Five ways to build gender equality and sustainability

Gender inequality and the climate crisis are two of the most urgent challenges of today. As we better understand and make the critical connections between …

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Explainer: How gender inequality and climate change are interconnected

Gender inequality coupled with the climate crisis is one of the greatest challenges of our time. It poses threats to ways of life, livelihoods, health, …

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16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence

The UN Secretary-General’s UNiTE by 2030 to End Violence against Women campaign is marking the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence (25 November to 10 December …

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The signs of relationship abuse and how to help

Violence against women is a human rights violation that takes place every single day around the world. Globally, one in three women experiences physical or …

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Member States agree to fully implement the Beijing Declaration on gender equality, addressing gaps that hold women back

THE POLITICAL DECLARATION ADOPTED TODAY IS THE OUTCOME OF THE 64TH COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN, TAKING STOCK OF WOMEN’S RIGHTS ON THE 25TH …

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It’s time to pick up the pace of change this International Women’s Day

UN WOMEN AUSTRALIA IS CALLING FOR ALL GENERATIONS TO JOIN TOGETHER IN CAMPAIGNING FOR GENDER EQUALITY THIS INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY. UN Women Australia is celebrating …

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Parliamentarians Join with UN Women Australia for the Launch of International Women’s Day

THE HON. SCOTT MORRISON, PRIME MINISTER OF AUSTRALIA AND THE HON. ANTHONY ALBANESE, LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION HOST THE AUSTRALIAN LAUNCH OF INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY. …

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Equality in law for women and girls by 2030: A multi-stakeholder strategy for accelerated action

More than 2.5 billion women and girls around the world are affected in multiple ways by discriminatory laws and the lack of legal protections. In …

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UN Women calls business leaders to join the movement to end all forms of violence against women

Sydney, Australia – Business leaders have a key role to play to address intimate partner violence as a workplace issue. When workplaces understand, recognize and …

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