More than 1,300 poor women have received home-based care, skills-training and grants to start their own businesses through a Fund for Gender Equality programme. More
Speaking at a special event organized in conjunction with the United Nations Global Compact Leaders Summit on 19 September, a group of influential women corporate leaders highlighted women as agents of change and the value of investing in women’s empowerment – from the factory floor to the boardroom – in order to maximize impact on key sustainability issues. More
Opening Remarks by John Hendra, Deputy Executive Director Policy and Programme, UN Women, at UN Global Compact event, 19 September, New York More
A new Family Protection Bill for the Pacific island becomes reality through critical lobbying and advocacy by partners and a grantee of the UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women. More
Remarks by Lakshmi Puri, Deputy Executive Director of UN Women, at a side event organized by the UNFCCC, UN Global Compact and Rockefeller Foundation, New York, 19 September 2013. More
On the concluding day of the 2013 Second Regular Session of the UN Women Executive Board, Member States learned how the organization is harnessing Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to advance and empower women.