Meet our new UN Women Australia MBA scholarship recipients

Having women in leadership is an essential part of achieving gender equality. This is why we are proud to be partnering with The University of …

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Building a fairer, healthier world starts with investing in women and girls

On World Health Day, 7 April, UN Women spotlights women on the front lines of the battle against COVID-19 and growing inequality. A year since …

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Community leaders rise to protect vulnerable women and girls during Kenya’s pandemic

Sixty-year-old Beatrice Kimani is a teacher and a counsellor and community leader in Kenya’s Uasin Gishu County. As COVID-19 hit Kenya in March 2020, schools …

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Women-owned businesses in Lebanon receive support to get back on their feet after the Beirut Port explosion

Nada Khoury, Rosy Bteich, Silva Guiragossian and Marguerite El Zoughindy are four Lebanese women, that were directly affected by the Beirut Port explosion in 2020 as …

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I am Generation Equality: Lauralyn, Filipino advocate for preventing violence against women and girls

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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Opening remarks by Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka at the opening of the 65th Commission on the status of Women

[As delivered] On the 9th of March 2020, the 64th Commission on the Status of Women proactively took precautions and scaled down the session. Two days …

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UN Secretary-General’s opening remarks at the 65th Commission on the status of Women

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0VLI6ivndro I am very pleased to address the Commission on the Status of Women.  We meet for a second time in the context of the …

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Women leaders we admire

Women leaders of today are tenacious and diverse. They are mobilizing the global climate movement, pushing for social protections, addressing the COVID-19 crisis, and dismantling …

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UN Women Australia joins the March for Justice’s call for a safe and equal Australia

UN Women Australia joins the March for Justice’s call for a safe and equal Australia. No human rights scourge is more prevalent than gender inequality. …

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‘When Will She Be Right?’: The Question Aussies Should Be Asking

UN WOMEN AUSTRALIA (UNWA) LAUNCHES NEW PROGRAM TO HELP BRIDGE THE GAP IN GENDER EQUALITY. Australia has developed something of a global reputation over time. …

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