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(English) As the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development is observed, we highlight the designs of Cristina Pineda whose new collection was inspired by UN Women’s efforts on sustainable development and ending violence against women and girls.
(English) 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!
(English) There are now 71 artists from all over Latin America and the Caribbean who have formed a regional network to support the UNiTE to End Violence against Women campaign, using their artistry to raise awareness.
(English) UNAMA and UN Women call on Afghan authorities to ensure full implementation of the law to eliminate violence against women
(English) In a joint press statement, UNAMA and UN Women representatives in Afghanistan call on the Afghan Government and Parliament to enforce a landmark law enacted by presidential decree in 2009. It has yet to gain parliamentary approval and challenges persist in its enforcement.
(English) As the UN marks World Telecommunication and Information Society Day, UN Women speaks to the Vice-President of the Women’s International Network of the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters, Asia Pacific Chapter, on her work and on introducing radio technologies to community radio producers.
(English) Amid violence-fraught local and regional elections, in which 14 candidates were killed, 300 women contenders were trained by UN Women and the Iraq Foundation. Many emerged successful and thanks to a quota law, women will probably hold 26 per cent of seats on local councils across Iraq.
Sahel: La pleine participation des femmes est essentielle a la résolution des conflits et au redressement économique
(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.
Apporter un peu de bonheur: les femmes promeuvent le changement et le bien-être dans leurs communautés
Pour marquer la première Journée internationale de la Joie ( le 20 mars), nous vous apportons les récits des innovateurs dont les actions font tous les jours de nombreux heureux, car ils améliorent les vies et aident de nombreuses personnes à surmonter leurs difficultés.
(English) UN Women Deputy Executive Director John Hendra participated in a panel on the “Key gender equality issues to be reflected in the post-2015 development framework” on 7 March during the 57th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW57). The objective of the panel was to solicit the views of CSW Member States and civil society on key issues in the post-2015 agenda.
ONU Femmes se félicite des conclusions convenues à l’issue de la Commission de la condition de la femme
(English) Press Statement by UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet at the conclusion of the 57th session of the Commission on the Status of Women