UN Women impact stories: Women in leadership

The “UN Women impact stories series”, updated quarterly, illustrates the human impact of UN Women’s work across the world, highlighting the partnerships that make this work possible. These stories share how we and our many partners are striding forward to realize a better world for women and girls—one of equality and empowerment because that is what we do and who we are, as a leader, mobilizer, convenor, and provider of programmes.

The March 2021 edition focuses on women in leadership. Women’s full and effective participation and decision-making in public life, as well as the elimination of violence, is crucial to achieving gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls. These stories feature some of the women leaders who are paving the way.

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Bibliographic information

Geographic coverage: Africa; Arab States/North Africa; Asia and the Pacific; Europe and Central Asia; Latin America and the Caribbean; Colombia; Ecuador; India; Kenya; Libya; Moldova, Republic of

Subject area(s): COVID-19; Economic empowerment; Ending violence against women and girls; Gender equality and women’s empowerment; Governance and national planning; Health; Leadership and political participation; Partnerships

Resource type: Briefs; Impact stories

Series: UN Women impact stories series

UN Women office involved in publication: UN Women Headquarters

Publication year: 2021

Publishing entities: United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)