UN Women – United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women

UN Women – United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women

Asia and the Pacific

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Generation Equality

To mark the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, UN Women is launching a new campaign, “Generation Equality—Realizing women’s rights and an equal future”. The campaign demands equal pay, equal sharing of unpaid care and domestic work, an end to sexual harassment and all forms of violence against women and girls, health-care services that respond to their needs, and their equal participation in political life and decision-making in all areas of life.... More

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Orange the World: Generation Equality Stands against Rape

The UN Secretary-General’s UNiTE to End Violence against Women campaign will mark the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, from 25 November to 10 December, under the theme, “Orange the World: Generation Equality Stands against Rape”. Join us in galvanizing actions around the world to take a stand against sexual violence in all contexts and spark a global conversation about what it will take to prevent and end rape.

Regional Director, Mohammad Naciri
Regional Director, Mohammad Naciri 

Mohammad NACIRI has been recently appointed as the Regional Director of UN Women for Asia and the Pacific and Representative in Thailand. From 2015 to 2018, he was the Regional Director of UN Women in the Arab States. From 2012 to 2015, Mohammad Naciri was the Deputy Regional Director for UN Women in the Arab States. Mohammad has extensive experience in the region and in gender and development issues. Read more

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Climate action and women's leadership

Tackling this Climate Crisis is going to require all of us. Women and marginalized communities are a fountain of solutions and knowledge when it comes to fighting climate change.

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Progress of the World’s Women 2019

The next edition of UN Women’s flagship report, Progress of the World’s Women, will be launched on 25 June 2019. The report theme, “Families in a changing world”, explores how laws, policies, and public action can support families in ways that enable women’s rights to resources, bodily integrity, and voice... Read more

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UN Women Asia and the Pacific Annual Report 2017-2018

UN Women Asia and the Pacific Annual Report 2017-2018

Without gender equality, our collective ambition for sustainable development will falter, not just for women, but for everyone. At UN Women, we support and create spaces for women and men around the region who are determined to realize a different future– one where all women, without exception, are able to realize their rights and full potential... Read more