16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence 2021

The United Nations is marking the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence from 25 November to 10 December 2021, under the global theme set …

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I am Generation Equality: Gresa Hasa, feminist activist

Billions of people across the world stand on the right side of history every day. They speak up, take a stand, mobilise, and take big …

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Press Release: UN Women Launches Australian Advertising Alliance To Eradicate Harmful Stereotypes In The Industry

SYDNEY – 8 November 2021 – UN Women, the United Nations entity for gender equality and Women’s Empowerment, is today launching the Australian chapter of the …

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Addressing the digital gender divide in Africa through the African Girls Can Code Initiative

Globally, 3.7 billion people do not have access to the internet. Half of them are women. In some parts of the world the digital gender …

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Math olympic medallist Adelina Andrei: It is very important to contribute to the empowerment of women and girls by example

In the Republic of Moldova, few girls and women decide to study hard sciences or information technology (IT). The barriers they face at cultural, social …

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International Day of Rural Women 2021

The theme for the International Day of Rural Women (15 October), “Rural Women Cultivating Good Food for All”, highlights the essential role that rural women …

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Expert’s take: Gender equality is critical for Afghanistan’s future, long-term development, and sustained peace

On 15 August 2021, the Taliban entered Kabul and took the city, and we knew from that moment that life for women and girls in …

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Press release: Building inclusive resilience in the Pacific through the new Women’s Resilience to Disasters Programme

On International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, UN Women in partnership with the Government of Australia, launches the Women’s Resilience to Disasters Programme in the …

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#EmpowerMoves more than just another TikTok dance, reveals UN Women Australia

This week girls across the country have been recreating the #EmpowerMoves TikTok dance. But what appears to be just another TikTok dance, is in fact …

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#EmpowerMoves is the dance that’s also self-defence

Girls across the country have come together today to raise their voice – and show their moves – as part of UN Women Australia’s latest …

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