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Afghanistan: Top UN delegation tells Taliban to end confinement, deprivation, abuse of women’s rights

Deputy Secretary-General, Amina Mohammed, the Executive Director of UN Women, Sima Bahous, and the Assistant Secretary-General for UN political, peacebuilding and peace operations, Khaled Khiari, spend four days …

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Press release following UN Deputy Secretary-General and UN Women Executive Director’s visit to Afghanistan

High-level UN delegation led by the Deputy Secretary-General calls on Afghanistan’s de facto Taliban authorities to reverse course on recent decrees limiting women’s and girls’ …

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Women’s Resilience to Disasters Programme Launched in Vanuatu

Port Vila, Vanuatu – The importance and leadership role of women in preparing for, responding to, and recovering from disasters and the impacts of climate change, …

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Statement: The decree barring women in Afghanistan from working in non-governmental organisations is yet another stark violation of women’s rights

Statement by UN Women Executive Director Sima Bahous on the Taliban prohibition of women working with national and international non-governmental organisations. Updated Once again, the …

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Pain becomes purpose for UN Women Australia MBA scholarship winner

Having women in leadership is an essential part of achieving gender equality. This is why we are proud to be partnering with The University of …

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UN Trust Fund call for proposals

The 26th grant cycle the UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women (UN Trust Fund) is now open! The UN Trust Fund is seeking …

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