Michelle Bachelet’s Introductory Remarks at a Panel on “Violence against Women and Girls with Disabilities”
Executive Director of UN Women Michelle Bachelet’s Introductory Remarks at a Panel on “Violence against Women and Girls with Disabilities,” 8 March, 2013
Speech by Michelle Bachelet, Executive Director of UN Women on “Gender-Motivated Killings of Women, Including Femicide” at a CSW57 side event on 8 March, 2013
At a side event on 11 March, UN Women launched a new briefing kit on laws and services for domestic workers and highlighted the need for more coherent, gender-sensitive and rights-based migration and labour policies, as well as accountability and compliance.
Opening Remarks by John Hendra at the Side Event “Achieving Gender Justice: The Case for Reparations”
Opening Remarks by John Hendra, Assistant Secretary General and Deputy Executive Director Policy and Programme, UN Women
at the Government of Finland, the International Criminal Court (ICC), and Global Action to Prevent War (GAPW) Side Event “Achieving Gender Justice: The Case for Reparations,” 7 March 2013
Press release by UNICEF, UNFPA, UN Women, WHO, United Nations Foundation and civil society organization. Between 2011 and 2020, more than 140 million girls will become child brides, according to United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).
Speech by Michelle Bachelet at High level task force for ICPD. 5 March, 2013. New York
Michelle Bachelet opening remarks at global consultation on addressing inequalities in the post-2015 development agenda
UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet, opening remarks at global consultation on addressing inequalities in the post-2015 development agenda. Copenhagen, Denmark. 19 February 2013.
In light of Pakistan’s fourth periodic report to the CEDAW Committee in Geneva on 12 February, UN Women spoke to the recently appointed Chairperson of the National Commission on the Status of Women (NCSW). The new and autonomous Commission became part of the constitution on 8 March, 2012.
Abolishing Sang Chatti: Pakistan works to prevent compensation marriage and other forms of violence against women
As Pakistan prepares for review by the CEDAW Committee of its fourth periodic on 12 February, we take a look at what has been done to crack down on Jirgas and implement other CEDAW recommendations related to ending violence against women.
The Democratic Association of Moroccan Women is providing leadership training to rural women of the Soulalyates ethnic group to enhance their advocacy for property and land ownership rights cemented in a 2012 ministerial ruling.