Executive Director

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka. (Photo: Marco Grob.)

“At every turn, you need partners who will make sure…that the law serves its purpose”

In her remarks at the event, “Bringing Down Legal Barriers to Women’s Economic Empowerment: An Economic and Business Imperative” in Geneva, Switzerland, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka highlighted the importance of partnerships in addressing laws that discriminate against women. More

About the Executive Director

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka is Executive Director of UN Women. She was sworn into office on 19 August 2013. Bio

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While visiting the Central African Republic from 24 to 26 May, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka emphasized that women’s rights, participation and leadership are vital to peace and stability in the country.

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