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International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2020

Science reflects the people who make it. The world needs science, and science needs women and girls. Today, just 30 per cent of researchers worldwide …

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I am Generation Equality: Celina Jaitly, actor and 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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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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International Day of the Girl 2019

On the International Day of the Girl (11 October), join UN Women to celebrate girls everywhere as they inspire, break boundaries and take charge of …

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In Focus: International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples 2019

UN Women statement   On International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, UN Women stands with indigenous women and girls in their call to revive, preserve …

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In Focus: International Youth Day 2019

In her statement for International Youth Day, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka calls to transform education by making learning accessible to all young people, …

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