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UN Women to address gender-based violence in the aftermath of the earthquake in Nepal

04 May 2015

In the wake of the devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal on 25 April, which according to Government reports has caused more than 5,000 deaths and left more than 10,000 people injured, a flash appeal was issued by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in collaboration with the Office of the Humanitarian Coordinator and partners. More

Publication Announcement: Like a bird with broken wings

06 December 2013

Afghanistan has been in conflict for over thirty years, during which Afghans have experienced and witnessed unspeakable violence and upheaval. Enforced disappearance, summary execution, torture, rape, indiscriminate bombardment and wanton destruction have been a daily reality for the people of Afghanistan for decades. More

Bangkok buses move towards safer commuting

27 November 2013

Through training for transit staff, public service videos and pamphlets, the Bangkok Mass Transit Authority aims to crack down on sexual harassment on city buses. More

UN Women condemns attack on girl in Pakistan

10 October 2012

Statement by Michelle Bachelet, Executive Director, UN Women More

Media Advisory: Like a bird with broken wings

Afghanistan has been in conflict for over thirty years, during which Afghans have experienced and witnessed unspeakable violence and upheaval. Enforced disappearance, summary execution, torture, rape, indiscriminate bombardment and wanton destruction have been a daily reality for the people of Afghanistan for decades. More

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