Wednesday, November 20, 2019
For far too long, sexual harassment and violence have been normalized in college campuses across Guatemala, creating a pervasive rape culture. Armed with new data and research, students and leading and shaping public opinion for recognizing sexual harassment as a crime.
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
The Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs through the Permanent Mission of Mexico and the Mexican National Women’s Institute, in collaboration with UN Women and Sony Music, held a symposium entitled “Culture, Knowledge Economy and Innovation”, hosted by the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) during its sixtieth session at the United Nations headquarters in New York. The priority theme at CSW this year is “women’s empowerment and its relationship to sustainable development”.
Saturday, December 5, 2015
The UN Women Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean, along with the Global Compact Network in Panama, Sumarse, recently held a business forum to officially launch the Knowledge Gateway on Women’s Economic Empowerment: EmpowerWomen.org, as well as the Women’s Economic Principles.
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
As we near the 20th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, a landmark for women’s rights and gender equality, we present an online course meant to make basic gender equality knowledge accessible to all UN system staff and everyone who wants to increase their knowledge of gender. “I Know Gender: An Introduction to Gender Equality” stems from collective efforts by UN Women and sister UN agencies to enhance awareness, knowledge and understanding on gender equality and...