To mark the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, UN Women is launching a new campaign, “Generation Equality—Realizing women’s rights and an equal future”. The campaign demands equal pay, equal sharing of unpaid care and domestic work, an end to sexual harassment and all forms of violence against women and girls, health-care services that respond to their needs, and their equal participation in political life and decision-making in all areas of life.... Et aussi
Fast Retailing, parent of the Japanese global apparel retailer UNIQLO and UN Women Sign Global Partnership to Empower Female Workers in Apparel Industry. Et aussi
Together with Chulalongkorn University, three more universities-Thammasat (10 September), Webster University in Thailand (11 September) and Mahidol University (13 September)-partnered with UN Women to launch the HeForShe University Tour. Et aussi
Whether it’s the role of women in the workplace or that of men in the home, shifting attitudes in Timor-Leste can support conflict prevention in several ways, according to local organization Belun. The group, founded in 2004, has been working with UN Women since 2017 Et aussi
Victims of domestic violence and other sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) require specially trained counsellors and support services to recover from the violence. Et aussi
A cross-agency training on gender in communications brought together UN staff from 13 agencies in Nepal last month. The two-day session provided the 25 participants with a range of tools and skills to develop gender-responsive communication materials in their respective lines of work. Et aussi
The UN Secretary-General’s UNiTE to End Violence against Women campaign will mark the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, from 25 November to 10 December, under the theme, “Orange the World: Generation Equality Stands against Rape”. Join us in galvanizing actions around the world to take a stand against sexual violence in all contexts and spark a global conversation about what it will take to prevent and end rape.
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Regional Director, Mohammad Naciri
Mohammad NACIRI has been recently appointed as the Regional Director of UN Women for Asia and the Pacific and Representative in Thailand. From 2015 to 2018, he was the Regional Director of UN Women in the Arab States. From 2012 to 2015, Mohammad Naciri was the Deputy Regional Director for UN Women in the Arab States. Mohammad has extensive experience in the region and in gender and development issues. Read more
Tackling this Climate Crisis is going to require all of us. Women and marginalized communities are a fountain of solutions and knowledge when it comes to fighting climate change.
The next edition of UN Women’s flagship report, Progress of the World’s Women, will be launched on 25 June 2019. The report theme, “Families in a changing world”, explores how laws, policies, and public action can support families in ways that enable women’s rights to resources, bodily integrity, and voice... Read more
Without gender equality, our collective ambition for sustainable development will falter, not just for women, but for everyone. At UN Women, we support and create spaces for women and men around the region who are determined to realize a different future– one where all women, without exception, are able to realize their rights and full potential... Read more