I am Generation Equality: Majandra Rodriguez Acha, youth leader, climate justice believer

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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Encouraging women to run for office

Pacific Island Countries have some of the lowest levels of representation of women in parliaments and local governments in the world. 5.4% of parliamentarians are …

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Markets for Change

The Markets for Change program significantly reduces the risk of sexual and physical violence against women who have stalls in the marketplace, reduces the likelihood …

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Supporting Survivors of Violence

UN Women supports grassroots groups and boosts their capacity to deliver life-changing programs and services for women and girl survivors of violence. Medical and Mental …

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Creating safe public spaces

The Issue Sexual harassment and other forms of sexual violence in public spaces are an everyday occurrence for women and girls around the world—in urban …

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Doaa’s Dream

‘My dream is to open the first baby photography studio in Palestine’ Doaa Eshtayeh has found a way to turn her passion into her profession. …

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Photo essay: A day in the life of women

Teachers, farmers, businesswomen, politicians, mothers, law enforcers — women and girls contribute every day in many visible and invisible ways. Here’s a glimpse into their …

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I am Generation Equality: Natalie Isaacs, climate action warrior

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

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Statement to the press by Secretary-General António Guterres

The New Year has begun with our world in turmoil. We are living in dangerous times. Geopolitical tensions are at their highest level this century. …

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Progress of the World’s Women

Families around the world look, feel, and live differently today. Families can be “make or break” for women and girls when it comes to achieving …

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