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

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International Women’s Day 2019: Think equal, build smart, innovate for change

The theme for International Women’s Day 2019, which will take place on 8 March, is “Think equal, build smart, innovate for change”. The theme will focus on innovative ways in which we can advance gender equality and the empowerment of women, particularly in the areas of social protection systems, access to public services and sustainable infrastructure... More

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UN Women asia and the Pacific Newsletter | 16 Days of Activism Special Edition

UN WOMEN ASIA PACIFIC NEWSLETTER | 16 Days of Activism Special Edition

This year, UN Women and partners around the world commemorated the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence (25 November – 10 December) under the theme of “Orange the World: #HearMeToo”. Coming on the heels of global movements and grass-roots campaigns such as ‘#MeToo’, “#มีอะไรจะบอก”, “#ItHappenedToMeToo”, “#TimesUp”, #MeTooIndia and “HollaBack!”... Read 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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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