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

“We need a movement for change” – Executive Director

Urging parliamentarians and civil society organizations in Australia to make gender equality a reality in their workplaces, schools and communities – online and in the streets – UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka launched the Beijing+20 campaign at Parliament House in the Australian capital, Canberra on 27 August. More


About the Executive Director

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


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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