In Focus: World Humanitarian Day 2019

An unprecedented number of people are living through humanitarian crises today. Armed conflict, natural disaster, disease and violent persecution have forced more than 70 million people from …

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Statement by UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka for International Youth Day, 2019: Transforming education for a new generation of leaders

Sixteen-year old Gambian Jakomba Jabbie wants to be an aerospace engineer. A vocal advocate for girls’ education, she created a robotics team at school to …

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UN Women statement on the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

UN Women joins all indigenous peoples everywhere, especially indigenous women and girls, in commemorating the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. This year’s theme …

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In Focus: International Youth Day 2019

In her statement for International Youth Day, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka calls to transform education by making learning accessible to all young people, …

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In Focus: International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples 2019

UN Women statement   On International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, UN Women stands with indigenous women and girls in their call to revive, preserve …

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