Fast forwarding to the future we want

As UN Women turns five, the Annual Report 2015-2016 highlights our key achievements in the last year, and efforts to turn the promise of the SDGs into reality for women and girls through stepped-up partnerships with civil society, private sector, the media, and others. Подробно

  • Women in humanitarian action

    For the World Humanitarian Summit, we highlight UN Women’s continuous work to ensure equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of humanitarian action. Подробно

  • Distributing dignity kits in Nepal.

    Nepal: A year after the earthquakes

    As we approach the one-year mark since the earthquakes, a spotlight on Nepali women and girls, their stories and their solutions Подробно

  • Women and the Sustainable Development Goals

    With the new global 2030 roadmap and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) approved by UN Member States, we take a look at how women are affected by each of the 17 proposed goals, as well as how women and girls can – and will – be key to achieving them. Подробно

  • Flagship programming initiatives

    Flagship programmes

    Using a human-rights-based approach focused on strengthening the voice of women and girls, UN Women has developed 12 flagship programmes that seek to remove structural barriers to gender equality and women’s empowerment, in line with sustainable development. Подробно

  • From where I stand...

    From where I stand...

    As part of a new editorial series, UN Women is capturing the unique and powerful stories of people around the world, to showcase their daily lives and challenges and how they are bringing about change. Подробно

  • CSW60

    In Focus: CSW60

    Women’s empowerment and its link to sustainable development was the focus of the 60th session of the Commission on the Status of Women from 14-24 March. Global leaders, NGOs, private sector and activists met to discuss how to ensure women and girls are at the forefront of plans to implement the new 15-year global development roadmap. Подробно

  • Step It Up Highlight

    World leaders commit to gender equality

    More than 90 world leaders have made concrete commitments and firm pledges to overcome gender equality gaps at, and since, a historic event co-hosted by UN Women and the People’s Republic of China: the “Global Leaders’ Meeting on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment: A Commitment to Action.” Подробно


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    Fund for Gender Equality 2015 annual report
    The report highlights key aggregated results from the 2015 active programmes, presents the main lessons learned from the Fund's knowledge initiatives and introduces its new portfolio 2016–2018 of 24 programmes poised to contribute to 11 SDGs. More

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Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka. (Photo: Marco Grob.)

During her opening remarks at the Annual Session of the Executive Board on 27 June, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka presented the results of the Mid-Term Review of the Strategic Plan 2014-2017 and emphasized that women and girls are “game-changers the world is yet to fully engage.” More

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UN Women: Five years young and going strong

Five years after UN Women’s establishment, we look at some key achievements of the past years. These include new legislation and policies around the world, achieved in collaboration with our partners, and the central positioning of women’s empowerment and gender equality on the international agenda.