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WEPs Signatories Get Together to Learn about Gender

Thursday, August 6, 2020

Beijing, China – Seventy-six Chinese and European stakeholders attending a virtual event hosted by UN Women have made clear that businesses have a powerful role to play to make gender equality a reality. The UN Women China-hosted webinar. Screenshot: UN Women/Wang Jinyi Now in its second edition, the webinar training of China’s Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs) network on July 15 brought together advocates, business leaders and representatives of the private and...

Surviving in the market space

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

How has COVID 19 impacted Pacific women and girls? As some Pacific island nations reverse COVID 19-related restrictions, states are beginning to shift their focus on rejuvenating their economies.

WeEmpowerAsia ‘Gender Equality Means Good Business’ Forum

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

The ‘Gender Equality Means Good Business’ Forum brings together representatives of Viet Nam’s private companies and European businesses based-locally for a signing ceremony of the Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs).

New Data on Women’s Experiences and Men’s Perpetration of Violence Inform Approaches to Prevent Family Violence in South Tarawa, Kiribati

Monday, August 3, 2020

For the first time ever, prevalence data is available on men’s use of violence, alongside women’s experience of violence in Kiribati. This data and its key findings are from the ‘South Tarawa Healthy Living Study: An Impact Evaluation of the Strengthening Peaceful Villages (SPV) Violence Prevention Intervention in Kiribati’ which collected data related to community attitudes and behaviours on violence against women and girls in South Tarawa.

UN Women and World Design Organization team up to develop innovative, human-centric design solutions to prevent violence against women and girls

Monday, August 3, 2020

UN Women in Asia and the Pacific and World Design Organization (WDO)® have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to work together to identify design solutions to support the prevention of violence against women and girls (VAWG). The collaboration between the two organizations aims to address this violence through the lens of design to identify human-centric, solution-based initiatives that will contribute to achieving multiple development outcomes including better health, education, civic participation and gender equality.

Advocates in Timor-Leste bring up marginalized voices trough the EU-UN spotlight initiative

Thursday, July 30, 2020

Despite the progress made towards LGBTI rights in Timor-Leste, discrimination is still extremely high against people from the LGBTI community in family, societal and institutional settings. In addressing it, civil society organizations (CSO) and human rights activists persistently advocate to ensure LGBTI persons are not left behind.

UN Women, NCSW launch Young Women in Pakistan: Status Report 2020

Monday, July 27, 2020

“Empowering young women is key to Pakistan’s sustainable social and economic development," said Usman Dar, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on Youth Affairs, while addressing at the virtual launch of Young Women in Pakistan: Status Report 2020 as the chief guest here on Monday.

Pacific Conference of Churches & Pacific Partnership strengthen efforts to address violence against women and girls across the Pacific

Friday, July 24, 2020

For immediate release [Joint press release] Pacific Conference of Churches & Pacific Partnership strengthen efforts to address violence against women and girls across the Pacific. Photo: UN Women & Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat. Friday 24 July 2020 (Suva, Fiji) – The Pacific Conference of Churches (PCC) and the Pacific Partnership to End Violence Against Women and Girls (Pacific Partnership) reaffirmed their existing partnership and commitment to gender equality and...

India’s companies making big waves in the fashion industry

Friday, July 24, 2020

More than 70 companies passionate about gender equality and eager to make more sustainable and women-benefiting fashion in India came together for a webinar hosted by UN Women as part of the Industry Disruptor Challenge.

Selected Participants of MyGov COVID-19 Shri Shakti Challenge - Ideation Stage

Thursday, July 23, 2020

In order to support and promote women entrepreneurs, women led startups and solutions by entrepreneurs impacting a large number of women, MyGov in collaboration with UN Women launched the COVID-19 Shri Shakti challenge on 13th April 2020. The challenge is supported by WeEmpowerAsiaProgramme funded by EU.

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