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Thursday, June 6, 2019
As we begin 2019, we enter a year of commemoration and celebration. Timor-Leste has successfully developed as a nation in the 20 years since its historic Referendum for independence in August 1999. The county continues to demonstrate its commitment to democracy and human rights, including the rights of women. In 2019, the Timor-Leste Government will submit its review of progress against the Beijing Platform for Action in the 25 years since women's rights.
Tuesday, June 4, 2019
The Government of Nepal is committed to ensure that all provincial and local governments are fully functional, sustainable, inclusive and accountable to their citizens in the new federalist state structure. As more than 40 per cent of the elected representatives at the local government level, women now have an unprecedented opportunity to advance gender equality and social inclusion.
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...
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...
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.
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
Thursday, September 27, 2018
UN Women is the UN organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women. A global champion for women and girls, UN Women was established to accelerate progress on meeting their needs worldwide. UN Women Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, operating in 32 countries in the region, focuses on ensuring gender equality and a rights-based approach towards ending violence against women, preventing violent extremism, women's economic empowerment, gender in humanitarian action,...
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......
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...
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.