Executive Director

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

‘Freedom from fear’: Ending violence against women

In a joint statement for Human Rights Day on 10 December 2017, the Executive Directors of UNFPA and UN Women, Natalia Kanem and Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, and the Administrator of UNDP, Achim Steiner, call for the elimination of violence against women and girls, and the guarantee of all rights, including reproductive rights, for all women everywhere. 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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Planet 50–50 by 2030: Step It Up for Gender Equality