Women in sport are changing the game

As the Tokyo 2020 Olympics kick-off on 23 July 2021, almost 49 per cent of participating athletes will be women, making it the most gender-balanced Games in …

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From where I stand: “Women can work and share household responsibilities to provide a better life for their families”

Fatma Mohammad Rahil, 33 and mother of five, joined the UN Women’s Oasis centre in the Azraq refugee camp to be able support her family …

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In the words of Minara: “I am more confident and determined to serve my community”

Minara is a Rohingya refugee and survivor who fled the conflict in Myanmar in August 2017. Since arriving in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, she has joined …

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I am Generation Equality: Louise Mabulo, Philippine chef, farmer and activist

Billions of people across the world stand on the right side of history every day. They speak up, take a stand, mobilise, and take big …

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I am Generation Equality: Gaiotree Roy, karate and self-defence trainer

Billions of people across the world stand on the right side of history every day. They speak up, take a stand, mobilise, and take big …

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I am Generation Equality: Martha Clara Nakato, advocate for bodily autonomy and sexual and reproductive health rights in Uganda

Billions of people across the world stand on the right side of history every day. They speak up, take a stand, mobilise, and take big …

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I am Generation Equality: Navya Naveli Nanda, Indian health tech entrepreneur and gender equality activist

Billions of people across the world stand on the right side of history every day. They speak up, take a stand, mobilise, and take big …

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From immediate relief to livelihood support, UN Women drives investment and support for women and girls impacted by COVID-19 in India

“It is the responsibility of women to hold the social fabric together – be it at home, in health centres and schools, or caring for …

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Local ‘Admin’ rebuilds pathways to connect coastal community

For the hundreds of families in the coastal communities of Barangay Tanza 2 in Navotas, Philippines, the always-ready Administrator, Irma Bantique Glomar, is the one …

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How women in Ecuador are restoring a fragile ecosystem in the face of climate crisis

Women in Ecuador have stayed in the páramo, an ecosystem in the Andes, despite the threats that desertification, overgrazing and other human activities pose to …

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