A day in the life of...
These narrated or first-person stories profile UN Women staff, painting a slice-of-life picture of what they do and the particular challenges they face in the field.
Empowering women in the farthest corners of Armenia
Catherine Wolf, a Programme Analyst with UN Women’s Fund for Gender Equality, overseeing the projects in Africa and Europe and Central Asia, describes a project in Armenia that works to empower rural women. More »
Finding a new normal in the Za’atari refugee camp
Hadeel Al-Zoubi, the UN Women Senior Camp Assistant at the Za’atari Refugee Camp in Jordan, describes a day in her life helping people caught in the Syrian refugee crisis. More »
Boosting incomes and hope in rural Mexico and Central America
María José Schaeffer, a UN Women Programme Analyst in Guatemala who coordinates two multi-country economic empowerment programmes, recounts a recent monitoring mission to Oaxaca, Mexico. More »
Calming tensions and spurring women to vote in Haiti
Nadege Beauvil, UN Women Programme Specialist in Haiti, reflects on her work with local grass-roots women's organizations on projects to spur women to vote. More »
Dodging bombs and building trust in Yemen
Dina Zorba, Head of Office for UN Women in Yemen, provides a glimpse into her work in a country that has seen much conflict since March of 2015. More »
Finding inspiration amid devastation in Fiji
Ellie van Baaren, Regional Communications and Media Specialist for UN Women’s Fiji Multi-Country Office, describes her work in the wake of Tropical Cyclone Winston. More »
Chasing hard-hitting women’s stories in Tanzania
Stephanie Raison writes about a day in her life covering women political candidates as the Communications and Advocacy Officer for UN Women in United Republic of Tanzania. More »