WeEmpowerAsia

WeEmpowerAsia launches a new programme to foster women’s economic participation in the care industry. Find out more about the 'Care Accelerator' at http://careaccelerator.seedstars.com
The UN Women-Kenan Foundation Asia collaboration aims to support corporations in Thailand to integrate gender equality into the way of doing business through the Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs). Learn more >
What are business leaders saying in support of the Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs)? Learn more >
Congratulations to the winners of the UN Women 2020 Asia-Pacific WEPs Awards! Learn more Learn more >
WeEmpowerAsia is bringing up-to-date analysis and information on how and why women’s economic empowerment matters in the COVID-19 response. Learn more >
WeEmpowerAsia, a UN Women programme funded by and in partnership with the European Union, is working to increase the number of women who lead and participate in business in China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand and Viet Nam. It's purpose to promote inclusive and sustainable growth and build more gender-sensitive trade and supply chains between European and Asian markets. Learn more >
Sign the Women's Empowerment Principles Today! The Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs) are a set of 7 Principles offering guidance to business on how to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment in the workplace, marketplace and community. Learn more >

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June 2, 2021 | Press release

New report urges for collective action to unleash the benefits of implementing the Women’s Empowerment Principles in ASEAN



June 1, 2021 | Press release

“Let us commit to action”: UN regional leaders call for concrete steps to integrate human rights standards into business practice



May 31, 2021 | Press release

UN Women’s 2021 Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs) Awards competition opens



April 23, 2021 | Blog

UN Women launches new programme to foster women’s economic participation in the care industry



March 30, 2021 | Our impact

China’s companies giving more opportunities to women



March 25, 2021 | Our impact

‘WeRise’ together with Indonesia’s female entrepreneurs



March 10, 2021 | Featured story

This is what leadership looks like: Meet Jittirat Tantasirin, creating opportunities for women in the automotive industry in Thailand



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