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Building Back Better toward renewed social contractInvesting in human rights-based recovery from Covid and implementation of 2030 Agenda
Blacktown City says no to domestic violence with Knit Bomb launch
Bold, new commitments from around world to put gender equality at forefront of climate action at COP26
International leaders sign statement at COP26
Compact on Women, Peace and Security and Humanitarian Action signatories urge increased participation and protection for women
Women Leaders in Sport recipient addresses gender equity in Queensland Parliament
Afghan women leaders speak at UN: “Give us a seat at table.”
Remarks by Under-Secretary-General of UN and UN Women Executive Director, Sima Bahous,
Remarks by Secretary-General António Guterres at UN Security Council Open Debate on Women, Peace and Security
“If women are not part of decision-making processes
UN Women and AFD unveil new Report on Public Development Banks’ contributions to advancing gender equality
Take five: Investing in gender equality and women peacebuilders makes for lasting peace
UN Agencies regret death of persons on move in Latin America, and stand ready to accompany coordinated regional response
Your questions answered: Women in Haiti
UN Women statement on International Day of Rural Women
Women agricultural producers in North Macedonia get help to grow their businesses
From where I stand: “Although women farmers work hard, many remain poor due to multiple barriers”
Building inclusive resilience in Pacific through new Women’s Resilience to Disasters Programme
Gender equality is critical for Afghanistan’s future, long-term development, and sustained peace
International Day of Rural Women theme: Rural Women Cultivating Good Food for All
UN Women Statement for International Day of Girl Child
Learning sessions gave me courage to aim for career as police officer and end illegal behaviour against women
From where I stand: “I want to leave a significant imprint in society”
It is very important to contribute to empowerment of women and girls by example
Sima Bahous of Jordan sworn in as Executive Director of UN Women
What does gender equality look like today?
Generation Equality commitment-makers unveiled during Action Coalitions Convening
People of African Descent in All Parts of World Face Environmental Racism
Comprehensive relief package provides support to women and excluded groups during Covid pandemic in Nepal
New mural elevating global aspirations for gender equality is unveiled in New York
Human Rights Council adopts outcomes of Universal Periodic Review of Estonia, Belgium and Paraguay
“I want young Dalit women to be part of a society where they can voice their opinions and
CommBank’s Conscious Inclusion fireside chat
‘Knit bombing’ in Blacktown City raises awareness of domestic violence
Ms Natasha Stott Despoja AO elected to UN Committee on Elimination of Discrimination against Women
9 common HR practices that can support domestic violence victims
Equality is not a women’s issue, it’s a business issue
Building Australia as a global powerhouse for women in sport
Australia’s candidate for Committee on Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW)
PREMIER’S SPEECH – UN International Women’s Day Breakfast
UN Women calls business leaders to join the movement to end all forms of violence against women