The United Nations in Pakistan joins the HeForShe movement
The United Nations Country Team in Pakistan joins UN Women’s solidarity movement to engage men and boys as advocates and agents of change for the achievement of gender equality...Learn more
Fund for Gender Equality issues call for proposals
Innovative civil society initiatives seeking to spur women’s economic and/or political empowerment are invited to apply for funding...Learn more
I am (wo)man
"My dream for the future of women in Afghanistan is that we may all grow and attain economic independence and be one of the major contributors of national development -- to achieve “bird-wing”...Learn more
ASEAN Youth Leaders Learn New Skills to Combat Exploitation
Twenty young leaders, girls and boys, from across the region are ready to join the fight against exploitation and unsafe migration after attending the IOM X ASEAN Youth Forum...Learn more
Support and Smiles
More than 2,500 men and boys signed up to pledge their support to HeForShe at the celebrated Jaipur Literature Festival in January...
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
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
Summary of Executive Director's visit to India
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
Emma Watson Speech for HeForShe IMPACT 10x10x10 Program at World Economic Forum 2015, Davos, Switzerland... More
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