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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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Press briefing: The situation of women and girls in Afghanistan

Statement by Ms. Alison Davidian, Country Representative a.i. for UN Women in Afghanistan, on the situation of women and girls in Afghanistan, during the daily …

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Creating safe workspaces for Women Market Vendors in Vanuatu

A safer work environment for women market vendors in Luganville and Port Vila is the result of newly installed video surveillance cameras at the two …

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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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Press Release: UN Women calls on Australians to examine gender equality priorities

UN Women Australia releases its latest campaign, “Equality: Our Final Frontier”, highlighting we’ll see humans with a colony on the Moon before there is gender …

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UN Women Australia MBA scholarship recipient drives change

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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Statement: Reproductive rights are women’s rights and human rights

Reproductive rights are integral to women’s rights, a fact that is upheld by international agreements and reflected in law in different parts of the world. …

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UN Women and UNDP report: Five lessons from COVID-19 for centring gender in crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic has deepened a trio of interlocking crises that threaten women and girls around the world: spiking levels of gender-based violence, steep losses …

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Intersectional feminism: what it means and why it matters

From the disparate impacts of the COVID-19 crisis in communities around the globe to international protests against racism and discrimination, current events have shown that …

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