Press release: To accelerate gender equality, UN Women launches a Call to Action to parliamentarians

Date: Thursday, June 27, 2019 Tokyo, 27 June —In the lead up to the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (Beijing+25) and …

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Displacement and resilience: Five women, five stories

The Far North Region of Cameroon is an arid area bordering Nigeria; it’s also the poorest part of the country. According to latest UN data, of …

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In Focus: World Refugee Day 2019

There are 25.4 million refugees around the world today, and nearly half are women and girls. On 20 June, World Refugee Day, we are honouring the resilience and …

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Statement: Placing victims at the centre of investigations spurs justice for survivors of sexual violence in conflict

Joint message from Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director of UN Women and Nina Suomalainen, Executive Director of Justice Rapid Response, for the International Day for the …

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