This report tells UN Women’s story over the period 2019–2020. It shares how we and our many partners are striding forward to realize a better world for women and girls—one of equality and empowerment. Looking forward, we will draw on our full resources and experiences in protecting and advancing the rights of all women and girls. That is what we do and who we are, as a leader, mobilizer, convenor, provider of programmes, and partner for change. More
- Gender equality and women’s empowerment (7)
- Ending violence against women and girls (6)
- Economic empowerment (5)
- 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (5)
- Partnerships (3)
- Beijing Platform for Action (3)
- Leadership and political participation (2)
- Education (2)
- Anti-violence interventions (2)
- Gender equality and inequality (2)
- Trust funds (2)
- Training (2)
- Crisis response and recovery (1)
- COVID-19 (1)
- Human rights (1)
- Markets (1)
- Information and communications technology (ICT) (1)
- Monitoring and evaluation (1)
- Local development (1)
- UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women (1)
- Gender, culture and society (1)
- Disaster risk reduction (1)
- Innovation and technology (1)
- Executive Board (1)
- Rural women (1)
- Urban development (1)
- Peace and security (1)
- Fund for Gender Equality (1)
- Businesses and foundations (1)
- Employment (1)
- Humanitarian action (1)
- Feminicide/femicide (1)
- Capacity development (1)
- Commission on the Status of Women (1)
- Intergovernmental processes (1)
- Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) (1)
- Women’s rights (1)
- Health (1)
- Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) (1)
- Science and technology for development (1)
- UNiTE campaign (1)
- Men and boys (masculinity) (1)
- Schooling (1)
- Entrepreneurship (1)
- Migration (1)
- Gender mainstreaming (1)
- Harmful practices (1)
- UN system coordination (1)
- Governance and national planning (1)
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Wednesday, April 8, 2020
Want to see what gender equality looks like? Join us for a tour of Equiterra, where all people have equal rights and opportunities, regardless of their gender. This publication includes a poster and a brochure.
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Three-page rapid guide on the key risks affecting women and girls in the COVID-19 pandemic as well as thoughts on how to include gender perspectives in our audits in this emerging global emergency context.
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Gender mainstreaming is the intergovernmentally agreed global strategy for achieving gender equality. This brochure highlights approaches to and strategies for gender mainstreaming. The brochure also features infographics and a list of relevant resources.
Friday, March 8, 2019
This brochure showcases some of UN Women’s thoughts and practices around innovation that could accelerate gender equality and women’s empowerment. The examples range from pilot programmes with marginalized beneficiaries to partnerships with start-ups; from frontier technologies to non-tech interventions that challenge mindsets; and from procedural improvements to capacity-building.
Friday, February 1, 2019
This short history of the Commission on the Status of Women from its inception in 1946 to today highlights the Commission’s advocacy for gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls. It summarizes the Commission’s key achievements in developing the global legal and normative framework, and in advancing its follow-up and implementation at the national level, for the benefit of women and girls everywhere.
Thursday, March 16, 2017
This brochure introduces the reader to UN Women's Virtual Skills School initiative, an innovative approach to skills aqcuisition and education in the 21st Century through an open platform with diverse learning paths.
Thursday, March 16, 2017
Overview of UN Women's Buy from Women Enterprise Platform that links women farmers to information, markets and finance. Includes information on the major system features, product design, added value and vision for UN Women's work in this area.
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
This short advocacy briefing aims to highlight some of the costs to national economies and households of violence against women and girls. It also gives some examples of how strategic investments to address this violence can make a concrete and long-lasting difference in lives of women and girls as well as their communities.
Friday, October 14, 2016
In this brief, learn more about how the New Urban Agenda strategically supports mainstreaming gender equality and women’s empowerment across all social development goals.
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
UN Women is committed to ensuring equality among all women, men, girls and boys affected by disasters, both as beneficiaries of humanitarian action and as contributors to its planning and implementation. This brochure provides an overview and examples of how UN Women promotes gender equality and women’s empowerment in its humanitarian work around the world.