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In solidarity, we honour global humanitarian community
‘Meticulously constructed policies of inequality’ – Afghanistan one year
In Colombia, UN Women Executive Director galvanizes action for women’s leadership and gender equality
Intergenerational solidarity – Creating world for all ages
Indigenous women play vital role in preservation and transmission of traditional knowledge
Crises drive increase in human trafficking – Here’s how we stop it
Presenting UNDESA-UNITAR’s analytical paper at Multi-Sector Policy Dialogue between Government of Seychelles and UNCT
Government support for equality and empowerment of Fijian women and girls
One year driving action for gender equality. One year of Generation Equality
One year from Generation Equality Forum: where are we now?
UN Women Australia MBA scholarship recipient drives change
Reproductive rights are women’s rights and human rights
Emergency preparedness requires gender-aware responses to reduce burdens of care, violence and economic insecurity on women
UN Women Statement for International Widows Day
UN Women Reveals Concerning Regression in Attitudes Towards Gender Roles During Pandemic in New Study
International Day for Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict and World Refugee Day
‘Women in Conflicts’: Brussels declaration on actions towards empowering women
Harnessing Power of Diversity and Inclusion for Transformation
“The post-COVID world must not just build back better
UN Women Deputy Executive Director Åsa Regnér reiterates commitment to advancing gender equality and long-term cooperation during
Unraveling Interlinkages between Climate Change, Peace and Security through an online training
UN Women Executive Board to convene annual session 2022
EU-UN Women hand-in-hand for Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment
Incentivizing collaboration towards health-related Sustainable Development Goals
Incentivizing collaboration towards health-related Sustainable Development Goals
UN Women Statement for International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexphobia, and Transphobia
Statement by Sima Bahous, UN Women Executive Director, on killing of Shireen Abu Akleh
Statement on Afghanistan, by Ms Sima Bahous, UN Women Executive Director
LuxSE and UN Women join forces to advance gender finance
Ukraine: New UN Women and CARE report highlights disproportionate impact of war on women and minorities
UN Women statement for International Girls in ICT Day 2022: Access and Safety
Collecting data and analysis on how war in Ukraine is impacting women and girls
In Moldova, UN Women Executive Director commits to advancing empowerment and resilience of Moldovan and refugee women
UN High Level Officials urge swift investigation of sexual violence allegations and call for strengthened measures to protect women
Sima Bahous meets with European Development Ministers and delivers keynote address to G7 Care Conference
Rapid gender analysis in Ukraine reveals different impacts and needs of women and men
Statement from UN Women Executive Director Sima Bahous on Ukraine, 30 March
UN Commission on Status of Women reaffirms women’s and girls’ leadership as key to address climate change
PEPFAR and UN Women announce partnership to strengthen leadership and voice of young women in global HIV response
Civil society activists and international leaders highlight triple threat of climate crises, conflict
Building climate resilient societies requires sustainable care systems, say leaders of Global Alliance for Care
African women to play key roles in mitigating impacts of climate change
Leaders call for collective action, elevating marginalized voices and women in decision making roles beyond Covid
Afghan women call for global attention and action to meet needs of women and girls in Afghanistan
Empowering women for climate action
Calling for an end to violence against women in politics
Women’s leadership in climate response and recovery at centre of UN Commission on Status of Women
Human Rights Council Discusses Right to Privacy and Human Rights and Environment