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August 5, 2015

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Guidebook on CEDAW general recommendation no. 30 and the UN Security Council resolutions on women, peace and security

August 4, 2015

This Guidebook aims to increase knowledge about the CEDAW Committee’s landmark General recommendation no. 30 on women in conflict prevention, conflict and post-conflict situations, and the Security Council resolutions on women, peace and security, and how these frameworks can be used to strengthen and reinforce each other. The Guidebook provides information on the content of the General Recommendation and the Security Council resolutions and on the reporting and monitoring mechanisms. More

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August 4, 2015

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UN Women welcomes agreement on post-2015 development agenda

August 3, 2015

With great anticipation for the journey we are about to embark upon, UN Women welcomes the agreement by Member States on the post-2015 development agenda that is to be adopted at the UN Summit in September. “Transforming Our World: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development” is a comprehensive blueprint for people and planet that for the first time brings together the three dimensions of sustainable development in one ambitious document. More

CSW60 (2016)

August 3, 2015

The sixtieth session of the Commission on the Status of Women will take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 14 to 24 March 2016 (tentative dates). More

Official Documents

August 3, 2015

Documents will become available closer to the session. More

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August 2, 2015

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August 2, 2015

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August 1, 2015

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New Gender Alert highlights need to support women and girls in the humanitarian response in Yemen

July 31, 2015

A new Gender Alert emphasizes how essential it is that any needs assessment in Yemen reflect gender in their scope and analysis and are based on accurate sex and age disaggregated data, so that the needs and vulnerabilities of the women, men, girls and boys of the crisis affected population are adequately identified and addressed. More

Reaching out to survivors of violence in post-earthquake Nepal

July 29, 2015

With counsellors dealing with rising cases of domestic and sexual violence, UN Women, the Government of Nepal, and partners have set up a multipurpose women’s centre to address trauma and provide psychosocial support. More

How to design projects to end violence against women and girls

July 29, 2015

This toolkit was developed by UN Women’s Pacific Regional Ending Violence against Women Facility Fund (Pacific Fund) in response to requests by stakeholders for practical, user-friendly materials and resources that would help them design and implement successful projects to end violence against women and girls. More

World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

July 29, 2015

All forms of violence against women and girls, sexual exploitation and trafficking, are serious human rights violations. Evidence shows, every country across the world is affected by human trafficking—as a country of origin, transit or destination for victims. More

Financing for development outcome bolsters gender equality

July 24, 2015

At the first of three international meetings which will shape international development, world leaders acknowledged the key role of gender equality in development at the recent Financing for Development Conference in Addis Ababa. At the conference, the Addis Ababa Action Agenda endorsed a global framework that will shape the development cooperation agenda for the next 15 years and provide financing for the Post-2015 Development Agenda, including the standalone, comprehensive and transformative goal on achieving gender equality and women’s empowerment. More

Fund for Gender Equality 2014 Annual Report

July 23, 2015

In 2014, UN Women's Fund for Gender Equality (FGE) supported 67 active programmes in 60 countries and reached over 310,000 direct beneficiaries. The 2014 Annual report highlights key aggregated results of FGE's active programmes, lessons learned from grantees and emerging promising practices in the strategies used by its partners. More

UN Women Executive Director: As we move forward, we will seek opportunities to win traction for, and achieve, the deep changes in the global financial architecture

July 23, 2015

Statement by Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, UN Under-Secretary-General and UN Women Executive Director, on the financing for development outcome document following the Third International Conference on Financing for Development, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 13-16 July 2015. More

Valencia Club de Fútbol, UN Women’s first ever soccer club partner, trains young players in Beijing

July 20, 2015

Valencia Club de Fútbol, the first soccer club to become a UN Women global partner, trained students of the Beijing Royal School (BRS) in China. More

UN Women to highlight the unique barriers to treatment faced by women living with HIV/AIDS

July 16, 2015

At the pivotal International AIDS Society Conference in Vancouver, Canada from 19-22 July, the focus will be on HIV care and treatment as new data highlights the effectiveness of earlier treatment initiation. Commissioned by UN Women, AVAC, ATHENA network and Salamander Trust will present initial findings from a new global review of the status of access to care and antiretroviral therapy (ART) for women living with HIV. Unique in its methodology, the study was designed and governed by women... More

FFD3 Conference yields commitment to financing for gender equality

July 16, 2015

Emerging from the Third Financing for Development Conference (FFD3), was a clear recognition of gender equality as a critical element in achieving sustainable development. During the conference, UN Member States adopted the Addis Ababa Action Agenda (AAAA), a global framework for financing for sustainable development, committing to action to achieve economic, social and environmental changes by transforming global finance practices. More

New UN Women research details how gender equality programming impacts humanitarian outcomes

July 16, 2015

While many policies and practices have improved the integration of gender equality and women’s empowerment into humanitarian action, there has been little by way of concrete evidence of its impact. However, a new research study by UN Women has confirmed the positive affect that gender equality programming can have on humanitarian outcomes, and proposes ways to further enhance the impact. More

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