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UN Women
Dec 16, 2017

UN Women addresses allegations of sexual misconduct
UN Women has received allegations of sexual misconduct involving one of its staff members. The case is currently under investigation. We recognize the seriousness with which such a case should be treated.

UN Women
Dec 15, 2017

Migrant women?—?stories you should know and tell
People have been on the move since the beginning of civilization. The world as we know evolved as the first of our species migrated out of Africa.

UN Women
Dec 15, 2017

Joint statement for International Migrants Day, 18 December, by the Chair of the Committee on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of their Families, the Chair of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, and UN Women
On International Migrants Day, we call for the development of a gender-responsive global compact for safe, orderly and regular migration that promotes and protects the human rights of all migrants, and especially women and girls.

UN Women
Dec 14, 2017

UN Women offers mentorship for aspiring young women leaders
UN Women under the Young Women and Leadership Project (YWLP) implemented in partnership with FOWODE, teaches girls about issues of gender equality and the equal roles men and women have to play towards achieving peace and development.

UN Women
Dec 14, 2017

In Bosnia and Herzegovina, youth harness the power of tech to combat violence against women and girls
A 48-hour Hackathon in Sarajevo brought gender and tech experts together with youth from all around the country to generate new tech solutions to combat violence against women and girls.

UN Women
Dec 13, 2017

UN Women Deputy Executive Director Lakshmi Puri among top diplomats to receive the Power of One award
Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations and Deputy Executive Director of UN Women, Lakshmi Puri was among top six diplomats and luminaries to receive the inaugural Diwali 'Power of One' award at an award ceremony held at the UN Headquarters on 11 December.

UN Women
Dec 12, 2017

Coverage: UN Women Executive Director inaugurates programme office in Bahrain during the 16 Days of Activism
During the 16 Days of Activism, Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka undertook her first visit to the Kingdom of Bahrain.

UN Women
Dec 12, 2017

Acceptance remarks by UN Women Deputy Executive Director for the ‘Power of One' Award from the Diwali Foundation USA
I do believe in the ‘Power of One'', in each of us being a lamp to illuminate and transform the world through the power of ideas and knowledge, advocacy and movement building, setting of global standards and values to realize the ideals of the United Nations and the Perfect World we all dream of, want and deserve. The ‘Power of One'' is about not giving-up ever.

UN Women
Dec 12, 2017

Press release: UN Initiative to boost resilience of women and youth in the Sahel through climate-smart agriculture launched at One Planet Summit
A new United Nations initiative, aimed at building the resilience of a million women and youth in the Sahel to climate impacts through smart agriculture, was launched today at the One Planet Summit. The launch coincides with a gathering of world leaders in the French capital to mark the anniversary of the landmark Paris Climate Change Agreement.

UN Women
Dec 11, 2017

Powering up women's income in the Ivory Coast through climate-smart shea butter production
By investing in the shea sector, the UN Women-Government of Côte d'Ivoire programme has provided a climate-smart solution to reducing deforestation, while bolstering rural women''s economic empowerment.

UN Women
Dec 11, 2017

Powering up women's income in Côte d'Ivoire through climate-smart shea butter production
By investing in the shea sector, the UN Women-Government of Côte d'Ivoire programme has provided a climate-smart solution to reducing deforestation, while bolstering rural women''s economic empowerment.

UN Women
Dec 10, 2017

Executive Director's blog series: Sexual violence in conflict
Part 15 in a 16-part blog series by UN Women Executive Director, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka on the occasion of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence campaign.

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