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WeEmpowerAsia on Hanoi TV, Viet Nam

Monday, October 26, 2020

On October 20, 2020, the European Union-funded programme WeEmpowerAsia of UN Women was featured on Hanoi TV during a session entitled “The capital and the world: The UN Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs) Initiative“. Guests of the programme included Nguyen Thi Tuyet Minh, Chairwoman of the Viet Nam Women Entrepreneur Council (VWEC) and VietWen, as well as Elisa Fernandez Saenz Head of Office of UN Women Viet Nam.

UN Women WEPs Awards (European Union)

Friday, October 23, 2020

Congratulations! 🎉 Shortlisted candidates for the UN Women 2020 Asia-Pacific WEPs Awards are finally announced today. Guided by the Women’s Empowerment Principles (#WEPs), outstanding leaders and companies in advancing gender equality from China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, and Viet Nam were selected. 📢 “These Awards are an opportunity to showcase corporate action on gender equality. Your actions speak louder than words,” stressed Hilde Hardeman.

UN Women WEPs Awards (VWEC & AWEN)

Thursday, October 22, 2020

WeEmpowerAsia, funded by and in partnership with the European Union, encourage and value the efforts of individuals and businesses that promote gender-inclusive business cultures and the achievement of gender equality through the UN Women 2020 Asia-Pacific WEPs Awards. 📢 “The WEPs is an opportunity to support companies to deliver the same opportunities for men and women on job contribution and promotion for the sustainability of each country,” said Nguyen Thi Tuyet Minh.

UN Women WEPs Awards (Philwen)

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

WeEmpowerAsia, funded by and in partnership with the European Union, encourage and value the efforts of individuals and businesses that promote gender-inclusive business cultures and the achievement of gender equality through the UN Women 2020 Asia-Pacific WEPs Awards.📢 “The time is right for change. Empowering women will lead to empowered businesses,” said Aurora Geotina-Garcia, Chairperson of the Philippine Women’s Economic Network (Philwen). Guided by the Women’s Empowerment Principles.

UN Women WEPs Awards (Kenan Foundation Asia)

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Through the UN Women 2020 Asia-Pacific WEPs Awards, WeEmpowerAsia, funded by and in partnership with the European Union, encourage, value, and recognize the efforts of individuals and businesses that promote gender-inclusive business cultures and the achievement of gender equality. Numerous outstanding candidates from China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, and Viet Nam have submitted their applications, and we are excited to announce the shortlist soon.

#SecondChanceIndia | Anju Salvi

Monday, October 12, 2020

In 2018, UN Women initiated the development of a Second Chance Education and Vocational Learning (SCE) programme that would provide marginalized women who have lost out on education with pathways to employment through a tailored learn-to-earn approach. Despite the increasing investments in access to quality education and specifically girls’ education, half a billion women are still illiterate worldwide. Anju Salvi is our SCE on-ground educator.

3 Women Talk on Equality in the Workplace

Monday, October 5, 2020

What are the challenges faced by women in the workplace? What do they say to encourage private sectors to contribute to women empowerment? Watch UN Women Indonesia's newest collaboration video with Kumparan.com: "3 Women Talk on Equality in the Workplace." If your organization is committed to gender equality, then it’s time that you’re acknowledged for it! Apply for the UN Women 2020 Asia-Pacific WEPs Awards today! www.asiapacificwepsawards.org Organised by WeEmpowerAsia.

Women's meaningful participation contributes to lasting peace | Indonesia

Monday, October 5, 2020

Hear from Indonesian women peacekeepers in Lebanon about their inspiring work & role of women in peacekeeping.

What is WeEmpowerAsia?

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

WeEmpowerAsia, a UN Women programme funded by and in partnership with the European Union, aims to catalyze action for gender equality and women’s full and equal participation in the economy whilst creating a more gender-inclusive trade ecosystem between Asia and Europe. The program is active in 7 countries of Asia, namely China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Viet Nam and Thailand. Learn more about WeEmpowerAsia: http://weempowerasia.org.

Asia -Pacific Virtual Expert Group Meeting - Day 2

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Asia-Pacific Virtual Expert Group Meeting: Implementing Beijing+25 Commitments in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic - Day 2 (16 September 2020)

Asia-Pacific Virtual Expert Group Meeting - Day 1

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Asia-Pacific Virtual Expert Group Meeting: Implementing Beijing+25 Commitments in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic- Day 1 (15 September 2020)

Influencing the Finance for Development process during COVID-19

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

To ensure that women and girls are not left behind in the fiscal response to the COVID-19 pandemic, influencing the Financing for the Development process is a key priority for UN Women. In short, UN Women is working towards bringing gender equality and the financing for development agendas together. With the roll-out of global, national, and regional socio-economic-packages to mitigate impacts of the pandemic.

"Equality Means Business" Forum highlights video

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Twenty-one business leaders in Viet Nam joining the "Equality Means Business" forum on August 18, 2020 co-hosted by WeEmpowerAsia Viet Nam have signed the CEO Statement of Support for the Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs) as they charted the next steps to achieve gender equality. On the day of the signing, there were 3,358 WEPs signatories worldwide, of which 67 were in Viet Nam including the 21 new signatories that had signed on at the event.

Celebrating Women Entrepreneurs in Asia and Europe

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has underscored the critical role of collaboration in creating gender-inclusive ecosystems where women can emerge and thrive. As the European Union, UN Women and its partners Bopinc and The DO School highlight their commitment to helping more women entrepreneurs on the occasion of the World Entrepreneurs Day this year, two initiatives should be recognised for their remarkable progress in providing the space and tools these women need.

UN Women Fiji MCO 10th Anniv Pacific Feminist Dialogue Series – 1

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

For our first dialogue in the series, join Imrana Jalal – Chair, World Bank Inspection Panel, and Noelene Nabulivou – Political Adviser, DIVA for Equality Fiji and moderator, Sandra Bernklau – UN Women Fiji MCO Representative, in a feminist discussion on COVID-19: A feminist analysis of the post COVID-19 future for Pacific women and girls. The pandemic has disproportionately impacted women and girls through decreased economic livelihoods and increased violence.

UN Women 2020 WEPs Awards Promo

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

If your organization is committed to gender equality, then it’s time that you’re acknowledged for it! Apply for the UN Women 2020 Asia-Pacific WEPs Awards today! www.asiapacificwepsawards.org Organised by WeEmpowerAsia, a UN Women programme funded by and in partnership with the European Union. #WeEmpowerAsia #WEPsAwards #WEPs10

Digital technology opens a window for rural women in Qinghai [1]

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

UN Women programme beneficiaries learned to use digital technologies to promote their products. See more: https://asiapacific.unwomen.org/en/news-and-events/stories/2020/09/digital-technology-opens-a-window-for-rural-women-in-qinghai

Digital technology opens a window for rural women in Qinghai [2]

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

UN Women programme beneficiaries learned to use digital technologies to promote their products. See more: https://asiapacific.unwomen.org/en/news-and-events/stories/2020/09/digital-technology-opens-a-window-for-rural-women-in-qinghai

WEPs Awards – Philippines Live Info Session 1

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

WeEmpowerAsia Philippines hosts its first information session on the UN Women Asia-Pacific WEPs Awards. Apply by September 25! For more: www.asiapacificwepsawards.org Organised by WeEmpowerAsia, a UN Women programme funded by and in partnership with the European Union. #WeEmpowerAsia #WEPsAwards #WEPs10

Every Day is Women’s Day – Rohingya Women Speak Up

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Three years since the massive Rohingya influx began in August 2017, today there are over a million Rohingya in need of humanitarian assistance in Cox’s Bazar, and over half of them are women and girls. Since the outbreak of COVID-19, reports have shown increases in all types of violence against women and girls. This is the Shadow Pandemic growing amidst the COVID-19 crisis and we need a collective effort to stop it. Today we are sharing the voices and demands of Rohingya women and girls.

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