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#BringBackOurGirls: A joint op-ed on the abduction of more than 200 school girls in Nigeria

Monday, May 12, 2014

A joint op-ed by Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director of UN Women, and Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of the UN Population Fund. More

Sahel Conference says women's full participation essential to conflict resolution and economic recovery

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Among the key recommendations made to boost efforts towards peace, security and development in the Sahel region, Conference attendees emphasized the need to ensure that women have at least 30 per cent representation in decision-making and politics. More

“One Woman” song to be released on International Women’s Day – the Countdown begins today!

Friday, February 22, 2013

The first song from the UN system will be launched on 8 March. Starting today, the countdown begins, with behind-the-scenes videos chronicling the song’s year-long production at http://song.unwomen.org. This musical celebration of women worldwide features more than 20 artists from across the globe. More

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka from South Africa appointed as new UN Women Executive Director

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Today UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced the appointment of Ms. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka from South Africa as the new Executive Director of UN Women. More

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