News & Releases

Strengthening the Resilience of Women and Girls to Disasters: Solomon Islands Government, Australia and UN Women launch new programme.

Honiara, Solomon Islands – A new programme to bolster women’s resilience and leadership for sustainable, secure and thriving communities in the Solomon Islands, in the face …

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From UN Women Afghanistan to all the Afghan women and girls we serve

Fighting for women’s rights is a fierce struggle everywhere in the world. But nowhere have more lives depended on it than in Afghanistan right now. …

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Statement on Sudan by UN Women Executive Director Sima Bahous

UN Women joins our partners in expressing our grave concern over the continued conflict in Sudan.  As in all crises, this will surely have dire …

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Statement on Afghanistan by Sima Bahous, UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women

UN Women strongly condemns the Taliban’s latest discriminatory decision to ban Afghan women from working with the United Nations in Afghanistan. We stand in full …

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Charity Screenings of New Film Olga to support UN Women Australia’s Ukraine Emergency Appeal

A portion of all ticket sales from upcoming May 3 screenings of award-winning Swiss/Ukrainian drama OLGA will go to charity organisation UN Women Australia, which …

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Op-ed: Always on the frontline in every crisis

When crises strike, women and girls consistently suffer disproportionately. We need urgent, systemic change to ensure that gender equality is at the center of crisis …

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