News & Releases

Appointment of New Chief Executive Officer of UN Women Australia

UN Women Australia is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Chief Executive Officer who will start today, on 20 September 2021. President of …

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Secretary-General appoints Sima Sami Bahous of Jordan as Executive Director of UN Women

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, following consultations with Member States and the Executive Board of the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and Empowerment of …

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Statement by UN Women on the situation in Afghanistan

In line with the statement by the UN Secretary-General, UN Women remains fully committed to support women and girls in Afghanistan. We will remain operational and engaged …

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UN Women statement for International Youth Day, 2021: “Transforming Food Systems: Youth Innovation for Human and Planetary Health”

A greener, more equal and sustainable planet, with young people in the lead On International Youth Day, we recognize the critical efforts of young people …

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UN Women statement on the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, 9 August 2021

Today, on the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, we join the call for a new social contract that will let us rebuild our …

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#WhenWillSheBeRight Wins Bronze Lion at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity

We are delighted to announce UN Women Australia’s film, #WhenWillSheBeRight, launched at our International Women’s Day (IWD) 2021 events, won a Bronze Lion at the …

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