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
Remarks by UN Women Deputy Executive Director Lakshmi Puri at a CSW58 side event on Trafficking in human beings – A severe form of violence against women and girls and a flagrant violation of human rights, New York, 10 March 2014.
Remarks by UN Women Deputy Executive Director Policy and Programme John Hendra at a side event on Combating Violence against Women – Regional Perspectives, New York, 10 March 2014 More
On 8 March 2014, International Women’s Day, a series of UN Women messages lit up the Nasdaq screen in Times Square, New York. Rather than the usual stock market information, NASDAQ’s seven-story-tall MarketSite video tower ran a series of UN Women images five times an hour throughout the day. More
Remarks by UN Women Deputy Executive Director Policy and Programme John Hendra at a side event on the MDGs, post-2015 and Beijing+20 – regional perspectives: North America/Europe, New York, 10 March 2014 More
The proportion of seats held by women in national parliaments is one of the key indicators measuring progress on gender equality in the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). As the MDGs draw to an end, the IPU-UN Women Global Map will provide a snapshot on where women stand in politics globally. More
In her opening statement at the 58th session of UN Commission on the Status of Women, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka outlined gaps and progress towards achieving the MDGs, and highlighted the #HeforShe campaign as part of an upcoming global campaign entitled “Empowering women empowering humanity - Picture it”. New York, 10 March 2014. More