América Latina y el Caribe
Intergenerational Peacebuilding Month
Peacebuilding and social cohesion with an intergenerational perspective are fundamental issues relevant to our work. Learn more
September 5: Indigenous Women's Day
UN Women calls for the visibility of the fundamental role of indigenous women.  Learn more
International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples
This year, the theme, which focuses on "Indigenous Languages", calls for the revitalization, preservation, and promotion of indigenous languages worldwide.  Learn more
Highlights
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Statement: In solidarity, we honour the global humanitarian community

Statement by Sima Bahous, UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women, for World Humanitarian Day, 19 August 2022

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Caminando: a project promoting gender equality and women's empowerment in humanitarian action in Ecuador's border areas

In Ecuador, in response to the migration and human mobility crisis, mechanisms and actions for reception, protection and humanitarian assistance have been implemented.

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Intergenerational Solidarity: Creating a world for all ages

UN Women commemorates International Youth Day by kicking off our Intergenerational Peacebuilding Month.

Mujeres, la primera línea de defensa contra el cambio climático, pero también las más afectadas
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María Noel Vaeza, Directora Regional de ONU Mujeres para las Américas y el Caribe

Opinión: "La desigualdad de género es también un factor determinante de la seguridad alimentaria. Esta realidad demanda una respuesta firme y urgente por parte de la comunidad internacional, el sector privado, los gobiernos y la sociedad civil. Las mujeres no pueden seguir siendo víctimas de la injusticia climática".

Celebrating the solution multipliers
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Sima Sami Bahous, UN Women Executive Director, briefs the Security Council meeting on women and peace and security, 21 October 2021. Photo: UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe.

Statement by Sima Bahous, Executive Director of UN Women, on International Women’s Day, 8 March 2022. More ►

Strategic note of the Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean 2019 - 2020
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This document contains the six strategic priorities of UN Women for the Americas and the Caribbean, for the period 2019-2021.