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Radio airwaves amplify “On the Road” since Beijing

Friday, February 12, 2016

Through a UN Women partnership with the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters, 20 stories produced by women community radio producers bring to life the realities women face 20 years after the Beijing Conference, heard by more than 8.7 million listeners worldwide.

“In 2030 we want to be able to talk about a world that has achieved gender equality” – UN Women Executive Director

Monday, March 9, 2015

In her message inaugurating the 59th session of the Commission on the Status of Women on 9 March, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka applauded global progress in the mission of empowering women but called on countries to lead substantial change towards gender equality in the next five years, in order to attain Planet 50-50 by 2030.

“Gender equality is a shared vision of social justice and human rights” – Executive Director

Friday, March 6, 2015

Statement by UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka at the High-level Thematic Debate on advancing gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls, 6 March 2015 at UN Headquarters in New York.

European Union to discuss women's economic empowerment through the lenses of post-2015 and Beijing+20

Monday, March 2, 2015

In celebrating 2015 as the European Year of Development, the Latvian Presidency of the Council of the European Union is hosting a conference titled “Post-2015 and Beijing+20: Women’s Economic Empowerment and Sustainable Development –the Synthesis for Success” in Riga, Latvia from 2-4 March.

Placing women’s human rights, women’s empowerment and gender equality at the centre of the global agenda

Monday, June 16, 2014

In her key note speech at the Nordic Forum in Sweden, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka says women’s collective action plays a critical role in holding decision-makers to account and advancing women’s rights.

The Nordiskt Forum – New Action on Women’s Rights

Monday, June 16, 2014

In a closing speech at the Nordiskt Forum in Sweden on New Action for Women’s Rights, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka calls for increased financing for gender equality to allow women and girls’ voice in their own lives.

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