Eight ways you can be a women’s rights advocate today and every day

Women in Brazil march for women’s rights. Photo: UN Women/Bruno Spada Right now women and men around the world are part of an unprecedented movement …

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Parliamentarians Join with UN Women Australia for the Launch of International Women’s Day

THE HON. SCOTT MORRISON, PRIME MINISTER OF AUSTRALIA AND THE HON. ANTHONY ALBANESE, LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION HOST THE AUSTRALIAN LAUNCH OF INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY. …

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Equality in law for women and girls by 2030: A multi-stakeholder strategy for accelerated action

More than 2.5 billion women and girls around the world are affected in multiple ways by discriminatory laws and the lack of legal protections. In …

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UN Women calls business leaders to join the movement to end all forms of violence against women

Sydney, Australia – Business leaders have a key role to play to address intimate partner violence as a workplace issue. When workplaces understand, recognize and …

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Infographic: Human Rights of Women

Women are entitled to the full and equal enjoyment of all of their human rights and to be free from all forms of discrimination.   …

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Media Release: New UN Women global report proposes policy agenda to end gender inequalities within families

Women are entitled to the full and equal enjoyment of all of their human rights and to be free from all forms of discrimination. As …

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Statement by UN Women on World AIDS Day, 1 December

Women’s leadership makes a difference every day The contribution of women and girls, particularly those living with HIV, is indispensable in the HIV response at …

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When it comes to consent, there are no blurred lines

Originally published on Medium.com/@UN_Women “They didn’t say no”… “We were drunk”… “She was asking for it because of what she was wearing”… “You need to be …

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Launch of new partnership to support refugee and migrant women in Australia

It is with absolute delight that we announce a new partnership for SisterWorks to expand our reach to refugee and migrant women in Australia. We …

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16 ways you can stand against rape culture

“Boys will be boys.” “She was drunk.” “Women say “no” when they mean “yes.” Rape culture is pervasive. It’s embedded in the way we think, …

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