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
As South Sudan celebrates its second anniversary as an independent State, a look at how UN Women and its partners are engaging women in improving literacy, promoting economic empowerment, bolstering their political participation, and ultimately, ensuring peace and security. More
Lakshmi Puri expresses concern over reports of the high prevalence of sexual assaults against women in public spaces. She urges women's participation in public life and says the inclusion of their needs and priorities in any political solution is a prerequisite for inclusive democracy in Egypt.
In a country where education for all remains a challenge, UN Women is supporting efforts to reach women and girls through English classes and trainings in computer skills. On 10 July, the CEDAW Committee examined Afghanistan’s first report on progress and challenges towards gender equality. More