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Research reveals how fragile settings exacerbate inequalities

Thursday, March 24, 2016

UN Women’s Fund for Gender Equality launched new research on women’s economic empowerment in fragile States this week on the sidelines of the 60th Commission on the Status of Women in New York. More

"What if we switched roles?" new social experiment raises awareness of gender stereotypes in the Arab region

Thursday, March 24, 2016

For International Women’s Day this year, UN Women reached out to the region’s youth to virtually shift roles and see the world from each other’s eyes to challenge stereotypes. A social experiment video engaged 20 young men and women from Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Sudan and Syria. They were asked to switch roles and answer questions as they think the other gender would. More

"I came to CSW because..."

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Every year thousands of activists from civil society organizations around the world come to New York to take part in the Commission on the Status of Women, the global intergovernmental body exclusively dedicated to the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of women. A snapshot of their messages and perspectives on this year’s session of CSW… More

World Radio Day: Tune in for women’s empowerment

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

This World Radio Day is focusing on gender equality and women’s empowerment in radio. Learn how UN Women is leveraging the power of air waves to amplify women’s voices. More

Across the air waves, the voice of gender equality is being heard

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

As World Radio Day is commemorated on 13 February worldwide, a look at UN Women’s partnership with this powerful medium to spread the message of women’s empowerment. More

Radio broadcasters spread messages of peace in Darfur

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Darfur has known conflict and tragedy for years. Sounds of gunfire and heavy shelling fill the air, with both sides killing and displacing many thousands of women and children. But for Intisar Ginded, a mother of one, the pursuit of peace in Darfur is an ideal worth highlighting. Darfur has known conflict and tra More

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