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International Women’s Day 2019: Think equal, build smart, innovate for change

Monday, January 21, 2019

The theme for International Women’s Day 2019, which will take place on 8 March, is “Think equal, build smart, innovate for change”. The theme will focus on innovative ways in which we can advance gender equality and the empowerment of women, particularly in the areas of social protection systems, access to public services and sustainable infrastructure. The achievement...

UN Women Executive Director to visit China

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka will visit China from 12-15 December. During her visit, the Executive Director will meet with government authorities, the All-China Women's Federation, UN country team representatives, media and private sector members. Present in China since 1998, UN Women works in partnership with the governments, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), donors, communities and networks to advance gender equality, in line with China’s commitment...

Announcer: UN Women Executive Director on her first official visit to Bangladesh

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

UN Women Executive Director, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, begins today her first official visit to Bangladesh. During her visit, the Executive Director will be meeting with key government and civil society partners as well as international development actors both in Dhaka, and in Cox’s Bazar, where the Rohingya Refugee response is taking place. Women in Bangladesh have made important strides in development in recent decades. The country has made impressive gains on a number of development...

Announcer: International Women's Day 2018

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

The theme for International Women’s Day, 8 March, is “ Time is Now: Rural and urban activists transforming women’s lives ”. This year, International Women’s Day comes on the heels of unprecedented global movement for women’s rights, equality and justice. Sexual harassment, violence and discrimination against women has captured...

Women Transform: Celebrating Women Making a Difference

Thursday, March 31, 2016

The National Institution for Transforming India (NITI Aayog), MyGov India, India’s first of its kind participatory governance initiative, and the United Nations in India have launched an online contest to crowdsource stories from across India that celebrate the indomitable spirit of women who have made a difference – ‘Women Transforming India’. The campaign was launched on International Women’s Day 2016 and is inviting stories of women breaking new ground,...

Dame Commander of the British Empire, Professor Henrietta L. Moore

Friday, January 8, 2016

UN Women Regional Office for Asia Pacific is delighted to announce that feminist theorist, Professor Henrietta L. Moore, was made Dame Commander of the British Empire in the 2016 New Year Honours for services to social sciences. Professor Moore has been honoured in recognition of her contribution to the Social Sciences, and her services to business, policy and the arts. The Honours List notes her extensive empirical work...

Apply for civil society Steering Committee and speaking roles: 8-9 April UN General Assembly Hearings

Monday, March 2, 2015

At the request of the Office of the President of the General Assembly, the co-facilitators of the Third International Conference on Financing for Development (FfD3), and the UN DESA Financing for Development Office (FFDO), UN-NGLS is conducting an open, transparent and participatory process to identify civil...

Call for Expression of Interest to Partner with UNHCR India in 2015 to Protect and Support Refugees

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

UNHCR is inviting Calls for Expression of Interest (EOI) from existing or prospective partners that wish to participate in UNHCR’s operation in 2015 and contribute complementary resources (human resources, knowledge, funds, in-kind contributions) to support refugees and asylum seekers in India rebuild their lives through a community based approach. Deadline: 14 September 2014.

UN Women and the European Union to host ‘Inspiring Change’ conference on 10 March in New Delhi

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

To mark International Women’s Day, UN Women and Delegation of the European Union to India are jointly hosting the ‘Inspiring Change: Equality for All’, a one-day conference at the India Habitat Centre, New Delhi on 10th March.

UN Trust Fund calls for proposals to eliminate violence against women

Friday, December 6, 2013

The United Nations Trust Fund is accepting applications in support of actions to eliminate violence against women. The Fund invites proposals from civil society organizations and networks.

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