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In Focus: Beijing+30 in Asia Pacific
The 30th anniversary of Beijing is a chance to renew commitments and mobilize support towards gender equality and SDGs. Check this space for updates on the #Beijing30 ... Learn more
Storytelling training inspires Afghan women to believe in themselves
Firoza’s story is among the more than 100 first-person accounts written by participants in UN Women Afghanistan’s human impact storytelling training ... Learn more
Young Thai winners of video contest join UN Women in advocating for gender equality
Among the 32 winners, three – Apichaya Pothong, Kanachai Seengram, and Rapinpa Rasmidatta – were selected to participate in the programme with UN Women ... Learn more
Woman market vendor from Papua New Guinea makes waves at CSW 68
“I was confident to speak. I know that was the opportunity for me as a woman leader to be the voice representing other women market vendors in PNG. I also [asked] donors and stakeholders to support ..." says Serah Maim Nalie ... Learn more
Take Five: “I hope the Beijing+30 review will enhance the perspective of women and girls with disabilities”
Laxmi Nepal spoke to UN Women about her participation in the upcoming national and regional review (Beijing+30) of the implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action. Learn more
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UN Women Asia-Pacific relaunches blog to empower youth voices for gender equality in commemoration of the Beijing Declaration's 30th anniversary

Young advocates interested in contributing to the Beijing+30 Asia-Pacific Youth Blog are encouraged to review the submission guidelines and send their entries to [ Click to reveal ] ... more

International financial institutions advancing gender equality in Bangladesh

The International Women's Day 2024 theme is "Invest in Women: Accelerate Progress." Three chiefs of missions from international finance institutions in Bangladesh shared their views on the importance of investing in women to speed up sustainable development ... more

Symposium in China discusses how to increase investment in women

a symposium on Invest in Women: Accelerate Progress, was jointly organized in Beijing by UN Women China, Global Development Promotion Center of China’s International Development Cooperation Agency, and the Center for China and Globalization ... more

Eun Mee Kim, National Goodwill Ambassador for the Republic of Korea

UN Women Announces Renowned Development Expert Eun Mee Kim as National Goodwill Ambassador for the Republic of Korea. Kim has been a trailblazer in the field of international development studies, dedicating her research efforts to advancing gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls. During her tenure as a professor at various prestigious institutions, including the University of Southern California, Brown University, Harvard University. more in English | 한국어

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Photo: UN Women Sri Lanka/Ruvin De Silva

Devi Dismika Dayanjali, 33, is an entrepreneur from Kesbawa, a suburb in Colombo, Sri Lanka. UN Women’s project ‘Empowering Women in Crisis’ funded by the Government of Japan provides humanitarian assistance for women most affected by Sri Lanka’s socioeconomic crisis. Read more


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Summary of Submission Process on Afghanistan’s Future

The summary of the multiple tracks of consultations and dialogues with a range of Afghan women to ensure their voices and policy perspectives on the future of Afghanistan ... Read more