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Orange the World: #HearMeToo
Orange the World, #HearMeToo

As in previous years, iconic buildings and monuments will be ‘oranged’ to call for a violence-free future. Highlights from events around the Asia Pacific region... More

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Asia-Pacific SDG Report

Gender Equality and the Sustainable Development Goals in Asia and the Pacific

The report provides a baseline for monitoring progress on gender equality within the SDG framework and identifies priority actions towards achieving gender equality in the region. It provides the first assessment for Asia and the Pacific of how the 2030 Agenda is to be achieved by addressing gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls... Read more

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UN WOMEN ASIA PACIFIC NEWSLETTER | April–August 2018

In this edition: • Don’t Blame the Clothes: #DontTellMeHowToDress • Government of Sweden pledges USD 9.6 million to enhance women’s access to justice in Asia Pacific • High school students in the Philippines paint “roads to safety for women and girls” • Voices of Youth: Are Thais really that accepting of LGBTIQ people? and much more stories around the region... Read more

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Enhancing Access to Justice for Women in Asia and the Pacific

Bridging the gap between formal and informal systems through women’s empowerment. The project will be implemented at the regional level, with initially six countries... Read more

Planet 50–50 by 2030: Step It Up for Gender Equality