UN Women Executive Director’s Statement for the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, 25 November 2019

End rape—an intolerable cost to society [Also available in ar, es, fr, ru] If I could have one wish granted, it might well be a total end to rape. …

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Media advisory: International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women official commemoration at UN Headquarters

MEDIA ENQUIRIES:  media.team[at]unwomen.org International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women Official Commemoration at UN Headquarters Orange the World: Generation Equality Stands against Rape! …

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Statement by UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka for International Youth Day, 2019: Transforming education for a new generation of leaders

Sixteen-year old Gambian Jakomba Jabbie wants to be an aerospace engineer. A vocal advocate for girls’ education, she created a robotics team at school to …

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Happy International Women’s Day from Natasha Stott Despoja, Australia’s Ambassador for Women and Girls

On 8 March, the world celebrates its women and their achievements over many decades. We also reflect on the many areas where our efforts are …

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