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Infographic: Violence against women

Friday, November 6, 2015

One in three women worldwide have experienced physical or sexual violence — mostly by an intimate partner. Whether at home, on the streets or during war, violence against women is a global pandemic that takes place in public and private spaces. Together we can and must end this pandemic.

Infographic: Women and armed conflict

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Women and girls bear the brunt of many of the harmful consequences of armed violence. In the last two decades, the use of violence against women and girls during conflicts, and especially sexual violence, has become more visible. But aside from increased sexual violence, conflict exacerbates many inequalities that can last well after a war ends. Here are just a few examples.

Timeline: 15 Years of Women, Peace and Security

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

To commemorate the 15th anniversary of landmark UN Security Council resolution 1325 (2000), we take a look back at some of the key moments in global peace and security.

Infographic: Ageing has a female face

Thursday, October 1, 2015

1 October is International Day of Older Persons. Let's transform pension systems to protect women's income security in old age. For more on this topic, visit progress.unwomen.org.

Timeline: The UN at 70 – Gender Equality Milestones & Memorable Moments

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

From groundbreaking resolutions to awe-inspiring speeches to activists inspiring change offline and online, this timeline marks select milestones and memorable moments for women's rights at the United Nations since its founding in 1945.

Infographic: Gender equality – Where are we today?

Friday, September 25, 2015

This infographic highlights progress and remaining challenges for women in a range of areas, from politics, to literacy, to wages and media representation.

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