Girls to know: The next generation is already leading the way

Originally published on Medium.com/@UN_Women Around the world, girls are driving change. They are activists and advocates on the front lines of movements for social and …

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From where I stand: “Together we’ll leave the world a much better place than we found it”

“I’ve been fighting injustice against women even before I was born. When Ma was pregnant with me, their second daughter, my neighbours and relatives tried …

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I am Generation Equality: Munnira Katongole, youth activist for social change and climate justice

Munnira Katongole. Photo courtesy of Munnira Katongole. I am Generation Equality because… Millions of women and girls are being abused and killed every day, simply …

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International Day of the Girl 2020

On International Day of the Girl Child, 11 October, amplify the voices and rights of girls everywhere. The theme for this year, “My voice, our …

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Parliamentarians Join with UN Women Australia for the Launch of International Women’s Day

THE HON. SCOTT MORRISON, PRIME MINISTER OF AUSTRALIA AND THE HON. ANTHONY ALBANESE, LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION HOST THE AUSTRALIAN LAUNCH OF INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY. …

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International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2020

Science reflects the people who make it. The world needs science, and science needs women and girls. Today, just 30 per cent of researchers worldwide …

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Equality in law for women and girls by 2030: A multi-stakeholder strategy for accelerated action

More than 2.5 billion women and girls around the world are affected in multiple ways by discriminatory laws and the lack of legal protections. In …

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Crisis update: Women of Syria, eight years into the crisis

Eight years. Since the start of the conflict, the Syrian crisis has displaced more than 6.6 million people internally and seen more than 5.6 million …

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