- Gender equality and women’s empowerment (24)
- Ending violence against women and girls (19)
- Human rights (6)
- Economic empowerment (6)
- Peace and security (5)
- Leadership and political participation (2)
- Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) (2)
- Communications and media (2)
- Safe Cities and Safe Public Spaces (2)
- Access to justice post-conflict (1)
- Executive Director (1)
- Show more Hide
Monday, February 22, 2021
Whether it is in our homes; communities; sports; places of work, learning, or worship - gender-based violence is always unacceptable - anywhere it occurs and in any form it takes.
Friday, June 5, 2020
For immediate release, Bangkok (4 June 2020) – The annual United Nations Responsible Business and Human Rights Forum will this year be held online, June 9 – 12. Where: Online When: June 9 – 12 Time: Event begins at 10.00 am (Bangkok time, GMT+7) Webcast: Journalists are invited to register and view the event on our dedicated platform The Responsible Business and Human Rights Forum brings together representatives from government, business, workers organisations and...
Monday, March 2, 2020
2020 is a pivotal year for advancing gender equality worldwide as the global community takes stock of the progress made for women’s rights. Despite some progress being made in the 25 years since the adoption of the landmark Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, real change remains agonizingly slow for the majority of women and girls in the Asia-Pacific region and beyond. Today, not a single country can claim to have achieved gender equality.
Friday, February 28, 2020
[Updated] Over the course of two weeks in early March, stock exchanges across Asia, in partnership with the joint European Union-UN Women programme, WeEmpowerAsia, will hold a series of “Ring the Bell for Gender Equality” events in a symbolic gesture to mark International Women’s Day (8 March).
Thursday, November 21, 2019
[Media advisory] Private sector leaders, social entrepreneurs, civil society along with European Union and UN officials will meet in Beijing to discuss the linkages between gender equality and corporate social responsibility, along with the business case for women’s economic empowerment.
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
[Media Advisory] The Asia-Pacific Ministerial Conference on the Beijing+25 Review, organized by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and UN Women Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, will provide a platform for more than 500 government and civil society representatives to come together to explore policy options and strategies, including innovative approaches, towards realizing gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls.
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Private sector leaders, social entrepreneurs along with European Union and UN officials will meet in Bangkok to discuss the business case for gender equality and women’s economic empowerment at a panel hosted as part of the ASEAN Women CEOs Summit.
Tuesday, September 3, 2019
[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.
Friday, March 1, 2019
Innovation and technology present both unprecedented opportunities and challenges. While they can be leveraged to drive positive changes and accelerate the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the process of technological automation makes women particularly vulnerable and could lead to greater gender inequality in the labour market as well as exacerbate trends of gender digital divide. In commemoration of International...
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Media representatives are invited to an important event to launch the annual 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence (25 November – 10 December), commemorated by the United Nations under the umbrella of the Secretary-General’s campaign UNiTE to End Violence against Women. This year’s theme is “#HearMeToo: End Violence against Women and Girls”, reflecting on the unprecedented global and regional mobilization behind #MeToo and other movements that are...