UN Women, the United Nations organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women, today announced the appointment of British Actress, Emma Watson, as Goodwill Ambassador. More
On the occasion of the 22nd African Union Heads of States and Governments Summit, to be held from 29 January through 1 February 2014 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka will make a strong call for gender equality and women’s empowerment, both as goals in their own right and as essential to peace, security and sustainable development.
UN Women and Mara Foundation today announced a partnership to enable, empower and inspire women entrepreneurs globally. Announced during the Africa Union Summit in Ethiopia, the partnership will see the two entities working side-by-side to provide mentoring, training and business tools designed to meet the individual needs of women entrepreneurs on the continent.