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UN Women Executive Director at Women’s G7 Forum

Friday, April 7, 2017

UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka will be in Rome, Italy, from 7 – 8 April, to participate at the Women’s G7 Forum (W7) “Starting from girls”. The Women’s Forum, organized by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, WE-Women Empower the World and the Aspen Institute, aims to foster dialogue among civil society, business, academia and the G7 institutional representatives on issues related to gender equality and women’s empowerment. More

Statement: Starting from girls, making women’s lives count

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Statement by Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director, UN Women ahead of the Women’s G7 Forum: This is an important time to renew and strengthen resolve for the mutually reinforcing relationship between women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work and the full, effective and accelerated implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action and the gender-responsive implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. More

Fostering a new, empowered generation

Monday, January 18, 2016

Youth around the world work on projects to help women in their communities achieve their full potential. More

UN Women Partners with Geena Davis on First-ever Global Gender in Film Research Study

Monday, July 1, 2013

The study will analyse gender stereotypes and representation of women and girls in the top-grossing international family films in Australia, China, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Russia, Spain and the United Kingdom. It is the first such study ever undertaken. More

UN Women ED in Rome for talks on empowering rural women

Monday, July 23, 2012

ROME — World Food Programme Executive Director Ertharin Cousin welcomed Ms. Michelle Bachelet, her counterpart at UN Women, to WFP headquarters on Friday 13 July, 2012 for two high-level meetings on a 5-year multi-agency programme to empower rural women. More

In Palestine, a Centre offers shelter and changes lives for survivors of violence

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

At the Mehwar Centre, survivors are healing their wounds, rebuilding their self-esteem and getting an education so that they can transform their lives. More

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