Youth in Papua New Guinea stand together as advocates against gender-based violence

Like many youths in Papua New Guinea (PNG), 25-year-old Jasmine Makuku grew up in a context where violence is normalised – where acts of violence ...
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Spotlight Initiative program helps Ugandan survivors of gender-based violence advocate for their rights

Over the last two years, Uganda has seen a flowering of climate activism led by young women and girls. Girls for Climate Action, a local ...
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Schoolgirls lead initiatives to end gender-based violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo

“Thanks to the training I received, I learnt that girls have the same rights and opportunities [as boys]” – schoolgirl.” Courtesy of FFC More than ...
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From where I stand: “Our goal is to provide a home that offers love, care and protection for women with disabilities”

Dulmini Bandara is the Officer-in-charge at Manusath Piyasa – a shelter for women with disabilities operated by the Social Services Department in the Rathnapura District in ...
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Press release: UN Women Australia and i=Change partner to End Violence against Women in Papua New Guinea

UN Women Australia and i=Change have joined forces to better highlight some of the harmful issues facing women in Papua New Guinea, in a bid ...
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Social influencers in Viet Nam join UN Women to urge end to abuse of women and children

Ha Noi, Viet Nam — More than 80 social influencers in Viet Nam who received training from UN Women have reached nearly 4 million people in ...
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