HeForShe summit discusses gender bias in AI and how to encourage male feminist allies

The growth of artificial intelligence has shown the technology’s potential to create new ways of working, but also to exacerbate existing inequalities and stereotypes. At ...
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Press release: The world is failing girls and women, according to new UN report

New figures point to the need of an additional USD 360 billion in investment per year to achieve gender equality and women’s empowerment by 2030. ...
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The 11 biggest hurdles for women’s equality by 2030

There are only seven years left for the world to fulfil the promises made to girls and women in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, ...
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FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 – Game changer for gender equality

Did you watch the game? That is a question many people were asking in taxis and on the streets around the world. What they were ...
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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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Football Unites the World

Press release: Gender Equality Placed on the Global Stage this FIFA Women’s World Cup

As the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 kicks off today, UN Women Australia and UN Women Aotearoa New Zealand are joining forces with FIFA to ...
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Press release: Less than 1 percent of women and girls live in a country with high women’s empowerment and high gender parity

New indices reveal globally women achieve only 60% of their full potential No country has achieved full gender parity and fewer than 1 percent of ...
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Digital skills help Turkish women maintain an income amid COVID-19

Despite stay-at-home measures and periodic lockdowns, Syrian and Turkish women are selling handcrafts and other products online, thanks to coding, computer literacy and Internet marketing ...
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Statement by UN Women on the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

While there has been an overall decline in the prevalence of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) across countries, this progress is likely to be offset by ...
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