Digital skills help Turkish women maintain an income amid COVID-19

Despite stay-at-home measures and periodic lockdowns, Syrian and Turkish women are selling handcrafts and other products online, thanks to coding, computer literacy and Internet marketing …

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Why is women’s leadership not in the headlines?

The question has never been whether women can lead as capably as men. Women have always led, and women will always lead, especially when the …

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In Palestine one couple shows the benefit of sharing the care at home

The rapid spread of coronavirus has disrupted life everywhere. With that disruption comes new health risks, when known diseases go undetected or untreated. Ilham Edaes, …

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Celebrating Feminist Fathers

We know that true equality can never be achieved without the support of our male allies. When daughters and sons are raised equally, and young …

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I am Generation Equality: Maya Tutton, youth activist working to end public sexual harassment

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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Transforming traditional gender roles within families in Kyrgyzstan

Maksat Kurmanaliev and his wife Eliza Koilubaeva have been married for ten years and have three children together. They are residents of a small village …

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Young women and men step up to rebuild Beirut after the blasts

While humanitarian action in Beirut is in full swing after the two explosions that hit the city on 4 August, killing hundreds and displacing more …

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“We have been transforming lives. We have been agents of change.”

Around the world, women play critical roles as first responders and leaders when humanitarian crisis occurs. They change and save lives in the hardest to …

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UN Women and partners provide immediate relief to women and girls impacted by the Beirut blasts

Reeling from deep economic crisis, COVID-19, and now the blasts, Lebanon needs women at the centre of recovery plans. DONATE NOW Zalloukh Al Maraanazi, a …

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Mrika Nikҫi: The world’s youngest woman to climb the seven highest peaks in seven continents

In January 2018, 16-year-old Mrika Nikҫi and her father Arianit Nikҫi had just summited Africa’s highest mountain, Kilimanjaro, when they came up with a plan …

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