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UN Women launches HeForShe IMPACT 10x10x10 Initiative

At the World Economic Forum in Davos, top global leaders joined a new UN Women campaign to galvanize momentum in advancing gender equality and women’s empowerment... More

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    Interactive timeline:

    From the passing of one of the Arab region's most progressive constitutions enshrining women's rights to legislation providing redress to wartime survivors of sexual violence, we highlight some of this year's gender equality achievements ... More

  • UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women Call for Proposals

    UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women Call for Proposals

    Applicants are invited to submit grant proposals for a minimum of US$50,000 up to a maximum of US$1 million for a period of two to three years. The application deadline for submitting a Concept Note is 29 January 2015... More

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    UN Trust Fund's partners in Asia and the Pacific

    The interactive map explains who are those partner organizations for the UN Trust Fund in 2014... More

  • Donor Contributions Gauge

    Government contributions grow, but not fast enough

    UN Women relies almost entirely on voluntary financial contributions to sustain its work and programmes for gender equality and women’s empowerment. The generous donations of Governments, private sector companies, foundations and individuals allow UN Women to deliver on its mandate and work with women and girls on the ground... More

  • Beijing+20 in Asia Pacific | UPDATES

    Latest information of the Beijing+20 in Asia Pafic

    Check out this space for the latest information and updates on the Beijing+20 Regional Review. Get involved and join us to achieve gender equality and women’s empowerment in Asia-Pacific! ... More

  • Youth

    Beijing+20: Youth's Voice

    Space allocated for young boys and girls to express their thoughts and opinions for developing gender equality in their homes and communities. More

  • Reporting on the Beijing+20

    “Think back to the first time you were told you couldn’t do something because of your gender. Now share that story with the person next to you.” There was a momentary silence as 27 journalists both women and men from 20 nations... More

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    CSW59 – Implementing the Beijing Platform for Action

    The fifty-ninth session of the Commission on the Status of Women will take place at United Nations Headquarters in New York from 9 to 20 March 2015... More

HeForShe Event

On Saturday 20 September UN Women Goodwill Ambassador Emma Watson co-hosted a special event in New York to kick-start the HeForShe campaign, a dynamic solidarity movement for gender equality.
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UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka

UN Women Goodwill Ambassador Emma Watson

Summary of Executive Director's visit to India
President of India and UN Women Executive Director | 2014
Ms. Mlambo-Ngcuka met with India’s President, Shri Pranab Mukherjee, in New Delhi, where the President commended UN Women for its work and proclaimed his strong support for the HeForShe More
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CEDAW Quick & Concise: Explaining the Principle of Non Discrimination

The "CEDAW Quick & Concise" series explains the three main principles of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW). This video explains the principle of Non-discrimination.