This year’s campaign we are calling upon all networks to step up and support different prevention strategies to stop violence from occurring in the first place. more
A UN Climate Change Conference (COP 28) side event streaming live from COP28 Finland Pavilion, Dubai.
Live schedule: 3 December 2023 | 09:00 - 09:45 AM, Dubai time-zone
At COP 28 and throughout its programming, UN Women Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific works to integrate gender equality and a Leave No One Behind approach into the design, funding, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of policies and programmes on climate change mitigation and adaptation. more
3 December 2023 | WATCH the live stream [here]
4 December 2023 | Register/join the event [here]
On 31 October 2023, humanitarian, development, and human rights organizations around the world will commemorate the 23rd anniversary of Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security. But what is it? And how is it relevant to the multiple crises impacting millions of women and girls in Myanmar? ... more in | English | မြန်မာ
Military officials and diplomats from around the world gather in the Republic of Korea to support women’s participation in peace operations
The event brought together high and middle ranking military officials, diplomats, and UN staff, affirming the critical importance of the women, peace, and security agenda and promotion of gender equality in UN peacekeeping operations ... more
A recent visit of the UN country team to Khulna and Barisal divisions in south-central Bangladesh has explored the challenges women face in the areas and highlighted the necessity to advance efforts in addressing gender inequality and women's empowerment ... more
Wednesday, 22 November 2023 | UN WOMEN EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR SIMA BAHOUS
Friday, 13 October 2023 | UN Women Statement
27 SEPTEMBER 2023 | UN WOMEN EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR SIMA BAHOUS
A global champion for gender equality.
[English with subtitles] As the United Nations entity dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women, UN Women was established to accelerate progress in meeting their needs worldwide.
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Alia El-Yassir was appointed as the new Regional Director for UN Women Asia and the Pacific as well as UN Women Representative to the Kingdom of Thailand in September 2023. Previously, she served as UN Women Regional Director for Europe and Central Asia and UN Women Representative to the Republic of Türkiye (2018-2023).
She has been working on gender equality and women’s empowerment within the United Nations system since the Fourth World Conference ... Full bio
This infographic gives an overview of UN Women and its partners' response to the earthquake's impact on women and girls in Herat province in Western Afghanistan ... Read more
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A huge percentage of women in Bangladesh are a victim of domestic violence. Many of them never disclose their stories and seek help. Domestic violence has made women more vulnerable. Other abuses such as sexual violence and abuse are rapidly increasing in greater numbers across Bangladesh.
[Bahasa Indonesia with English subtitle] Every 1 out of 3 Indonesian women experienced violence at least once in their lifetime. Indonesian influencers delivered a strong message to end violence against women and girls.
Featuring: Chelsea Islan, Dea Dalila, Dion Wiyoko, Eva Celia, Ferry Salim, Audrey Tapiheru, Cantika Abigail, Gamaliel Tapiheru, Lukman Sardi, Marsha Timothy, Nadine Chandrawinata, Prisia Nasution, Anindyo Baskoro (Nino), Astono Handoko (Asta), Rayi Putra Rahardjo (Rayi), Regina Poetiray Geisha, Reza Rahardian, Tasya Kamila, Tatjana Saphira, and Velove Vexia.
[Hindi with sub-title] Nazariya (Perspective) deconstructs perspectives and perceptions of women’s experiences of sexual harassment at the workplace, laying a strong emphasis on the “impact” on women, regardless of the “intent” of the behaviour and actions.