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Girls and young women gain ground in male dominated fields

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

20-year-old Kalaichelvi Kanagalingam could no longer afford her tuition fees in Kilinochichi, the Northern Sri Lanka, and received valuable training with the help of a UN Women Fund for Gender Equality-supported programme... More

Around the world, women and men of all ages “orange their hoods” to end violence

Monday, December 15, 2014

From flash mobs to bicycle races, street marches to art exhibits, and even illuminating landmarks and buildings in orange light, people around the world banded together during the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence by “oranging their neighbourhoods.” More

“It’s important for youth to be involved at the high level” – Tahere Si’isi’ialafia, Samoa

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Tahere Si’isi’ialafia, a 24-year-old Baha’i youth from Samoa is a board member of the Pacific Youth Council who is taking part in the Third International SIDS Conference in her native Samoa. She speaks to UN Women about the importance of involving youth in such high-level fora. More

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