Comunicados de Prensa
(English) Sahel Conference says women’s full participation essential to conflict resolution and economic recovery
(English) Press release on the Sahel Conference: 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.
Naciones Unidas insta a actuar a 1.000 días del plazo para lograr los Objetivos de Desarrollo del Milenio
(English) The United Nations and its partners around the world will observe the 1,000 days to the end of 2015 – the target date for achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) – during the next week to inspire further action.
(English) Press Release: UN Women in Afghanistan strongly condemns “honour killings” of women and girls
(English) Recently several cases of “Honour Killings” have been reported by the media and Afghan Women’s Network (AWN) recorded three cases of such killings across the country during the month of March. This includes a young girl buried alive by her brother and father in Kishim district of Badakhshan Province.
(English) On World Water Day, UN Women spotlights the need to ensure access to drinking water and sanitation for all
(English) On World Water Day, UN Women is calling attention to the urgent need to increase access to clean water and basic sanitation and to support the initiative of UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson to enhance progress on sanitation ahead of the 2015 target date for the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
Nota de Prensa: Las prioridades de la agenda global de desarrollo vienen marcadas por una participación pública sin precedentes
Nueva York, 21 de marzo de 2013 – Las Naciones Unidas han presentado hoy las primeras conclusiones de una conversación global sin precedentes en la que ciudadanos de todo el mundo han sido invitados a colaborar con los Estados Miembros en la formulación de la futura agenda de desarrollo que permitirá seguir avanzando sobre la [...]
(English) UN Women urges implementation of historic global agreement to end violence against women and girls
(English) In the follow-up to the historic global agreement reached at the 57th Commission on the Status of Women to prevent and end violence against women and girls, UN Women today called for action to translate it into reality for women and girls globally.
(English) A multimedia installation, created by ART WORKS Projects and co-presented by UN Women, documenting the dynamic challenges and successes experienced by women and girls in Afghanistan launches this week on Capitol Hill. The exhibit, Women Between Peace and War: Afghanistan, will be presented in conjunction with Rep. Donna F. Edwards [MD-04] and will be open for public viewing in the Rayburn Foyer on 14 and 15 March.
ONU Mujeres y la Fundación Women’s Self Worth se unen para trabajar en el empoderamiento de las mujeres y la igualdad de género
(English) A new partnership between UN Women and the Women’s Self Worth Foundation will promote women’s empowerment and gender equality over a period of three years, from 2013 to 2015.
Comunicado de prensa: Tenemos que avanzar, se lo debemos a las millones de mujeres que luchan por sus derechos en todo el mundo, aseveró la Directora Ejecutiva de ONU Mujeres en el Día Internacional de la Mujer
(English) Press release: At the International Women’s Day commemoration at the United Nations in New York today, UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet made a rallying call to the international community to move forward on gender equality and women’s rights.
(English) Press release by UNICEF, UNFPA, UN Women, WHO, United Nations Foundation and civil society organization. Between 2011 and 2020, more than 140 million girls will become child brides, according to United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).