The “Women in politics: 2020” map, created by the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) and UN Women, presents global rankings for women in executive, government, and parliamentary positions as of 1 January 2020. It shows all-time highs for the number of countries with women Heads of State and/or Heads of Government, and for the global share of women ministers, parliamentary speakers, and parliamentarians. More
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Thursday, March 5, 2020
Marking the 25th anniversary of the adoption of the Beijing Platform for Action, as well as the first time that progress on the implementation of the Platform is reviewed in light of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, this report takes an integrated approach to reporting on progress, gaps, and challenges related to the advancement of gender equality and women’s rights.
Friday, January 31, 2020
This report analyses how UN Women has used regular resource contributions to fulfil its normative, coordination, and operational activities mandate, in order to improve the lives of women and girls worldwide. Through the presentation of tangible results, this report presents case studies at the global, regional, and country levels to showcase the impact that regular resources have in the countries where UN Women is present.
Friday, August 16, 2019
This report outlines the financial contributions provided by public and private sector partners to UN Women in 2018. The report speaks to the importance of flexible and predictable funding. In so doing, the report showcases results enabled by our funding partners, including how those results are achieved, with improved transparency and efficiency, and greater use of innovation.
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
In this report, the UN Secretary-General assesses the status of women in the United Nations system for the period from 1 January 2016 to 31 December 2017. Since the previous report, the representation of women in the Professional and higher categories in the United Nations system has increased from 42.8 per cent to 44.2 per cent. The largest increases were registered at the highest levels (Under-Secretary-General and Assistant Secretary-General), which is a direct result of the efforts of the Secretary-General in line with his commitment to reach parity at the highest levels by 2021.
Thursday, October 25, 2018
The core (regular) resources report 2017 provides more insight into who contributes core funding and shows how the funds are used to drive results by highlighting UN Women’s key results in 2017. The report acknowledges the generosity of UN Women’s core funding partners.
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
This report (A/72/220) provides information on the status of women in the United Nations system during the reporting period from 1 January 2014 to 31 December 2015, including on progress made and obstacles encountered in achieving gender balance and up-to-date statistics and recommendations for accelerating progress.
Thursday, October 27, 2016
The survey confirms that UN Women publications are widely useful to a diverse audience including the UN agencies, NGOs and CSOs, policy makers, development agencies, private sector agencies, academic institutions and gender equality and women’s empowerment advocates. From the study it was clear that UN Women publications and studies on gender equality and women's empowerment issues have been responsible for many improvements in the quality of life for women and girls. The respondents affirmed having used re-search and evidence from the studies in development interventions and policy-making processes aimed at improving the lives of women and girls through more effective policies that respond to regional priorities and use resources more efficiently to better meet citizens’ needs in various perspectives of gender equality and women’s empowerment.
Thursday, June 30, 2016
The Fund for Gender Equality is UN Women’s leading global grant-making mechanism dedicated to support women-led civil society organizations to propel women’s economic and political empowerment in support of the 2030 Development Agenda. This report highlights key aggregated results from the 2015 active programmes, presents the main lessons learned from the Fund’s knowledge initiatives and introduces its new portfolio 2016–2018 of 24 programmes poised to contribute to 11 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Thursday, June 30, 2016
The UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women 2015 annual report describes the impact and key achievements of the Fund in 2015 and highlights some of its key results over the past 20 years.
Thursday, December 3, 2015
Women continue to be underrepresented within UN senior level positions. Enacting an organizational cultural shift that enables the meaningful representation of women is predicated on effective leadership. The Expert Group Meeting (EGM) formulated strategic recommendations on advancing the equal representation of women in the UN system specifically through the lens of leadership and organizational culture.