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The Responsible Business and Human Rights Forum brings together representatives from government, business, workers organisations and the international community for wide-ranging discussions on maximising the positive contribution of business to human rights and developmental goals in Asia.
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[Media Advisory] Media representatives are invited to attend the HeForShe University Tour: Bringing Gender Equality To Your Campus! event on 9 September at Chulalongkorn University.
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The Asia-Pacific Commemoration of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women will be held at the Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok from 13:30 – 16:30 on 27 November 2017. At the heart of this year’s International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women theme, “Leave No One Behind – End Violence against Women”, is the imperative to support those who are particularly vulnerable. In this...
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The 2016 theme for International Women’s Day is “Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step It Up for Gender Equality.” The UN will observe the day by building momentum for the effective implementation of Gender Equality principles and targets of the Sustainable Development Goals. The Regional Commemoration of International Women’s Day will be organized by the Asia-Pacific UN RCM Thematic Working Group on Gender...
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The Asia-Pacific Commemoration of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women will be held at the UN Conference Centre in Bangkok from 15:30-17:30 on 25 November 2015. This year marks the five-year anniversary of the Asia-Pacific regional launch of the UN Secretary-General's UNiTE to End Violence Against Women Campaign. The event will feature HRH Princess Bajarakitiyabha, UN Women Thailand Goodwill Ambassador, who will deliver a keynote address...
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The World YWCA (Young Women’s Christian Association);UN Women; Belize’s Special Envoy for Women and Children, Mrs. Kim Simplis Barrow; and the YWCA of Thailand will host a media roundtable on gender equality and women’s empowerment, on Friday, 16 October, in Bangkok, Thailand. The roundtable will take place...
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In many countries across Asia and the Pacific, women media professionals have increased their number in the newsrooms, but they still represent only 3 out of 10 news staff and often earn less than their male counterparts, while struggling to reach decision-making positions. These are some of the findings in “Inside the News: Challenges and Aspirations of Women Journalists in Asia and the...
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Launch of flagship UN Women Report: Progress of the World’s Women 2015-2016: Transforming Economies, Realizing Rights on Tuesday 28 April, 2015. Registration at 9.30 AM. at Conference commences at 10 AM and concludes at 11 AM. United Nations Building, Rajadamnoen Nok Avenue. 12/F Block A, Bangkok Thailand in the Meeting Rooms A and B...
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UN Women and the International Muaythai Federations are joining forces in a new partnership to that will work with young people around the world to promote gender equality, challenge harmful ideas of masculinities and end violence against women.