Ukraine: New UN Women and CARE report highlights disproportionate impact of the war on women and minorities

After more than two months of war in Ukraine, which has forced millions of refugees and displaced people to flee their homes, a new Rapid Gender …

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Executive Director meets with Ukrainian refugees and Moldovans leading the humanitarian response

Originally published on UN Women’s regional site for Europe and Central Asia As the conflict in Ukraine intensifies and as evidence of the impact on …

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Collecting data and analysis on how the war in Ukraine is impacting women and girls

Originally published on UN Women’s regional site for Europe and Central Asia Despite the myriad challenges of collecting data in conflict, UN Women has been …

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Weather forecasts shift climate change impact for women farmers in Malawi

As grey clouds start moving over the fields in Mkanda village in central Malawi, 43-year-old Jennifer Lipungaa inspects her two-acre groundnut farm. Unlike in the …

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UN Women statement for International Girls in ICT Day 2022: Access and Safety

Ensuring every girl has safe and meaningful access to digital technology and ICTs UN Women joins young women and girls globally who are putting a …

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Statement from UN Women Executive Director Sima Bahous on Ukraine, 30 March

As the war in Ukraine continues to take its toll on women and girls, UN Women reiterates the UN Secretary-General’s urgent call for peace. The …

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Explainer: How gender inequality and climate change are interconnected

Gender inequality coupled with the climate crisis is one of the greatest challenges of our time. It poses threats to ways of life, livelihoods, health, …

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UN Women Australia Statement on the Situation in Ukraine

UN Women shares the UN Secretary-General’s concern for the safety and well-being of all those who have suffered and continue to suffer in the developing …

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Your questions answered: Women in Haiti

What crises is Haiti facing? Haiti is simultaneously facing a political crisis and a humanitarian one. Haitian president Jovenal Moïse was assassinated on 7 July 2021 by …

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UN Women Australia Board Election 2021

On 30 November, UN Women Australia farewells Board President Debra Eckersley, as she completes her second term on the Board of Directors. Current Board Member, …

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