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  1. 10 December 2019

    Infographic: Human Rights of Women

    Women are entitled to the full and equal enjoyment of all of their human rights and to be free from all forms of discrimination. Read more »
  2. Media Release: New UN Women global report proposes policy agenda to end gender inequalities within families

    Progress of the World’s Women 2019-2020: Families in a Changing World examines how the transformations in families impact women’s rights, and reveals most countries can afford family-friendly policies. Read more »
  3. 29 November 2019

    Statement by UN Women on World AIDS Day, 1 December

    The contribution of women and girls, particularly those living with HIV, is indispensable in the HIV response at the community level. Women and girls provide critical care for family and community members living with HIV, and help ensure they start and stay on treatment. This is admirable—but problematic when it contributes further to the burden of unpaid care work borne by women and girls—which is already three times that of men. This care work at the community level must be fully recognized, valued and re-distributed equally within the household so that women can have more opportunities to choose what they do with their lives. Read more »
  4. 28 November 2019

    Riding for Women’s Rights in Thailand

    At the age of 13, Nunnaree Luangmoi dropped out of school. She was sent to work as a nanny and housekeeper, paid little, with scarce time off to visit her family. Over the course of her life, Nunnaree has escaped rape several times, endured death threats, been beaten and forced to live under police protection.This is the story of the founder of the Center for Girls. The Center for Girls is UN Women’s partner, working to prevent all forms of violence against women and children, including human trafficking in Thailand. Read more »
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