essential for unleashing women’s potential in rural areas, say UN food and agriculture agencies
Defiant and steadfast for full equality in the digital world
Civil society steps in to heal women’s post-earthquake trauma in Türkiye
Carinity counsellors report young people suffering from ‘COVID hangover’
Earth’s poorest pay highest price for human-wildlife conflict
Study Finds Parents Serve as a Safety Net as Grown Kids Navigate the Workforce
For God’s Sake: Baylor Researchers Develop a New Model to Predict Smartphone Use during Church Services
Sporting tips for parents and preschoolers
International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation
Banking, healthcare and education set to be transformed by AI
What are ‘masking’ and ‘camouflaging’ in the context of autism and ADHD?
Generation Equality leaders UN Women and IDLO call for centring survivors in gender-based violence response efforts
Nurses key to healthy men