Tuesday, January 14, 2020
#GenerationEquality | Some of the members of the #Beijing25 Global Youth Taskforce from #AsiaPacific attended the recent Ministerial Conference in Bangkok. Here's what they told us! Read more about them here: http://unwo.men/Wfbz30q4wQ5 Supported by #Norway 🇳🇴
Monday, December 23, 2019
"A tribute to those fighting for Women's Right" An opening session and panel discussion recorded from FCCT, Bangkok Thailand. Friday, 13 December 2019 | 0900-1200 hrs.
Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Featuring Sia Kukaewkasem, Emma Thomas, and Cindy Bishop; moderated by Melissa Alvarado. The "Kist with a Fist" was organized by Dragonfly Bangkok to empower women as an agent of change for stereotypes, inequality, and violence against women. See more at https://dragonfly360.co
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Market vendors are predominantly women, and marketplaces offer important venues to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment. In targeting women market vendors in marketplaces in Fiji, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu, the Markets for Change (M4C) Project - a UN Women Project in partnership with UNDP - will contribute to the broader Pacific Women’s Economic Empowerment (WEE) result of secure, productive and sustainable work opportunities for women. Markets for Change is supported by the...
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Public Service Announcement (PSA) “Active bystander” is produced with the objective to encourage young people especially young men, to take action on ending violence against women. The piece follows a positive bystander approach that increases individual intervention in situations where individuals do not offer help when other people are present. The PSA counts with the participation on it of the most famous Muaythai boxer Buakaw Banchamek. PSA has been produced in Thailand by UN Women with the...
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Kalpana Viswanath is Co-Founder and CEO of SafetiPin, a social enterprise based in India that uses data and technology to support cities in their endeavour to become safer, more inclusive and smarter. Since 2013, Safetipin has worked with more than 30 cities in India and other developing countries, collecting public space data and working with governments to use that data for better planning and maintenance of cities. Earlier, Kalpana headed Jagori, a leading NGO working on women’s rights. She...
Monday, November 26, 2018
Every 1 out of 3 Indonesian women has experienced violence at least once in her lifetime, regardless of their level of education, social status or age. Victims are often driven into silence because they are blamed and their testimonies are put in doubt. To commemorate this year's 16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence, Indonesian influencers delivering a strong message to end violence against women and girls. In the video, the influencers emphasize the importance for everyone to...
Monday, September 10, 2018
Safe Street is for everyone. We all have the right to be safe in public space without fear of violence. Let's respect others like you would do to yourself in public space. #TdT2018 #TourDeTimor Video by UN Women Timor-Leste, UNICEF Timor-Leste, UNFPA Timor Leste and Telkomcel
Friday, July 13, 2018
The regional consultation on LGBTIQ rights and humanitarian response bringing together LGBTIQ CSOs and humanitarian actors organized by UN Women Asia and the Pacific, International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF), ASEAN SOGIE Caucus, Asia Pacific Transgender Network (APTN), APCOM and Edge Effect. ::See more:: Photos:...
Friday, June 22, 2018
Stay tuned! @cindysirinya's #donttellmehowtodress exhibition is launching upcoming Monday! supported by @UN_Women @SayNO_UNiTE Find out more 👉http://unwo.men/68kz30kB2wx
Monday, June 18, 2018
Safe&Fair: Realizing women migrant workers' rights and opportunities in the ASEAN region. The time is now to realize the rights and opportunities of women migrant workers in #ASEAN. Join our #EDD18 Facebook livestream discussion with H.E. Suikkari-Kleven, Finnish Ambassador to Thailand, and experts from UN Women and ILO, on 6 June at 3 pm (BKK time) to find out more: http://bit.ly/FBSafe-Fair #SpotlightEndViolence #SafeAndFair.
Friday, April 6, 2018
A collaboration between the Stock Exchange of Thailand, the Embassy of Sweden and UN Women Asia and the Pacific to advance gender equality in businesses. See more: http://asiapacific.unwomen.org/en/news-and-events/events/2018/02/ring-the-bell-for-gender-equality-2018
Friday, April 6, 2018
Why does #genderequality matter in business? Here's the answer from Mr. Lars Svensson, Sustainability and Communications Director at IKEA Southeast Asia. #IWD2018 Music: "Reach for Success" by Scott Holmes http://www.scottholmesmusic.com
Friday, April 6, 2018
Why does #genderequality matter in business? Here's the answer from Pita Limjaroenrat, Executive Director at Grab (Thailand). #IWD2018 Music: "Reach for Success" by Scott Holmes http://www.scottholmesmusic.com
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Together for Peace: Respect, Safety and Dignity for All”, brought together 8,000 people to celebrate women’s empowerment and peaceful communities in Madura, Indonesia. Led by Indonesian President Joko Widodo with the support of UN Women, the Wahid Foundation and the Government of Japan, the festival commemorated the International Day of Peace 2017. Read more:...
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
The PSA produced by UN Women in partnership with Transjakarta Bus (Government Owned Bus Rapid Transit) about how to prevent harassment in public transportation. The video will be displayed in 3 Transjakarta Buses for a month, starting from the beginning of 16 days of activism. See in English: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RS9rmEMGvJU
Thursday, December 7, 2017
Women and girls are differentially affected by violent extremism. They are often the first victims of violent extremist groups, experiencing horrific violations of their rights. Women are also impacted by counterterrorism policies, which can curtail their rights and impact their quality of life. Increasingly, they are themselves being recruited, forcibly or willingly, to these groups -– and are also playing a role in recruiting other men and women. See more:...
Thursday, December 22, 2016
The 7.8-magnitude earthquake that hit Nepal on 25 April, 2015 killed 9,000 people, including the four-year old daughter of a young mother Kalpana Shrestha in Sindupalchowk district. Severely traumatized after losing her daughter, Kalpana suffered severe depression for nine months until she met a psychosocial counsellor from a UN Women supported multi-purpose women’s centre in Chautara of Sindupalchowk district. Thanks to the counselling and support she received at the centre, Kalpana is a...
Friday, July 1, 2016
The Samoa Rugby Union and World Rugby partnered with UN Women to dedicate their international match with Tonga to ending violence against women. Rugby, and sport in general, provides a powerful platform in the Pacific for raising awareness on violence against women, and promoting changes in behaviour and attitudes. Here, Manu Samoa players share their message to Samoa and the Pacific.
Thursday, February 25, 2016
Đoạn phim ngắn này chỉ ra những định kiến giới và quan niệm xã hội xung quanh các vụ việc về bạo lực tình dục. Những vụ việc này thường được giải quyết bởi những nhà chức trách trong hệ thống pháp lý thiếu sự nhạy cảm về giới. Đây là một trong những lý do ngăn cản nạn nhân của bạo lực tình dục tới việc tiếp cận công lý. Trái với những quan niệm thông thường về việc bạo lực tình dụcchỉ do người lạ gây ra ở những nơi công cộng; một nghiên cứu gần đây của Liên Hợp Quốc tại Việt Nam đã chỉ ra...