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Safe Street and Bike safety | UN Women Timor-Leste

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

Our voices | Pride in the Humanitarian System Consultation

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

Safe & Fair Programme: Introduction

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.

Ring the Bell for Gender Equality | Thailand

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

Why gender equality matters in business? Lars Svensson IKEA SEA

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

Why gender equality matters in business? Pita Limjaroenrat Grab Thailand

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

Together for Peace: Respect, Safety and Dignity for All

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:...

Safe City, Jakarta | Bahasa Indonesia

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

Preventing Violent Extremism | Empowered Women, Peaceful Communities

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:...

I will move forward

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...

Manu says NO to violence

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.

Giấc mơ của tôi - Công lý cho người bị bạo lực tình dục

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...

In my dream – justice for dating violence survivors

Thursday, February 25, 2016

The video highlights gender stereotypes and social norms surrounding sexual violence cases held by justice providers and gender-blind justice systems. These are underlying causes in access to justice for women survivors of sexual violence. As opposed to commonly held rape myth that sexual violence cases occur in public spaces using force by strangers, studies conducted by the UN in Viet Nam found out otherwise. In that, 86% of the sexual violence cases involved suspects who were known to the...

Free from fear: Quezon becomes a safe city for women and girls

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

With more than 3 million inhabitants, Quezon City is one of the most populous of the 16 cities and 1 municipality that make up Metropolitan Manila. It also has one of the largest percentages of urban poverty and most informal settler families. Sexual harassment is prevalent in all kinds of public spaces, but even more so in the neighbourhoods like Payatas, which has high levels of poverty, unemployment, drug use and trafficking, and robberies or street snatchings. To confront this reality,...

Nepal Earthquake 2015: Women Respond

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Women's groups in Nepal speak about the impact of the 2015 earthquake, and reveal what daily challenges women face as they overcome the post-disaster period.

Engaging men and boys as allies to end Violence against women

Friday, August 28, 2015

From 1-3 July 2015, Partners for Prevention (P4P) organized a training workshop in Hanoi, Viet Nam for government partners and political and social organizations, NGOs working on gender equality in Vietnam to share understanding on the roles of men and boys in primary prevention of VAWG and develop concrete plans for the involvement of men and boys in primary intervention of VAWG. Partners for Prevention is a UNDP, UNFPA, UN Women and UNV regional joint programme for the prevention of violence...

Women and climate change in Bangladesh

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

No More Silence

Friday, June 26, 2015

To mark Orange Day in June 2015, the Lao Ministry of Educations and Sports (MoES) with support from UN Women produced a video clip, or public service announcement, to call for public attention on the need to break the silence about the issue of violence inflicted to women and girls in the country. The video entitled ‘No More Silence’ features Mr. Lyton Bouapao, Deputy Minister of MoES; Ms Bouaphan Ratthida, Head of the Sub-Commission for the Advancement of Women at MoES and Andrea Nyberg, UN...

Solomon Islands : Uprooting Violence against women

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

He's a violent criminal. He was sentenced to life imprisonment. Sadly his crime is not unusual - at least one in every three women and girls will experience physical or sexual violence during their lifetime. Changing the mindset of the perpetrators is one of the biggest challenges. From the Solomon Islands a story of change - but will it last?

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