Ending violence against women in the context of COVID-19

As the current COVID-19 global pandemic spreads through the world, the UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women (UN Trust Fund), and its grantees, …

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Women and COVID-19: Five things governments can do now

By UN Women Deputy Executive Director Anita Bhatia Governments the world over are struggling to contain the COVID-19 pandemic. While some voices have flagged the …

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Paying attention to women’s needs and leadership will strengthen COVID-19 response

A week since The World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 as a pandemic and robust measures around the world attempt to contain its spread, social impact of …

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Checklist for COVID-19 response by UN Women Deputy Executive Director Åsa Regnér

UN Headquarters and UN Women offices around the world are either closed or have stringent restrictions on staff access. But the UN continues working 100 …

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COVID-19: Women front and centre

Statement by Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, UN Under-Secretary-General and UN Women Executive Director One thing is clear about the COVID-19 pandemic, as stock markets tumble, schools and …

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Five big wins ushered in by the landmark Beijing Platform for Action

Twenty-five years ago, in Beijing, China, the world made a promise: equal rights and opportunities for all women and girls, everywhere. It was the Fourth …

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Welcome to Equiterra, where gender equality is real

Originally published on Medium.com/@UN_Women BREAKING NEWS: We found a country that has achieved gender equality! In Equiterra all people have equal rights and opportunities, regardless of …

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I am Generation Equality: Lana Ghneim, gender equality advocate

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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I am Generation Equality: Nicholas Niwagaba, young leader, human rights advocate

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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My Take, Your Take: Ushering in a new generation of women leaders in Central African Republic

In this new intergenerational series for Generation Equality campaign, young people take the lead to shape the conversations. Marguerite Ramadan, Social Affairs Advisor Prime Minister’s …

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