A woman refugee in Burundi.
Women in humanitarian action

Ahead of the World Humanitarian Summit later this month, we highlight UN Women’s continuous work to ensure women are involved as equal partners and agents of change in humanitarian action. More

  • 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 More

  • 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. More

  • 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. More

  • 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. More

  • 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. More

  • 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.” More


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From where I stand
Tebogo Mashego

Tebogo Mashego

“Most mining companies, government and big businesses do not procure from local women-owned businesses...”

SDG 9: Industry, innovation and infrastructure

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Expert's take
Aleta Miller. Photo: UN Women

Aleta Miller, Representative for UN Women’s Fiji Multi-country Office, reflects on UN Women’s coordination role in the response to Cyclone Winston, using protection to drive gender equality and address vulnerability. More

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Equal pay matters
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka. (Photo: Marco Grob.)

In an op-ed for Equal Pay Day in the USA, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka emphasizes the need for urgent and effective action to tackle the gender pay gap and reduce unpaid care work for women and girls. More

Featured video
Nepal Earthquake 2015: Women Respond

Women's groups in Nepal speak about the impact of the 2015 earthquake, and reveal what daily challenges women face as they overcome the post-disaster period.