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#AskUNWomen Twitter chat with Deputy Executive Director John Hendra on austerity

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

What impact does austerity have on women and girls worldwide? Why are they particularly affected? How can gains in gender equality and women’s empowerment be protected in hard economic times? #AskUNWomen and chat with our Deputy Executive Director! More

Sahel Conference says women’s full participation essential to conflict resolution and economic recovery

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Some 40 women from the Sahel met today to underline the crucial contributions women from the region are making to economic recovery, political stability and conflict prevention, and to explore ways to enhance their role in these areas. More

Speech by Michelle Bachelet at the economics symposium “Critical Perspectives on Financial and Economic Crises: Why Gender Matters”

Monday, January 21, 2013

Speech by Michelle Bachelet, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women, at the economics symposium “Critical Perspectives on Financial and Economic Crises: Why Gender Matters” being held in New York from 21-22 January 2013. More

Economies rebound faster from crisis when responses focus on women's needs

Monday, January 21, 2013

The need for gender-sensitive economic policies is the focus of two UN Women research papers being launched at a two-day workshop being held in New York from 21-22 January. Renowned feminist academics and policy experts will share critical perspectives on financial and economic crisis recovery. More

Speech by Michelle Bachelet at the launch of the ILO report on Global Employment Trends for Women 2012

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Speech by Michelle Bachelet at the launch of the ILO report on Global Employment Trends for Women 2012, at a press event on 11 December, in Geneva. More

Affordable World Security: Choice points for America and the World

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Remarks of UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet at the Panel on Affordable Security: Financial and Economic Realities,27 March 2012, Washington, D.C. More

Extending Social Protection is Key to Ensuring a Globalization that is Fairer and more Inclusive

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Video Message of Michelle Bachelet, Executive Director of UN Women, at the 17th Inter-American Conference of Ministers of Labor: Special Dialogue Session with Ministers for Women's Affairs regarding Gender Equality and Decent Work, on November 1st, 2011. More

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