Statement on International Widows’ Day 2021 by Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director of UN Women

The COVID-19 pandemic has strained health systems, widened socio-economic gaps, and shifted strategic, political, and funding priorities, all of which disproportionately affect women and girls, ...
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Explainer: What you should know about widowhood

For many women around the world, the devastating loss of a partner is magnified by a long-term fight for their basic rights and dignity. Despite ...
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