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Generation Equality stands against rape
Generation Equality action pack, November 2019: Generation Equality Stands against Rape

For the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, from 25 November to 10 December, and under the umbrella of the Generation Equality campaign to mark the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, UN Secretary-General’s UNiTE by 2030 to End Violence against Women campaign is calling upon people from all walks of life, across generations, to take our boldest stand yet against rape. More

  • 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

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Strategic note of the Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean 2019 - 2020
This document contains the six strategic priorities of UN Women for the Americas and the Caribbean, for the period 2019-2021.
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"We join victims and survivors who demand an end to sexual violence in conflict"

UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka

In a joint message for the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict (19 June), UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka and Executive Director of Justice Rapid Response Nina Suomalainen, stress the importance of preventing sexual violence by addressing its root causes, including gender inequality. 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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