Press release: Women and girls are more at risk to be killed at home, new UNODC and UN Women report on femicide shows

Latest study shows that, on average, more than five women or girls were killed every hour by intimate partners or other family members in 2021 …

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UN Women Goodwill Ambassador Anne Hathaway calls on leaders of the business community worldwide to put women at the heart of economic growth

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vKmB9xjkJRU Bali, Indonesia — In the midst of interlinked crises around the world threatening progress on women’s rights and pushing women out of the paid economy, …

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Press Release: Achieving full gender equality is still centuries away, warns the United Nations in a new report

Multiple global crises and backlash against women’s sexual and reproductive health and rights worsen gender disparities. New York — At the current rate of progress, it …

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Creating safe workspaces for Women Market Vendors in Vanuatu

A safer work environment for women market vendors in Luganville and Port Vila is the result of newly installed video surveillance cameras at the two …

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Press Release: UN Women calls on Australians to examine gender equality priorities

UN Women Australia releases its latest campaign, “Equality: Our Final Frontier”, highlighting we’ll see humans with a colony on the Moon before there is gender …

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Press Release: UN Women Australia and Westpac – Partners in Purpose and Impact for Gender Equality

UN Women Australia and Westpac have today announced a significant three year partnership – in a move which sees the Australian banking giant increase its …

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Press Release: Activists, Advocates and Leaders to Take to the Stage this International Women’s Day

Activists, Advocates and Leaders to Take to theStage this International Women’s Day Activists, Advocates and Leaders to Take to theStage this International Women’s Day UN …

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Press Release: UN Women Australia Announces Exclusive Headline Presentation for International Women’s Day 2022

UN Women Australia is delighted to announce that internationally renowned scientist, conservationist, and human rights activist Dr Jane Goodall will feature via virtual presentation in an exclusive in-depth interview at International …

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Press Release: UN Women Launches Australian Advertising Alliance To Eradicate Harmful Stereotypes In The Industry

SYDNEY – 8 November 2021 – UN Women, the United Nations entity for gender equality and Women’s Empowerment, is today launching the Australian chapter of the …

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Press release: Building inclusive resilience in the Pacific through the new Women’s Resilience to Disasters Programme

On International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, UN Women in partnership with the Government of Australia, launches the Women’s Resilience to Disasters Programme in the …

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#EmpowerMoves more than just another TikTok dance, reveals UN Women Australia

This week girls across the country have been recreating the #EmpowerMoves TikTok dance. But what appears to be just another TikTok dance, is in fact …

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Appointment of New Chief Executive Officer of UN Women Australia

UN Women Australia is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Chief Executive Officer who will start today, on 20 September 2021. President of …

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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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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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