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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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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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UN Women Ukraine delivers humanitarian aid to those most in need in eastern Ukraine

Currently, 15.7 million people in Ukraine are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance and protection. Attacks on populated civilian areas and infrastructure continue in eastern and southern …

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A comprehensive approach to ending violence against women in rural spaces in India

With the support of UN Women, women and men in the rural communities of Assam State in India have found new ways to work together …

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Explainer: Why women need to be at the heart of climate action

Those who are most affected by climate change today–women, girls and marginalised communities–must be involved in the design and implementation of climate response actions to …

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For better days and bigger dreams

Originally published on UN Women’s regional site for Asia and the Pacific Author: Sakina Aliakbar In a small village in Sri Lanka’s Northern Province, Juvachandrakumar …

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Ukraine: New UN Women and CARE report highlights disproportionate impact of the war on women and minorities

After more than two months of war in Ukraine, which has forced millions of refugees and displaced people to flee their homes, a new Rapid Gender …

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Executive Director meets with Ukrainian refugees and Moldovans leading the humanitarian response

Originally published on UN Women’s regional site for Europe and Central Asia As the conflict in Ukraine intensifies and as evidence of the impact on …

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Collecting data and analysis on how the war in Ukraine is impacting women and girls

Originally published on UN Women’s regional site for Europe and Central Asia Despite the myriad challenges of collecting data in conflict, UN Women has been …

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Women vendors share joy over the new Nausori Market Women’s Accommodation Centre in Fiji

Wednesday 27 April was an exciting day for the rural women market vendors at the Nausori Market in Fiji with the official opening of the …

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