Celebrating Feminist Fathers

We know that true equality can never be achieved without the support of our male allies. When daughters and sons are raised equally, and young …

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My Take, Your Take: Ushering in a new generation of women leaders in Central African Republic

In this new intergenerational series for Generation Equality campaign, young people take the lead to shape the conversations. Marguerite Ramadan, Social Affairs Advisor Prime Minister’s …

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It’s time to pick up the pace of change this International Women’s Day

UN WOMEN AUSTRALIA IS CALLING FOR ALL GENERATIONS TO JOIN TOGETHER IN CAMPAIGNING FOR GENDER EQUALITY THIS INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY. UN Women Australia is celebrating …

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From where I stand: “It is important to show women athletes can be anywhere and can do anything”

Raphaela Barbosa, a handball player from the northern region of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, aspires to play for Brazil’s national team one day. She believes …

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In Vietnam, women are leading disaster prevention and response

Vietnam ranks among the 12 countries with the highest levels of exposure to natural disasters this year. Until recently, women’s role in disaster risk reduction, …

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In Fiji, teaching life skills and changing mindsets through rugby

A new sport program in Fiji is breaking gender stereotypes among students and coaches alike, as both male and female school teachers get trained as …

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In the words of Shobhna Verma: “Once I came into the market, there was no turning back”

For the past 35 years, Shobhna Verma has made her living selling produce at Suva Market in Fiji’s capital. Today, Shobhna is the Legal Advisor …

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I am Generation Equality: Abel Koka, champion for youth and reproductive rights

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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Eight ways you can be a women’s rights advocate today and every day

Women in Brazil march for women’s rights. Photo: UN Women/Bruno Spada Right now women and men around the world are part of an unprecedented movement …

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If you teach a girl to code, she will change the world

Every day is a hot day in Kakuma refugee camp, located in the arid desert of north-western Kenya. Underneath a blue sky, three girls in …

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