I am Generation Equality: Cally Silberbauer, South African athlete 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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The women who tame the bees: The buzz on developing a business in a traditionally male area

Until recently, there were few women beekeepers in the Republic of Moldova, but there has been a recent buzz in activity. Gradually managing to ‘tame’ …

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Father Schools promote good parenting in Eastern Europe

“At Father School, we learn what responsible parenting is,” said Ionat Chintea. “How to educate our children, and how we can combat gender stereotypes that …

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UN Women Ukraine delivers humanitarian aid to those most in need in eastern Ukraine

Currently, 15.7 million people in Ukraine are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance and protection. Attacks on populated civilian areas and infrastructure continue in eastern and southern …

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A comprehensive approach to ending violence against women in rural spaces in India

With the support of UN Women, women and men in the rural communities of Assam State in India have found new ways to work together …

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For better days and bigger dreams

Originally published on UN Women’s regional site for Asia and the Pacific Author: Sakina Aliakbar In a small village in Sri Lanka’s Northern Province, Juvachandrakumar …

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Executive Director meets with Ukrainian refugees and Moldovans leading the humanitarian response

Originally published on UN Women’s regional site for Europe and Central Asia As the conflict in Ukraine intensifies and as evidence of the impact on …

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Collecting data and analysis on how the war in Ukraine is impacting women and girls

Originally published on UN Women’s regional site for Europe and Central Asia Despite the myriad challenges of collecting data in conflict, UN Women has been …

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Women vendors share joy over the new Nausori Market Women’s Accommodation Centre in Fiji

Wednesday 27 April was an exciting day for the rural women market vendors at the Nausori Market in Fiji with the official opening of the …

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Weather forecasts shift climate change impact for women farmers in Malawi

As grey clouds start moving over the fields in Mkanda village in central Malawi, 43-year-old Jennifer Lipungaa inspects her two-acre groundnut farm. Unlike in the …

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My heart breaks: Moldovan women mobilise to help Ukrainian refugees

Originally published on UN Women’s regional site for Europe and Central Asia More than 400,000 people from Ukraine have crossed into the Republic of Moldova …

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In rural Cambodia, biogas helps offset the effects of climate change

Every morning at 10 a.m., Sok Sopheap sets off to run errands and pick up her two grandchildren from school in Tropang Thom village, southern …

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Your questions answered: Women in Haiti

What crises is Haiti facing? Haiti is simultaneously facing a political crisis and a humanitarian one. Haitian president Jovenal Moïse was assassinated on 7 July 2021 by …

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I am Generation Equality: Gresa Hasa, feminist 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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Addressing the digital gender divide in Africa through the African Girls Can Code Initiative

Globally, 3.7 billion people do not have access to the internet. Half of them are women. In some parts of the world the digital gender …

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Math olympic medallist Adelina Andrei: It is very important to contribute to the empowerment of women and girls by example

In the Republic of Moldova, few girls and women decide to study hard sciences or information technology (IT). The barriers they face at cultural, social …

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