Monthly Archives: December 2012
Speech by Michelle Bachelet at the launch of the ILO report on Global Employment Trends for Women 2012
Speech by Michelle Bachelet at the launch of the ILO report on Global Employment Trends for Women 2012, at a press event on 11 December, in Geneva.
The 18th Conference of the Parties (COP-18) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) held in Doha, Qatar, concluded on 8 December with a long-awaited decision on gender equality and women’s empowerment in the context of climate change.
Policymakers and survivors take centre stage at Stakeholders’ Forum on ending violence against women
From 13-14 December, UN Women will host a forum in New York to engage a range of stakeholders in preparation for the 57th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW57), which will focus on the “Elimination and prevention of all forms of violence against women and girls.”
Michelle Bachelet, Irina Bokova and Tarja Halonen condemn murder of Women’s Affairs leader in Afghanistan
The Executive Director of UN Women, Michelle Bachelet, the Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, and the former President of Finland, Tarja Halonen, have jointly condemned the assassination of Nadia Sidiqi, the acting Director of the Women’s Affairs Department in Province of Laghman, Afghanistan. Ms. Sidiqi was shot and killed by two unidentified gunmen while on [...]
Remarks by the Executive Director of UN Women, Michelle Bachelet at the “Stand up for Malala: Girls’ education is a right” event at UNESCO Headquarters
Remarks by the Executive Director of UN Women, Michelle Bachelet at the “Stand up for Malala: Girls’ education is a right” event at UNESCO Headquarters. Paris, France,10 December 2012.
Message of Michelle Bachelet, Executive Director of UN Women for Human Rights Day 2012: inclusion and the right to participate in public life
Message of Michelle Bachelet, Executive Director of UN Women for Human Rights Day 2012: Inclusion and the Right to Participate in Public Life.
Gender inequality and violence against women constitute one of the key drivers of the HIV epidemic. Violence against women and HIV are also mutually reinforcing.
Press statement by Michelle Bachelet at Press Briefing at UN Building, Bangkok, Thailand.
The sound of helicopters still makes Soi Tonnampet shake, years later. It takes her back to the first time she and others from her indigenous community, the Karen, fled from an operation to clear areas of national parkland in Northern Thailand.
Press Statement by Michelle Bachelet in Jakarta, Indonesia.