Seven ways to change the world

Convened by UN Women, co-hosted by the governments of Mexico and France, together with civil society and youth, the Generation Equality Forum is taking place …

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An announcement from our Executive Director, Janelle Weissman

After more than 7 years championing the rights of women and girls in our region, UN Women Australia’s Executive Director Janelle Weissman is stepping down …

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UN Women Australia hosts the Generation Equality Forum Australia with the Governments of Mexico and France

A global platform for urgent action and accountability for gender equality, the Generation Equality Forum seeks to celebrate the power of women’s rights activism, feminist …

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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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Statement on International Widows’ Day 2021 by Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director of UN Women

The COVID-19 pandemic has strained health systems, widened socio-economic gaps, and shifted strategic, political, and funding priorities, all of which disproportionately affect women and girls, …

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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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