- Employment (7)
- Economic empowerment (6)
- Unpaid work (2)
- Markets (2)
- Migrant workers (2)
- Entrepreneurship (2)
- Migration (2)
- Ending violence against women and girls (2)
- Social protection (1)
- UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women (1)
- Anti-violence interventions (1)
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Tuesday, June 25, 2019
This photo essay provides a snapshot from UN Women’ latest flagship report, Progress of the World’s Women 2019-2020: Families in a Changing World, and UN Women programmes around the world.
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Christine Banlog has been a market woman for 22 years. She is now 64, widowed, and raising her three grandchildren in Nyalla, Cameroon.
Thursday, March 9, 2017
Finding women at work shouldn't be this hard. To highlight women's under-representation in science, technology and politics, UN Women Egypt and DDB Dubai launched the "Finding Her" initiative. The series of illustrations show science, technology and political workplaces with only one woman.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
The world of work is changing fast, through innovation, increasing mobility and informality. But it needs to change faster to empower women, whose work has already driven many of the global gains in recent decades.
Thursday, November 17, 2016
In Cambodia, 70 per cent of women are engaged in vulnerable employment; more than 500,000 work in garment and footwear factories. Empowering women to exercise their rights to decent work, UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women (managed by UN Women on behalf of the UN system) is working closely with partners to ensure discrimination-free work environments in Cambodian factories.
Friday, September 16, 2016
In the past two decades, an annual average of 172,000 Filipino women have left the country as migrant workers, in the quest for decent work and adequate income.
Friday, September 9, 2016
Migrant domestic workers contribute to the economic and social wellbeing of societies both in their host and home countries, and yet are among the most vulnerable groups in the workforce and face a number of human and labour rights abuses. Learn the facts.