Girls who can code and break stereotypes: an interview with Natacha Sangwa

The “shell women” of the Pacific coast of Nariño have promoted sustainable harvesting and use of a native mollusk called piangua for many generations. They ...
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Spreading digital literacy and radical love to combat online gender-based violence

Dilanaz Güler is a 19-year-old gender equality activist from Türkiye. An advocate against femicide and online gender-based violence, she also works to promote digital literacy ...
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Promoting innovation to shatter gender stereotypes

Laith Abu-Taleb is a 28-year-old gender equality activist and tech entrepreneur from Jordan. A youth mobilization specialist for UN Women’s Arab States regional office, he ...
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African Girls Can Code Initiative builds digital skills and momentum towards a better future

In the rural Rwandan village where Chantal Niyonkuru grew up, access to digital technology was basically non-existent. But when she was selected to attend one ...
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International Women’s Day 2023

This International Women’s Day, 8 March 2023, join UN Women and the United Nations in celebrating under the theme DigitALL: Innovation and technology for gender equality. ...
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Your guide to CSW67

From online learning and digital activism to the rapid expansion of high-paying tech jobs, the digital age has generated unprecedented opportunities for the empowerment of ...
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Power on: How we can supercharge an equitable digital future

From online learning and digital activism to the rapid expansion of high-paying tech jobs, the digital age has generated unprecedented opportunities for the empowerment of ...
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Australian Political Leaders come together to launch International Women’s Day

Australian government, political and defence force leaders came together at Parliament House this morning to officially launch the Australian celebrations of International Women’s Day – ...
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Cracking the Code with the ‘me too.’ Movement Trailblazers

Tarana Burke and Alyssa Milano Announced as Exclusive Headline Presentation for International Women’s Day Australia UN Women Australia is delighted to announce that the official ...
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Albanian teens declare war on violence against women using technology

Jonada Shukarasi is one of three 16-year-old girls who developed an app aimed at tackling the severe problem of domestic violence across Albania. Called GjejZâ ...
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Hidden mobile app gives women in Serbia a safer alternative for reporting violence

Women experiencing domestic violence often have their access to communication channels restricted by their abusers. Abusers may also regularly control or monitor their communication with ...
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Young mother embarks on new IT career after fleeing war in Ukraine

“When the war started, a missile destroyed our house,” says Nina Cherlenuk, 25, from Irpin, a city 25 km west of the capital, Kyiv, in ...
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From where I stand: “My life has changed – I have grown internally, and I am not in need of anyone”

Amal Mohammad Zyoud, a 35-year-old mother of four, joined the Oasis Centre in the hopes of providing a better education for her children. The Oasis ...
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Inspiring girls to know: Three stories to celebrate girls in ICT

Girls around the world are using innovation and technology to solve problems, to unite communities and as a force for good and equality. And yet, ...
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Using technology to assist vulnerable Syrian refugees during COVID-19 lockdown

In the Za’atari and Azraq refugee camps in Jordan, a curfew is in place from 6 pm to 10 am. Even during the day regulations ...
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I am Generation Equality: Samaira Mehta, champion for girls in technology

Billions of people across the world stand on the right side of history every day. They speak up, take a stand, mobilise, and take big ...
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