4232 results found
Select search filters
Country
Topic
1 - 15 of 4232 Results

Orange the World, Leave No One Behind

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

This year, UN Women and partners around the world are marking the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence (25 November – 10 December) under the theme of “Leave No One Behind: End Violence against Women and Girls” . A host of public events—from marches, exhibits and concerts to sporting events—are being organized under the banner of the UN Secretary-General’s campaign UNiTE to End Violence against Women by 2030, using the signature colour orange. More

Remarks by Under-Secretary-General of the UN and Executive Director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka at the Official Commemoration of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Remarks by Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka at the Official Commemoration of the United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women in New York City, NY More

Press release: Finalists announced for 2017 EQUALS in Tech Awards

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

ITU and UN Women are pleased to announce the 15 finalists for the 2017 EQUALS in Tech Awards. As the flagship event of the EQUALS global network partnership, the annual award ceremony recognizes outstanding projects and programmes around the world that help women and girls cross the digital divide. More

Press release: As global mobilization against sexual harassment rises, UN Women urges robust action to ensure lives free from violence for women and girls

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

UNITE campaign’s theme “Leave No One Behind” emphasizes the urgency of reaching the most marginalized first, as the 16 Days of Activism begins worldwide More

EU, ILO and UN Women join forces to realize women migrant workers' rights and opportunities in the ASEAN region

Monday, November 20, 2017

The European Union (EU), International Labour Organization (ILO) and UN Women are launching a new joint programme to address women migrant workers' vulnerabilities to violence, trafficking and labour exploitation More

First Regular Session 2018

Monday, November 20, 2017

Tuesday, 13 February 2018; 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Item Documents Download   Opening of the session     Statement by the President of the Executive Board en   Statement by the Under-Secretary-General/Executive Director en 1 Organizational matters Annotated provisional agenda and workplan for the first regular session 2018 ar | en | es  fr | ru | zh   Report of the Second... More

Pre-session in advance of the First regular session 2018

Monday, November 20, 2017

Tuesday, 30 January 2018; 1 0:00h - 13:00h ;  CR 11, UNHQ. More

Election of the Executive Board Bureau 2018

Monday, November 20, 2017

Tuesday, 9 January 2018;  11:30h - 13:00h; CR 6, UNHQ. More

Infographic: Violence against women - Facts everyone should know

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Violence against women and girls manifests itself in physical, sexual and psychological forms. Learn how. More

Media Advisory: International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women commemoration at UN Headquarters

Thursday, November 16, 2017

The official commemoration of the United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (November 25) will take place on Wednesday, 22 November 2017, at the ECOSOC Chamber, United Nations Headquarters, New York, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. More

Statement: A life without the threat of violence for everyone: leave no one behind

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Message by Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women for the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, 25 November 2017 More

Joint Statement by Phumzile Mlambo Ngcuka and Pramila Patten on the launch of the Elsie Initiative

Thursday, November 16, 2017

At the 2017 UN Peacekeeping Defence Ministerial in Vancouver, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the launch of a new initiative, named after the trailblazing Canadian feminist icon Elsie MacGill, to help increase women’s participation in peacekeeping operations. In the same ceremony, Major Seitebatso Pearl Block from South Africa was presented with the UN Military Gender Advocate of the Year Award for her work in the Democratic Republic of Congo, and particularly her outreach to women’s organizations in remote areas. More

Empower

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Empower women and girls, support survivors through adequate services so that they can rebuild their lives and stop violence from reoccurring More

Reversing the tide of rising violence against women in Liberia

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Liberia is grappling with rising incidences of sexual and gender-based violence. Children as young as six are being raped, with devastating impact on their health and wellbeing. Little Decontee from Nimba County was returning from the farm when a 22-year old male relative raped her. She is among a minority of survivors whose rapist was eventually prosecuted and sentenced to prison. Under Liberia’s Rape Law of 2005, statutory rape or sexual intercourse with minors is a non-bailable offence. However, a proposed amendment that is now with the House of Representatives, could make statutory rape a bailable offence. UN Women, together with partners is advocating for stronger laws and engaging community leaders to prevent violence against women and girls. More

Infographic: Signs of relationship abuse

Thursday, November 16, 2017

A sudden or gradual change in appearance or behaviour can be an indicator that abuse or neglect has occurred (or may still be happening). Learn more about the signs of relationship abuse. More

1 - 15 of 4232 Results