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Date: Wednesday, 19 January 2022
In 2021, UN Women embarked on a research and learning process to explore options for introducing disability inclusion markers to UN Women’s reporting systems. This process involved reviewing existing marker systems (disability inclusion markers or…
Date: Wednesday, 19 January 2022
This brief is based on consultations conducted with women with disabilities from 10 countries across the Asia-Pacific region. It intends to provide a better understanding of the experiences of a diverse group of women during the COVID-19 crisis and…
Date: Wednesday, 19 January 2022
This brief is based on consultations that took place during 16 focus group discussions and 10 individual interviews that were conducted with women with disabilities in two Nigerian states (Lagos and Kano) in June 2021. The brief intends to provide…
Date: Monday, 17 January 2022
Monday, 24 January 2021, 1:15 pm - 2:30 pm; Zoom virtual room Provisional agenda Presentation: Financial Report and Audited Financial Statements for the year ended 31 December 2020 Presentation: Management Response to the Report of the Board of…
Date: Thursday, 17 December 2020
Amal Chehabi, at the Ein El Helweh palestinian refugee Camp. Photo: UN Women Amal Chehabi, a 59-year-old Palestinian refugee woman living in Ein El Helweh camp in South Lebanon, heads the Palestinian nationalist social-democratic political party’s (…
Date: Monday, 21 December 2020
Lebanese hairdresser Suzan Mallas. Photo: UN Women/Dar Al Mussawir. Suzan Mallas, 52, a hairdresser living in Beirut, is one of many Lebanese women trying to keep their small businesses afloat as the country’s economic crisis fast slips out of…
Date: Tuesday, 4 January 2022
The Women, Peace, and Security Programme is announcing this call for proposals targeting civil society organizations (CSOs) working in Ethiopia on peacebuilding, conflict resolution, and the women, peace, and security agenda. The call aims to reach…
Date: Tuesday, 4 January 2022
The Women in Leadership and Governance Programme is announcing this call for proposals targeting CSOs working in Ethiopia on gender equality and women’s empowerment in general and on women’s rights to participate in public and political life in…
Date: Tuesday, 4 January 2022
UN Women is offering small grants to support organizational development of civil society organizations working in the area of peacebuilding, conflict resolution and the women, peace, and security agenda under the “Strengthening institutional…
Date: Tuesday, 4 January 2022
UN Women is offering small grants to support civil society organizations working on women’s participation in leadership and decision making at all levels under the “Strengthening institutional capacity of duty-bearers and empowering rights-holders…
Date: Friday, 31 December 2021
The Office of the Focal Point for Women at UN Women leads and coordinates the United Nations’ system-wide network of nearly 450 Gender Focal Points and Focal Points for Women, agents of change who support on-the-ground implementation of the…
Date: Thursday, 30 December 2021
Two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, the global crisis has impacted nearly every facet of life. From where people work and go to school to how people engage with and build community, lives look vastly different today, especially for the world’s 1.8…
Date: Wednesday, 29 December 2021
The UN Women Ethiopia Country Office (ECO) recently launched a programme to strengthen institutional capacity and commitment of government institutions in putting in place effective coordination mechanisms and policy frameworks on prevention and…
Date: Tuesday, 28 December 2021
The UN Women Country Office in Ethiopia is looking for a responsible partner/s, a civil society organization/s, to implement a pilot project on strengthening the capacity of women’s rights organizations to influence policy process and evidence-based…
Date: Tuesday, 28 December 2021
Originally published on un-women.medium.com As 2021 comes to a close, we’re taking a look back at some of the major moments for gender equality and women’s rights from the past 12 months. From women at the forefront of the ongoing fight against…
Date: Tuesday, 28 December 2021
Filipino civil society organizations and academic organizations are invited to submit proposals for the project “Preventing violent extremism and countering online hate speech through women’s empowerment in the Philippines with a focus on the…
Date: Thursday, 23 December 2021
Tuesday, 11 January 2021, 11:15 am - 12:00 pm; Zoom Virtual Room Statement delivered by Executive Director of UN Women, Ms. Sima Bahous The five officers — the President and four Vice-Presidents — represent the five regional groups, with the…
Date: Wednesday, 22 December 2021
14-15 February 2022; Zoom Virtual Room Information Note from the Secretariat on the participation in the First Regular Session Decisions adopted by the Executive Board of the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women…
Date: Monday, 20 December 2021
Originally published on data.unwomen.org UN Women’s newest report reveals that women and girls have disproportionately suffered the socioeconomic impacts of COVID-19 – be it through lost jobs and reduced work hours, increased intensity of care and…
Date: Monday, 20 December 2021
The 2020 gender accountability framework report marks the third monitoring cycle of the Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC)’s 2017 gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls in humanitarian action policy. It provides a snapshot of the…