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Empowered Women, Peaceful Communities: R Ketheeswaran

Monday, September 20, 2021

'Empowered Women, Peaceful Communities’ is a project implemented by UN Women with support from the Government of Japan. The project empowers women to strengthen peacebuilding processes and enhance social cohesion in Sri Lanka.

Empowered Women, Peaceful Communities: Piyadaas Gokulachelvi

Monday, September 20, 2021

'Empowered Women, Peaceful Communities’ is a project implemented by UN Women with support from the Government of Japan. The project empowers women to strengthen peacebuilding processes and enhance social cohesion in Sri Lanka.

Empowered Women, Peaceful Communities: Balakrishnan Meenakshi

Monday, September 20, 2021

'Empowered Women, Peaceful Communities’ is a project implemented by UN Women with support from the Government of Japan. The project empowers women to strengthen peacebuilding processes and enhance social cohesion in Sri Lanka.

Do more, for her and for the family

Friday, September 17, 2021

UN Women China office together with IKEA China launched the theme video and exhibition “Do more, for her and for the family” yesterday in Beijing. The project aims not only to demonstrate the value of unpaid care work but also calls for a more positive social norm for the equitable distribution between all genders. How long do you normally spend doing domestic chores or taking care of your loved ones? Watch the video, share the care, let change happen.

Sarah’s Story: Improving essential services for survivors of violence against women and girls

Thursday, September 9, 2021

[English audio with multiple-languages caption (CC)] Despite an extensive commitment by women’s organizations, governments, and other partners, many women and girls subjected to various forms of violence still lack access to essential services. This lack of access to such services by women and girls means that they continue to suffer from the physical and mental impacts of violence. To improve the quality of and access to essential multi-sectorial services UN Women has partnered with four UN...

COVID-19 and Violence against Women | UN Women Indonesia

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

[English subtitle] The #COVID19 pandemic forces us to stay at home, but home is not always safe for women and girls. In the video, Velove Vexia sends an important message on what we can do to help survivors to get the support they need.

Online Gender-Based Violence | UN Women Indonesia

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

With an increase in Internet use during #COVID19, women and girls have become targets of online violence more than ever.‬ ‪In the video, UN Women Indonesia and Indonesian National Commission for Violence against Women share ways you can help if someone you know is experiencing/has experienced this.‬‬‬

Prioritizing Mental Health during COVID-19 | UN Women Indonesia

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Movement restrictions, increased workloads, the anxiety of uncertainty, aren’t always easy. Remember that you are not alone. Prioritizing mental health is important during these challenging times. #RecoverBetterTogether #COVID19

Mohammad Naciri on The Heat by CGTN America

Friday, September 3, 2021

UN Women Asia Pacific Regional Director, Mohammad Naciri was on CGTN America’s “The Heat” on 1 Sep to discuss the situation on women and girls in Afghanistan. The live interview was globally broadcasted during the prime evening time in the Northern American continent and AM in Asia. @cgtnamerica, #Afghanistan

Highlights: Asia-Pacific Generation Equality Dialogue: Youth Activism Acceleration, Day 3

Friday, August 20, 2021

Youth Activism Acceleration - Over the course of three days, youth activists from across the region gathered to learn and exchange experiences on principles of feminist leadership and activism, and good practices for promoting safe and inclusive spaces. Youth got the opportunity to network and strengthen their advocacy capacities relating to their preferred areas of activism as well as learned how to influence policy-making and legislation.

Highlights: Asia-Pacific Generation Equality Dialogue: Youth Activism Acceleration, Day 2

Thursday, August 19, 2021

Youth Activism Acceleration - Over the course of three days, youth activists from across the region gathered to learn and exchange experiences on principles of feminist leadership and activism, and good practices for promoting safe and inclusive spaces. Youth got the opportunity to network and strengthen their advocacy capacities relating to their preferred areas of activism as well as learned how to influence policy-making and legislation.

Highlights: Asia-Pacific Generation Equality Dialogue: Technology and Innovation for Gender Equality

Thursday, August 19, 2021

Connected with actors and discussed how we can close the gender digital divide and support women's participation in technology and innovation. We came together and addressed how we could collectively build pathways for women and girls' advancement in technology and lead in changing behaviors and addressing stereotypes. Together, we ensured that women and girls in all their diversity have equal opportunities to safely and meaningfully access, use, lead, and design technology with freedom of...

Full video: Asia-Pacific Generation Equality Dialogue: Technology and Innovation for Gender Equality

Thursday, August 19, 2021

Connected with actors and discussed how we can close the gender digital divide and support women's participation in technology and innovation. We came together and addressed how we could collectively build pathways for women and girls' advancement in technology and lead in changing behaviors and addressing stereotypes. Together, we ensured that women and girls in all their diversity have equal opportunities to safely and meaningfully access, use, lead, and design technology with freedom of...

Full video: Asia-Pacific Generation Equality Dialogue: Youth Activism Acceleration, Day 3

Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Youth Activism Acceleration - Over the course of three days, youth activists from across the region gathered to learn and exchange experiences on principles of feminist leadership and activism, and good practices for promoting safe and inclusive spaces. Youth got the opportunity to network and strengthen their advocacy capacities relating to their preferred areas of activism as well as learned how to influence policy-making and legislation.

Full video: Asia-Pacific Generation Equality Dialogue: Youth Activism Acceleration, Day 2

Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Youth Activism Acceleration - Over the course of three days, youth activists from across the region gathered to learn and exchange experiences on principles of feminist leadership and activism, and good practices for promoting safe and inclusive spaces. Youth got the opportunity to network and strengthen their advocacy capacities relating to their preferred areas of activism as well as learned how to influence policy-making and legislation.

Full video: Asia-Pacific Generation Equality Dialogue: Youth Activism Acceleration, Day 1

Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Youth Activism Acceleration - Over the course of three days, youth activists from across the region gathered to learn and exchange experiences on principles of feminist leadership and activism, and good practices for promoting safe and inclusive spaces. Youth got the opportunity to network and strengthen their advocacy capacities relating to their preferred areas of activism as well as learned how to influence policy-making and legislation.

Addressing the needs of LGBTIQ+ people in times of disasters and conflicts

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Before, during and after disasters and conflicts, people with diverse sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, and sex characteristics (aka LGBTIQ+ people) experience discrimination, violence and exclusion. This WorldPride 2021, we honour the work of civil society organizations in Asia and the Pacific who are working with UN Women to advance LGBTIQ+ inclusion in the humanitarian and disaster risk reduction systems. ‘The Only Way is Up: Monitoring and Encouraging Diverse SOGIESC...

A Letter to My Future Self

Thursday, August 12, 2021

Shaping a gender-equal future starts with you. Let’s act on our vision for women’s rights in the workplace by signing the Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs) or talk to your CEO about committing to change. Learn more about the WEPs at https://www.asiapacificwepsawards.org/ #WEPsAwards #WeEmpowerAsia #EuropeanUnion

Asia-Pacific WEPs Awards 2021 Malaysia Information Session (July 30)

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Applications for the 2021 Asia-Pacific WEPs Awards are now closed. Thank you to those who’ve shown interest in the Awards and/or applied for it, showcasing your efforts for gender equality and making your actions visible! Want to know more about the Awards? Watch the Live Information Session for Malaysia WEPs Awards, held on July 30th, to learn all about the 2021 process. 🏆 Applications were accepted in the following categories: - Leadership Commitment - Gender-inclusive Workplace -...

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