More than 3.2 million women and children are at risk after the disaster. UN Women is committed to supporting the relief efforts, recognizing the vital role women play in shaping priorities for relief and reconstruction... Learn more
New report from UN Women unveils far-reaching alternative policy agenda to transform economies
“Progress of the World’s Women 2015-2016: Transforming Economies, Realizing Rights” launches in seven cities including Bangkok... Learn more
Vanuatu needs your help!
“In the morning after the cyclone came we all went outside and had a little cry. Everything was gone. Everyone has suffered,” - Annie James, a market vendor says. More than 75,000 people are in need, please help them now...
A major report from UN Women, released in seven locations globally, brings together human rights and economic policymaking to call for far-reaching changes to the global policy agenda that will transform economies and make women’s rights, and equality, a reality... More
Marobe Market House officially re-opened on April 2, almost three weeks after Category Five Tropical Cyclone Pam ripped through the island nation. It was the first market to re-open for fresh produce sellers, the result of a UN Women-facilitated agreement between Port Vila Municipality and Shefa Provincial Government, under the oversight of the Department of Local Authorities... More
Governments in the Asia and Pacific region have, this week, re-committed to eliminating discrimination against women and girls, with the unanimous adoption of a political declaration at the Commission on the Status of Women, currently underway in New York... More
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
UN Women in India in partnership with Centre for United Nations Peacekeeping develops a pilot course for female military officers... More
Bangkok Post's Op-ed: Progress of the World’s Women
Women do have jobs, globally they are paid 24 per cent less than men, on average. For the most part, the world’s women are in low-salaried, insecure occupations... Read more
Empowering women empowers all humanity – An op-ed on Malaysia
International Women’s Day gives us all the opportunity to commemorate the achievements in ending discrimination against women. Read her op-ed published in Malaysia...
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Conversation with Emma
Emma Watson speaks about gender equality on International Women's Day... More..