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Message of the Executive Director for International Women's day 2015

In her message for International Women's Day 2015, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka says gender parity must be reached before 2030, so that the sluggish trajectory of progress can be reversed that condemns a child born today to wait 80 years before they see an equal world. She calls on all countries to “step it up” for gender equality, to reach ‘Planet 50-50’ before 2030. 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

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    Short Video Competition on 'Gender Equality'

    UNDP, UNFPA and UN WOMEN jointly offer you a great opportunity to explore and use your creativity on a short video about “Gender Equality in Nepal”. Let's join the competition ... More

  • The 2014 Women’s Media Awards

    UN Women China and NetEase hosted the enigmatic annual event to recognize women and men role models from various sectors who support GEEW... More

  • Turning theory into reality

    Labasa Municipal Market in Fiji made history when the council closed it for two hours so that the vendors could vote on who they wanted to represent them... More

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    Beijing+20: Youth's Voice

    Let's us listen to young boys and girls to express their thoughts and opinions for developing gender equality in their homes and communities. Last updated: 25 Feb 2015 -
    "Curbing the Gender Pay Gap in Pakistan" written by Fasiha Farrukh... More


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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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Emma Watson Speech for HeForShe IMPACT 10x10x10 Program at World Economic Forum 2015, Davos, Switzerland... More


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