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We Are Ready: Women's political participation in the Pacific

Thursday, September 18, 2014

This film is an overview of the unique history of three Pacific Island countries, Samoa, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu, and briefly investigates the ways in which women's political participation is being promoted in each country. To find out more about UN Women's work in the Pacific please visit: visit here: http://bit.ly/THbWaZ Or visit us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/unwomenpacific.

Learning to Lead in Timor-Leste: Adriana Araujo Lopes’ story

Monday, September 15, 2014

Adriana Araujo Lopes is the leader of a women’s group in Timor-Leste. Their primary concern is agriculture and their children’s education. Through UN Women Timor-Leste and their partner organization, the Asia-Pacific Support Collective Timor-Leste (APSCTL), Adriana has been able to coordinate training on care and community concerns with her women’s group. The video is produced by UN Women Timor-Leste.

Learning to Lead in Timor-Leste: Three women share their stories of change

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Veronica Casimira is a farmer and a member of her village council in Timor-Leste. After suffering violence at the hands of militia groups, Veronica gained support and educational training services from UN Women and their local NGO partners, Fokupers and the Asia-Pacific Support Collective Timor-Leste (APSCTL), building her confidence and leadership skills in conflict resolution and gender related concerns. Rosalina Moniz is a women’s group leader in Timor-Leste. After her husband left her to...

Empowering the Women of Timor-Leste: Peacebuilding in practice

Monday, September 1, 2014

Since the UN Security Council passed resolution 1325 on women, peace and security there has been a worldwide call for women and girls to be protected from gender based violence, and their voices to be brought to the forefront in discussions concerning peacebuilding and conflict resolution. Working closely with local partners, UN Women Timor-Leste has risen to this challenge by providing women with training programmes on leadership, conflict resolution, and agriculture, as well as social and...

Aung San Suu Kyi: Advocate for the rights of women and girls

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

One of the world's most renowned human rights activists, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi has dedicated much of her life to bringing democracy, dignity and human rights to Myanmar's citizens. She is a founding member and current Chairperson of the National League for Democracy, and was elected to parliament in 2012. She spent decades under house arrest, before being freed in 2010. She was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1991 for her non-violent struggle for democracy and human rights, and has received more...

Thailand: Domestic Violence

Monday, July 21, 2014

Domestic violence is a tragic feature of millions of women's lives. But in Thailand, new efforts are underway to better protect women from violence at the hands of their partners by training police cadets in investigating domestic violence. Produced by UNTV for UN Women, this piece follows one young woman cadet as she gets her first close-up look at a case of abuse.

#BroThatsNotOk

Friday, June 13, 2014

Violence against women is no laughing matter. UN Women, in support of the UNiTE Campaign to End Violence against Women, is reaching out to young men and boys in Asia to raise awareness and fight against acceptability and tolerance of violence against women. The message is simple: When it comes to violence against women, there is no grey zone. BRO, IT'S NEVER OK. Developed by Saatchi&Saatchi Thailand. Find out more about the campaign at: http://unwomen-asiapacific.org/brothatsnotok

UN Women Fiji International Women's Day 2014

Friday, April 4, 2014

UN Women Fiji reached out to school children to teach them the theme of International Women's Day 2014: Equality for women is progress for all.

UN Women Executive Director Visits Long Bien Market

Thursday, April 3, 2014

During a three-day visit to Viet Nam in late March 2014, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka visited Hanoi's Long Bien night market to engage migrant workers on ending violence against women and girls. The evening featured a dialogue with s mall group of men and women migrant workers, who shared their experiences and daily challenges with the Executive Director. It culminated with a performance and games segment featuring information on migrants' rights, gender quality and sharing...

UN Women Executive Director speaks with Vietnamese high schoolers about gender-based violence

Monday, March 31, 2014

During her three-day visit to Viet Nam in late March 2014, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka visited the historic 105-year-old Chu Van An High School to speak about ending gender-based violence. Ms. Mlambo-Ngcuka urged the roughly 450 students who engaged in the 90-minute dialogue to know their rights, as well as where to find assistance if they are subjected to or witness violence against women and girls. See more at: http://bit.ly/1ghuy53

Preventing Gender-Based Violence: Pacific Regional Ending Violence against Women Facility Fund

Monday, February 10, 2014

The very high proportion of women and children in the Pacific who face violence during their lives has prompted many Pacific island organisations to look at ways to prevent this violence. UN Women Fiji Multi-Country Office, through its Pacific Regional Ending Violence against Women Facility Fund project, supports these efforts to prevent gender-based violence. Through a regional workshop, participants examined the importance of data collection in the prevention process, in order to measure the...

Learning Exchange: Pacific Regional Ending Violence Against Women Facility Fund

Monday, February 10, 2014

UN Women Fiji Multi Country Office convened a regional workshop to bring together those programs supported through the Pacific Regional Ending Violence against Women Facility Fund project to share their experiences, successes and challenges. The forum provided an opportunity to share experiences regarding project monitoring reflect on how actions at the community level are making a difference to the lives of survivors of violence against women across the Pacific. The Pacific Regional Ending...

Thailand - Losing ground

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

For many of the world's indigenous people, loss of their traditional lands threatens their very survival, and their cultures could simply disappear. In Thailand, indigenous women have joined the fight for justice -- and for the future of their people. UNTV's 21st Century news magazine tells their story in this feature video produced for UN Women.

Empowerment of Women Migrant Workers in Nepal - Nepali

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Sustaining the Gains of Foreign Labour Migration through Protection of Migrant Workers' Rights' produced by Interface Nepal with the support of UN Women and the European Commission.

Empowerment of Women Migrant Workers in Nepal - English

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Sustaining the Gains of Foreign Labour Migration through Protection of Migrant Workers' Rights' produced by Interface Nepal with the support of UN Women and the European Commission.

Bangkok Mass Transit Authority PSA on Ending Violence against Women (Thai)

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

This Public Service Announcement, created by the UN Women Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific and Plan B media company, is being broadcast on 350 air-conditioned buses in Bangkok, Thailand from 23 November through the 16 Days of Activism which ends on 10 December.

Bangkok Mass Transit Authority PSA on Ending Violence against Women (English)

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

This Public Service Announcement, created by the UN Women Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific and Plan B media company, is being broadcast on 350 air-conditioned buses in Bangkok, Thailand from 23 November through the 16 Days of Activism which ends on 10 December.

UN Multi-Country Study on Men and Violence

Friday, November 8, 2013

A new video on the study of unprecedented UN survey of 10,000 men conducted by Partners for Prevention, UN Development Programme (UNDP), UN Population Fund (UNFPA), UN Women and UN Volunteers regional joint programme reveals why some men use violence against women in Asia and the Pacific, and how we can prevent it. Download the full report at http://goo.gl/zsjIZi

One World -- Women Lawyers' Summit in Hong Kong 2013: Ending Human Trafficking Conference

Friday, November 1, 2013

On 1 November 2013, Roberta Clarke, Regional Director of UN Women Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific and Representative in Thailand gives her statement to the One World -- Women Lawyers' Summit in Hong Kong 2013: Ending Human Trafficking Conference. Visit: http://goo.gl/TIwLqy

Claiming Their Space

Monday, October 14, 2013

India's Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Act (MGNREGA) programme - which guarantees at least 100 days of employment a year for adult members of rural households willing to do unskilled manual work for the minimum wage of 120 Indian rupees (USD 2.00) per day - provides decent work for rural women. The result is a growing population of empowered women. UN Women provides technical support to the popular public works programme and, through its Fund for Gender Equality, has supported the...

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