UN WOMEN ASIA PACIFIC NEWSLETTER | January–March 2018
UN Women is the UN organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women. A global champion for women and girls, UN Women was established to accelerate progress on meeting their needs worldwide. UN Women Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, operating in 32 countries in the region, focuses on ensuring gender equality and a rights-based approach towards ending violence against women, preventing violent extremism, women's economic empowerment, gender in humanitarian action, and an HIV/AIDS response that can unlock progress across the board.
In this edition
- Events and activities around Asia-Pacific to celebrate the International Women's Day 2018
- UN Women Executive Director visits Bangladesh
- "Transforming Gender Social Norms Through Comedy" - Japanese internet sensation stars at Tokyo event showcasing a new approach to promoting peace
- and much more...