LANDMARK UN WOMEN REPORT CALLS ON GOVERNMENTS TO ACCELERATE PROGRESS TO ENSURE ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL EQUALITY FOR WOMEN.

Around the world today, UN Women is launching its flagship Progress of the World’s Women Report, calling for significant changes to economic policy, to deliver equality for the world’s women.
The report Progress of the World’s Women: Transforming Economies, Realising Rights offers a comprehensive review on women’s rights around the world, and outlines policy priorities for governments to address in order to achieve social and economic equality.

THE HON. TONY ABBOTT, PRIME MINISTER AND THE HON. BILL SHORTEN, LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION HOSTED THE AUSTRALIAN LAUNCH UN WOMEN’S HEFORSHE CAMPAIGN TODAY IN CANBERRA.

Parlimentarians, Departmental Secretaries, representatives of civil society and military leaders attended the Australian National Committee for UN Women’s Parliamentary Breakfast on Tuesday morning, at Parliament House. The event marked the start of the International Women’s Day 2015 campaign.