UN Women's flagship report "Progress of the World’s Women" is here!


Chock-full of solid in-depth analysis and data, UN Women’s flagship report “Progress of the World’s Women 2015-2016: Transforming Economies, Realizing Rightsis being launched on 27 April in seven cities around the world.

Fusing human rights and economic policymaking, this evidence-based report provides the key elements for a far-reaching new policy agenda, with key recommendations on moving towards an economy that truly works for women, for the benefit of all. 

The report was under embargo until the first press conference in London, at 10 a.m. GMT, where UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka presented the report. See the media advisory. The press conference was followed by a panel discussion co-hosted by UN Women and the Gender and Development Network from 11.30-1 p.m. GMT. See the flyer

The next big flagship launch event will take place in New York City, at 11 a.m. EDT, where UN Women Deputy Executive Director Lakshmi Puri and the Chief of UN Women’s Research and Data Section, Shahra Razavi, will present the report. See the media advisory.

That press conference will also be followed by a panel discussion at the Ford Foundation at 1 p.m. See the flyer. Watch the livestream here.

Other launch events are expected to take place in Mexico City, Nairobi, Bangkok, Alexandria and Sydney.

This is the seventh edition of Progress since 2000.

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