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

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

Asia and the Pacific

Nepal: A year after the earthquakes

As we approach the one-year mark since the earthquakes, a spotlight on Nepali women and girls, their stories and their solutions... More

  • HeForShe Corner

    From students to diplomats, from celebrities to farmers, from politicians to sports stars, everyone is welcome to stand up and pledge one's commitment to work together and take action to create a gender equal world. UPDATE! Ambassador Paul Robilliard who believe that Gender Equality is central to economic and development. More

  • Football - changing young women’s lives in Pakistan

    UN Women teamed up with Serena Hotels and hosted a match day to show how football is a powerful tool for social inclusion, gender equality and youth empowerment. Young women and girls from Pakistan’s National... More

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    Youth's Voice

    Let's us listen to young boys and girls to express their thoughts and opinions for developing gender equality in their homes and communities. UPDATE! - Diana from GEC Singapore, a group that promotes gender equitable expressions of culture... More

  • Riding for Women's Rights

    Covering over 350 km. by bicycle on an adventurous 12-day route, the Ride for Rights team is a group of roughly 25 women, of all ages, who have embarked on this challenge in order to support and raise awareness... More

  • Picturing gender equality in Viet Nam through comics and cartoons

    “My cartoon portrays inequality in the working environment, where gender is never an official criteria but it secretly has influence over chances of recruitment and promotion”, said Ms. Nguyen Vu Xuan Lan, the first prize winner of the “Comic and Cartoon Contest: Gender Equality... More

  • Family Violence Law takes a historical step forward

    Almost one in four married Chinese women have experienced domestic violence, many women victims of domestic violence choose to remain silent...data on violence against children, it is also difficult to determine the scale of... More

Interactive Annual Report

This Annual Report captures some of the work which we undertook in the Asia-Pacific region, in collaboration with governments, the UN system, development partners and civil society actors. It is an interactive report through which you will have access to our reports, advocacy tools and publications. We invite you to use these materials!... More

Giant Step for Humankind

UN Women welcomes the passage of the Protection of Women against Violence Bill 2015 by the Punjab Assembly on 24 February 2016. The introduction of this bill, which is arguably among the strongest pieces of legislation to ... more

Community of Change Makers

An online Interactive Platform for key stakeholders including judges, prosecutors, court personnel, civil society organisations, advocates and scholars... More

Gender Equality is more than a GOAL

Gender Equality, it self is more than a GOAL. It is the precondition for ending poverty, building peaceful society and achieving sustainable development... more