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In a Serbian town, survivors of domestic violence are sewing face masks for those in the front line of COVID-19 response

In an undisclosed location in Sombor, Serbia, 41-year-old Marija Tomic* is putting the finishing stitches on face masks. She has made hundreds of these fabric …

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Generation Equality: Realising women’s rights for an equal future

Imagine a world where all people have equal rights and opportunities. Women and girls are not afraid of walking home late at night, and men …

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Women mobilise to prevent COVID-19 in crowded Rohingya refugee camps

To prevent an added humanitarian crisis in the already-vulnerable Rohingya refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, 24 Rohingya volunteers are working with UN Women to …

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COVID-19 and ending violence against women and girls

This brief highlights emerging evidence of the impact of the recent global pandemic of COVID-19 on violence against women and girls. It makes recommendations to be …

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Voices from the frontline: Natawan Pintho

UN Women is bringing the voices of women on the front lines of the pandemic. As essential workers, care givers and journalists, here are some …

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Asia-Pacific greets safely in times of COVID-19

A new initiative by UN Women Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific is promoting ‘safe greetings’ to avoid physical contact and slow the spread …

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