A Time To Stand - now available in comic book.
The stories of Meri – a first-time political candidate – and Isabelle – a first-time voter – and the challenges they both face in a fictional Pacific Island country is a now available in comic book...Learn more
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, now OPEN!
Innovative civil society initiatives seeking to spur women’s economic and/or political empowerment are invited to apply for funding, Now OPEN!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
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
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
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..