Statement on Gaza by UN Women Executive Director Sima Bahous

It is now more than 100 days since the horrors of the Hamas attacks on Israel of 7 October and the horrors that have followed, ...
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Speech: Now more than ever we must seek peace

Briefing by UN Under-Secretary-General and UN Women Executive Director Sima Bahous to the 9,484th meeting of the UN Security Council on “The situation in the ...
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An announcement from our Executive Director, Janelle Weissman

After more than 7 years championing the rights of women and girls in our region, UN Women Australia’s Executive Director Janelle Weissman is stepping down ...
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In the words of Miriam Coronel-Ferrer: “I became the first female negotiator to sign a final peace accord with a rebel group”

Rimu Sultana Rimu knows education is power. As a young Rohingya activist living in Cox’s Bazar, one of the world’s largest refugee settlements, she’s made ...
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Women, Peace and Security 2020

In October 2020, the UN Security Council will mark two decades since the landmark resolution 1325, which for the first time, enshrined the essential role ...
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UN Women Statement for International Day of Peace, 21 September 2020

Women’s peace power is vital for our world’s security Peace is a prerequisite for health, equality and human security. Our ability to live dignified, fulfilling ...
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