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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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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Why we support women leaders

Meet some inspiring grass-roots women leaders who are bringing lasting change to their communities, supported by the United Nations The data is clear. Despite women’s increased engagement …

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Claiming women’s space in leadership

Shirley Chisholm, the first Black US Congresswoman once said: “If they don’t give you a seat at the table, bring a folding chair”. The future …

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Parliamentary Breakfast Statement

Every year, UN Women Australia launches International Women’s Day at Parliament House. It is traditionally co-hosted by the Prime Minister and the Opposition Leader, whoever …

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PARLIAMENTARIANS CELEBRATE WOMEN LEADERS BY JOINING UN WOMEN AUSTRALIA FOR INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2021 LAUNCH

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

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