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Media Releases

  1. 13 December 2019

    UN Women calls business leaders to join the movement to end all forms of violence against women

    Business leaders have a key role to play to address intimate partner violence as a workplace issue. When workplaces understand, recognize and respond to violence against women, women can continue to work and access the support they need, a UN Women report says. Read more »
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  2. 10 December 2019

    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. 20 November 2019

    Launch of new partnership to support refugee and migrant women in Australia

    It is with absolute delight that we announce a new partnership for SisterWorks to expand our reach to refugee and migrant women in Australia. We are very proud to announce SisterWorks will be partnering with UN Women to pilot a ground-breaking new programme that aims to ensure that marginalised women who are at risk of being left behind have access to, participate in and achieve quality learning, entrepreneurship and employment outcomes through second chance education and vocational training. Read more »
  4. 14 November 2019

    Media advisory: International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women official commemoration at UN Headquarters

    The official commemoration of the United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (25 November) will take place on Monday, 25 November 2019, at the ECOSOC Chamber, United Nations Headquarters, New York, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Read more »
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