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Some good news about gender equality that you may have missed

As COVID-19 has impacted all aspects of life around the world, it’s dominated news cycles and taken up most of our attention and energy. The …

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I am Generation Equality: Maya Tutton, youth activist working to end public sexual harassment

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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Transforming traditional gender roles within families in Kyrgyzstan

Maksat Kurmanaliev and his wife Eliza Koilubaeva have been married for ten years and have three children together. They are residents of a small village …

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Young women and men step up to rebuild Beirut after the blasts

While humanitarian action in Beirut is in full swing after the two explosions that hit the city on 4 August, killing hundreds and displacing more …

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“We have been transforming lives. We have been agents of change.”

Around the world, women play critical roles as first responders and leaders when humanitarian crisis occurs. They change and save lives in the hardest to …

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Statement by UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka for World Humanitarian Day 2020

On 19 August, the world celebrates World Humanitarian Day to commemorate the humanitarian workers serving in crisis contexts around the globe. As we remember the …

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