UN Women – United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women

UN Women – United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women

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Generation Equality: Realizing women’s rights for an equal future
Generation Equality

To mark the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, UN Women is launching a new campaign, “Generation Equality—Realizing women’s rights and an equal future”. The campaign demands equal pay, equal sharing of unpaid care and domestic work, an end to sexual harassment and all forms of violence against women and girls, health-care services that respond to their needs, and their equal participation in political life and decision-making in all areas of life. More

  • #HearMeToo

    My Story: End Violence against Women and Girls

    When it comes to ending violence against women and girls, we all have a story to tell. In up to eight words, create a short story about your experience of violence or support for survivors. Then, share your “story card” with the world. More

  • Timeline: Women of the world, unite!

    Timeline: Women of the world, unite!

    A single moment can spark a revolution, collective actions can transform laws, creative expression can change attitudes and an invention can alter the course of history. It’s these threads that weave together to propel the women’s movement — even in the face of obstacles. Discover how some of these strands, big and small, have shaped your lives, and the rights and lives of women and girls worldwide. More

  •  On Guinea’s Tristao Islands, the NGO Partenariat Recherches Environnement Medias uses a grant from UN Women’s Fund for Gender Equality to help rural women generate income and improve community life PHOTO: UN Women/Joe Saade

    Rights, results and resilience: Implementing the 2030 Agenda

    UN Women's 2016-2017 Annual Report showcases the many ways in which we support work at country and global level to turn the aims of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development into results for women and girls worldwide. More

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“Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change”

In her statement for International Women’s Day, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka calls to put innovation at the centre of efforts to reflect the needs and viewpoints of women and girls and to resolve barriers to public services and opportunities. More ►

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We are all women

UN Women has launched the "We are all women" campaign to raise awareness on the consequences of the violence that takes place every day against women all over the world.

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Planet 50–50 by 2030: Step It Up for Gender Equality