From where I stand: “Our goal is to provide a home that offers love, care and protection for women with disabilities”

Dulmini Bandara is the Officer-in-charge at Manusath Piyasa – a shelter for women with disabilities operated by the Social Services Department in the Rathnapura District in ...
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Spreading digital literacy and radical love to combat online gender-based violence

Dilanaz Güler is a 19-year-old gender equality activist from Türkiye. An advocate against femicide and online gender-based violence, she also works to promote digital literacy ...
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Promoting innovation to shatter gender stereotypes

Laith Abu-Taleb is a 28-year-old gender equality activist and tech entrepreneur from Jordan. A youth mobilization specialist for UN Women’s Arab States regional office, he ...
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African Girls Can Code Initiative builds digital skills and momentum towards a better future

In the rural Rwandan village where Chantal Niyonkuru grew up, access to digital technology was basically non-existent. But when she was selected to attend one ...
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International Women’s Day 2023

This International Women’s Day, 8 March 2023, join UN Women and the United Nations in celebrating under the theme DigitALL: Innovation and technology for gender equality. ...
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IWD Interview with Jessica Sepel

To celebrate International Women’s Day, we reached out to some of Australia’s inspiring women leaders to discuss the importance of this year’s International Women’s Day ...
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IWD Interview with Zoe (Zaheda) Ghani

To celebrate International Women’s Day, we reached out to some of Australia’s inspiring women leaders to discuss the importance of this year’s International Women’s Day ...
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IWD Interview with Jasmine Garnsworthy

To celebrate International Women’s Day, we reached out to some of Australia’s inspiring women leaders to discuss the importance of this year’s International Women’s Day ...
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IWD Interview with Hermione Olivia Bellm

To celebrate International Women’s Day, we reached out to some of Australia’s inspiring women leaders to discuss the importance of this year’s International Women’s Day ...
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IWD Interview with Sarah Davidson

To celebrate International Women’s Day, we reached out to some of Australia’s inspiring women leaders to discuss the importance of this year’s International Women’s Day ...
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Your guide to CSW67

From online learning and digital activism to the rapid expansion of high-paying tech jobs, the digital age has generated unprecedented opportunities for the empowerment of ...
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Power on: How we can supercharge an equitable digital future

From online learning and digital activism to the rapid expansion of high-paying tech jobs, the digital age has generated unprecedented opportunities for the empowerment of ...
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Albanian teens declare war on violence against women using technology

Jonada Shukarasi is one of three 16-year-old girls who developed an app aimed at tackling the severe problem of domestic violence across Albania. Called GjejZâ ...
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Supporting refugees and host communities in Uganda to increase agricultural productivity and build resilience to climate change risks

As the impacts of climate change continue to intensify, refugees and their host communities are feeling the brunt of these shocks. Deforestation and environmental degradation ...
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Hidden mobile app gives women in Serbia a safer alternative for reporting violence

Women experiencing domestic violence often have their access to communication channels restricted by their abusers. Abusers may also regularly control or monitor their communication with ...
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Young mother embarks on new IT career after fleeing war in Ukraine

“When the war started, a missile destroyed our house,” says Nina Cherlenuk, 25, from Irpin, a city 25 km west of the capital, Kyiv, in ...
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