United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)

United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)

Asia and the Pacific

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In Focus: Leave no one behind – End violence against women

The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, a global campaign spanning from 25 November through 10 December, is taking place this year against the backdrop of an unprecedented global outcry. At the heart of this year’s theme, “Leave No One Behind – End Violence against Women”, is the imperative to support those who are particularly vulnerable. The UNiTE Campaign is calling on everyone to join the movement to end violence against women, using the colour orange to make your action visible. Everyone has a role to play!... More

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Op-Ed: Empowering Women Workers for a better ASEAN

Women comprise nearly half of all intra-ASEAN migrant workers, and the percentage continues to grow, according to official data. However, this can be a significant underestimation due to the large presence of... More

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Women Migrant Workers in the Asean Economic Community

Free movement of skilled labour, which takes into account relevant domestic regulations and market demand conditions, is a key component of this regional economic integration agenda. ASEAN main destination countries... Read more

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UN Women Asia-Pacific - Interactive Annual Report 2015

Our first interactive Annual Report 2015 highlights our key achievements Across the 22 countries in the Asia-Pacific region... Read More

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