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Friday, September 18, 2020
To mark the first International Equal Pay Day, the Equal Pay International Coalition (EPIC) called all leaders to take necessary steps to ensure pay equity is at the heart of COVID-19 recovery efforts worldwide.
Monday, September 28, 2015
Live webcasts of key UN Women-related side events during the General Assembly will be featured here.
Monday, September 14, 2020
Media advisories, press releases, and special coverage of UN Women events during the 75th session of the UN General Assembly (2020).
Tuesday, September 1, 2020
Join us in celebrating some of the highlights for gender equality and women’s rights you may have missed over the last few months.
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
For most people, the annual G7 meeting may just seem like an expensive photo-op that doesn’t connect with any concrete change in people’s lives. But for us, appointed by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to sit on his G7 Gender Equality Advisory Council, it was a unique opportunity to push for strong commitments for girls’ and women’s rights.
Thursday, March 6, 2014
Nearly 700 companies champion the Women’s Empowerment Principles, commit to advance gender equality, reduce discrimination and monitor progress
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
In closing remarks at the first regular session of the UN Women Executive Board, 2018, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka highlighted key take-aways that emerged as clearly important to the Board.
Thursday, August 23, 2012
Remarks by UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet at the Australian Parliament House, Australia, 23 August 2012.
Monday, September 14, 2020
Workers around the world look forward to payday. A paycheck may bring a sense of relief, satisfaction, or joy, but it can also represent an injustice—an expression of persistent inequalities between men and women in the workplace. Take a closer look at the gender pay gap and what can be done to close it.
Friday, August 24, 2012
Statement by Michelle Bachelet UN Women Executive Director on Gender Equality and Women's Rights at Australian National University Canberra, Australia, 24 August 2012.
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
"On 31 May, the General Assembly adopted a landmark resolution on the re-positioning of the UN Development System. Thank you to many of you who helped to make that possible. I particularly also want to thank the Permanent Representative of Denmark who also played a significant role, and who I think is with us in the house today... UN Women fully supports this bold new agenda, which must work for women and girls so that we achieve gender equality by 2030 in as many countries as possible and leave no one behind."—Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, at the UN Women Executive Board Annual Session 2018 We are actively engaged in the transition led by the Deputy Secretary-General and as part of the UN Sustainable Development Group.
Thursday, September 10, 2020
UN Women at the 75th session of the UN General Assembly, 15–25 September 2020.
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Opening Statement of UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka at the Annual Session of the UN Women Executive Board, 17 June 2014, New York.
Monday, January 27, 2020
Civil society reports have been developed voluntarily, often with the purpose of complementing, informing, and/or strengthening the formal Beijing+25 and Generation Equality Forum processes. These civil society inputs can be accessed on this page.