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UN Women Timor-Leste Quarterly Newsletter | October - December 2018

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

As the world faces pushback on gender equality and women’s fundamental rights, in 2018 Timor-Leste achieved record numbers of women’s representation in the National Parliament (40 per cent). The private sector also made great strides to demonstrate its commitment to gender equality, with the Women’s Business Association establishing their Strategic Plan for the years ahead and companies such as Kmanek and Telkomcel adopting the Women’s Empowerment... More

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

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

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!”, the 16 Days of Activism was a rallying moment to bring... More

UN Women Timor-Leste Quarterly Newsletter | September 2018

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Highlights of UN Women Timor-Leste’s programming and progress related to gender equality and women’s empowerment in the country from July to September 2018. More

UN Women Timor-Leste Quarterly Newsletter | April 2018

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Highlights of UN Women Timor-Leste’s programming and progress related to gender equality and women’s empowerment in the country from April to July 2018. Language: English and Tetun More

UN WOMEN ASIA PACIFIC NEWSLETTER | January–March 2018

Friday, April 27, 2018

In this edition (*) Events and activities around Asia-Pacific to celebrate the International Women's Day 2018 (*) UN Women Executive Director visits Bangladesh (*) "Transforming Gender Social Norms Through Comedy" - Japanese internet sensation stars at Tokyo event showcasing a new approach to promoting peace (*) and much more...... More

UN WOMEN TIMOR-LESTE Quarterly Newsletter | April 2018

Friday, April 20, 2018

As 2018 begins, we see a momentum building across the world and in Timor-Leste, with great potential for lasting change. We see communities mobilizing across countries and generations, from rural to urban spaces, taking action on the streets and through social media. As we commemorate the progress made, we must also remember that women, with diverse backgrounds, abilities, and identities, have crossed many barriers to enjoying their rights. We must keep the stories of these women and this... More

Timor-Leste Newsletter | October 2017

Monday, October 30, 2017

Highlights of UN Women Timor-Leste’s programming and progress related to gender equality and women’s empowerment in the country from April to August 2017. More

UN Women Asia Pacific Newsletter | July - September 2017

Thursday, October 19, 2017

UN Women Asia Pacific Quarterly Newsletter covers the works of UN Women Offices in Asia-Pacific. This issue presents; ● Comedy and Comics—Creative Approaches Break New Ground in the Battle Against Violent Extremism ● Women in rural Cambodia cultivate their way out of vulnerability ● ASEAN high-level policy dialogue on women migrant workers in the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) ● UN Women Pioneering for Gender-sensitive Infographics in Asia and the Pacific and more; including... More

GENDER EQUALITY UPDATE No. 11

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

The Government of Nepal has taken key strides to show its political commitment to climate change and disaster risk reduction. The Government developed its National Strategy on Disaster Risk Management (2009) in line with the Hyogo Framework for Action 2005-2015. The National Strategy has outlined national level priorities and strategies in the broader areas of disaster risk management with key focus on building a disaster resilient Nepal. The... More

United Nations Pakistan - Magazine 2/2017

Monday, May 29, 2017

The second issue of the United Nations Pakistan magazine for 2017 focuses on women’s empowerment. Following International Women’s Day 2017, celebrated across the globe and in Pakistan, we bring you features touching upon the transformative role of women in society, the paramount importance of providing them with equal rights and the UN’s progress in facilitating this, through initiatives such as the gripping anti-violence #Beatme campaign to end domestic abuse... More

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