Stories

13
results found
1 - 13 of 13 Results
Date:
The villagers of the Giay ethnic minority are often at the mercy of the weather, so UN Women is helping them avert losses in their main livelihoods of farming and raising chickens and fish. Quang Kim, a commune in Ta Trang village near the capital of Lao Cai province in northern Viet Nam, is often hit by flash floods and landslides during the storm season. “The income of my family depends much on planting rice and selling chicken and fish, but all were buried by the flood in October last year,” said Ho Thi Nhung, 38, who lives here with her husband and two sons.
Date:
UN Women Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific launched the UNiTE Song Contest to capture the spirit of the Secretary General’s UNiTE to End Violence against Women Campaign by inviting people to submit their own music video about ending violence against women. UN Women spoke with Sisters in...
Date:
UN Women Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific launched the UNiTE Song Contest to capture the spirit of the Secretary General’s UNiTE to End Violence against Women Campaign by inviting people to submit their own music video about ending violence against women. UN Women spoke with Ms Zolboo Dashmyagmar from the Forever Crew in Mongolia about the inspiration for their song for the UNiTE Song Contest...
Date:
During the 16 Days of Activism to end violence against women, university students in Ha Noi run numerous activities to raise awareness and encourage youth to join hands against gender-based violence.
Date:
Through training for transit staff, public service videos and pamphlets, the Bangkok Mass Transit Authority aims to crack down on sexual harassment on city buses.
Date:
Three new programmes of UN Women’s Fund for Gender Equality seek to give grass-roots women a more active role in government in Nigeria and Georgia and counter cultural arguments to CEDAW in Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia.
Date:
Papua New Guineans – near and far – donned orange on Friday to demonstrate support for safe public spaces and the elimination of violence for the global United Nations campaign ‘Orange Day’.
Date:
Bangladesh, as part of the Secretary-General’s UNiTE to End Violence against Women Campaign, eight groups of children and youth began efforts to engage their communities through a series of interactive theatre performances.
Date:
Srishti is a 20-year-old Delhi student who feels unsafe when she travels out of her house. “I have started carrying pepper spray to protect myself. My parents have become more protective, they want to know where I’m going, when I’ll be back and with who I’m hanging out with,” she says.
Date:

New Delhi - UN Women has launched an India-wide campaign to respond to violence against women that will culminate on 8 March – the International Women’s Day. The campaign, which is part of the UN Secretary General’s campaign to End Violence Agains Women, will encourage young people to discuss and speak out about violence.

Date:
Over a period of one year, the Must Bol social media campaign, led by Commutiny and supported by UN Women, has encouraged young men to examine violence in their lives and question social norms.
Date:
A unique campaign in New Delhi urges young men to prevent violence against women in India by using the social media.
Date:
The Bell Bajao ad campaign to prevent violence against women reaches 130 million people across India, through television, radio, print ads and community awareness programmes.