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Wednesday, January 30, 2019
The United Nations’ gender equality entity puts spotlight on public services, income security, safe spaces and technology to advance progress for women and girls
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
UN Women today launched its flagship report, “Turning promises into action: Gender equality in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development”. The report demonstrates through concrete evidence and data the pervasive nature of discrimination against all women and girls everywhere, and puts forth actionable recommendations on how to fulfil the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Friday, February 9, 2018
The Declaration of Santo Domingo, which reflects the position of Latin America and the Caribbean ahead of the 62nd session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW62), was adopted Wednesday (7 February) by Women's Ministers and top gender authorities from 29 countries in the region. The priority theme of the Declaration is aligned with that of the next session of CSW, "Challenges and Opportunities in Achieving Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Rural Women and Girls," which will be held in New York City on March 12 to 23, 2018.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Message by UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka on International Women's Day, 8 March 2017
Thursday, March 3, 2016
This year’s celebration of International Women’s Day is the first within the new 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls are confidently asserted in that Agenda as intrinsic to progress. In her 2016 message, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka says: “Each one of us is needed—in our countries, communities, organizations, governments and in the United Nations—to ensure decisive, visible and measurable actions are taken under the banner: Planet 50-50: Step It Up for Gender Equality.”
Wednesday, December 16, 2015
UN Women's Fund for Gender Equality has expanded it's global grant-making portfolio to 80 Countries in six years,
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngucka and Jesús Manuel Gracia Aldaz, Spain’s Secretary of State for International Cooperation and for Ibero-America, signed a Strategic Partnership Framework in New York on 29 September to strengthen collaboration in promoting women’s rights and gender equality.
Sunday, September 27, 2015
Today, 27 September 2015, some 80 world leaders are convening at the United Nations to personally commit to ending discrimination against women by 2030 and announce concrete and measurable actions to kick-start rapid change in their countries. The event marks a historic first, with pledges delivered by Heads of State and Government.
Saturday, September 26, 2015
Leading global companies and foundations are committing millions in additional financing for gender equality at a Business and Philanthropy Leaders’ Forum organized by UN Women today.
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
After two days of rigorous and productive discussions during the Latin America and Caribbean Special Session on the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, delegations from 21 countries unanimously reaffirmed the region’s commitment to the Platform for Action, and the goal to remove barriers that prevent women's active participation in all spheres of public and private life.