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UN Women launches a new project on ending violence against women

Monday, April 16, 2018

A new three-year project funded by the European Union in Kyrgyzstan to end violence against women and girls in #Kyrgyzstan was launched on 10 April, 2018. With a budget of over EUR 800,000, the project will be implemented by UN Women in a partnership with NGOs HelpAge International and Agents of Change. The project will focus on four provinces in Kyrgyzstan: Issyk-Kul, Talas, Batken and Osh. В #Кыргызстане стартовал трехгодичный проект по искоренению насилия в отношении женщин и девочек,... More

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Wednesday, February 7, 2018

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HeForShe | IMPACT Summit 2017

Friday, January 19, 2018

These pioneering male champions are on their way to achieving gender equality by 2020. Watch their inspirational story here. More

Make the First Step: PSA from Georgia III

Thursday, January 4, 2018

This PSA was produced as part of the UN Women project "SHiEld -- Enhancing Prevention and Response to Domestic Violence in Georgia (funded by Sida) to promote the newly established domestic violence hotline. The project's communication campaign is reaching out to young people and men and boys, who play an important role in preventing violence against women and girls. To that end, UN Women in Georgia has actively partnered with the Georgian Rugby Union and the Georgian rugby players to promote... More

Make the First Step: PSA from Georgia II

Thursday, January 4, 2018

This PSA was produced as part of the UN Women project "SHiEld -- Enhancing Prevention and Response to Domestic Violence in Georgia (funded by Sida) to promote the newly established domestic violence hotline. The project's communication campaign is reaching out to young people and men and boys, who play an important role in preventing violence against women and girls. To that end, UN Women in Georgia has actively partnered with the Georgian Rugby Union and the Georgian rugby players to promote... More

Make the First Step: PSA from Georgia I

Thursday, January 4, 2018

This PSA was produced as part of the UN Women project "SHiEld -- Enhancing Prevention and Response to Domestic Violence in Georgia (funded by Sida) to promote the newly established domestic violence hotline. The project's communication campaign is reaching out to young people and men and boys, who play an important role in preventing violence against women and girls. To that end, UN Women in Georgia has actively partnered with the Georgian Rugby Union and the Georgian rugby players to promote... More

Music Video on Violence against Women by Salome Korkotashvili

Thursday, January 4, 2018

This music video was produced as part of the UN Women project "SHiEld -- Enhancing Prevention and Response to Domestic Violence in Georgia" (funded by Sida). The project is engaging young people in Georgia through sports, music, workshops and legal clinics. The music and lyrics for the video was composed by popular Georgian singer, Salome Korkotashvili. It is frequently aired on public broadcast channels to raise awareness about the issue and to promote the newly established domestic violence... More

PSA: Georgian Rugby Players Say NO to Violence against Women

Thursday, January 4, 2018

This PSA was produced as part of the UN Women project "SHiEld -- Enhancing Prevention and Response to Domestic Violence in Georgia (funded by Sida). The project's communication campaign emphasizes the importance of outreach to strategic groups, in particular men and boys who play the utmost role in ending violence against women and girls. To that end, in the framework of the SHiEld project, UN Women in Georgia has actively partnered with the Georgian Rugby Union and the Georgian rugby players to... More

Side by Side -- Women, Peace and Security

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Jointly developed by the Australian Government's Australian Civil-Military Centre and UN Women, "Side by Side -- Women, Peace and Security" explores how the international community has and can meet its commitments on women, peace and security. The 30-minute documentary features an introduction by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, as well as interviews with United Nations personnel, peacekeepers, mediators, humanitarian actors, policy makers and survivors of conflict. Read more:... More

UN Women: Putting the Women's Agenda as a Priority

Thursday, January 4, 2018

UN Women was created by the United Nations General Assembly in 2010 to accelerate progress on gender equality and the empowerment of women. Over the last two years, it has achieved results for women and girls everywhere by supporting efforts to end violence against them, bringing them to the centre of peacebuilding, advancing their political participation and leadership and increasing their economic empowerment. Additional photos and footage courtesy of: UN Photo UNTV UN Trust Fund to End... More

Make Change: Anoushka Shankar on the power of art

Thursday, January 4, 2018

On 8 March 2013 - International Women's Day 2013 - UN Women will release the song "One Woman." Two years in the making, the song was first performed in the United Nations General Assembly Hall when the agency was launched in 2011. The track features 25 singers and musicians recording in over 20 countries. Here, Anoushka Shankar speaks about the freedom that comes from art - and the ability to reach across boundaries and make change through music. For more information, please visit... More

Dream Big: Angelique Kidjo on her hopes for all girls

Thursday, January 4, 2018

On 8 March 2013 - International Women's Day 2013 - UN Women will release the song "One Woman." Two years in the making, the song was first performed in the United Nations General Assembly Hall when the agency was launched in 2011. The track features 25 singers and musicians recording in over 20 countries. Here, Angelique Kidjo speaks about her hopes for the next generation and the importance of perseverance. For more information, please visit http://song.unwomen.org. More

I Sing Along: Our artists on their favorite lyrics

Thursday, January 4, 2018

On 8 March 2013 - International Women's Day 2013 - UN Women will release the song "One Woman." Two years in the making, the song was first performed in the United Nations General Assembly Hall when the agency was launched in 2011. The track features 25 singers and musicians recording in over 20 countries. Here, several of them speak about their favorite lyrics. For more information, please visit http://song.unwomen.org. More

My (S)hero: Our artists on who inspires them

Thursday, January 4, 2018

On 8 March 2013 - International Women's Day 2013 - UN Women will release the song "One Woman." Two years in the making, the song was first performed in the United Nations General Assembly Hall when the agency was launched in 2011. The track features 25 singers and musicians recording in over 20 countries. Here, several of them speak about their personal (s)heroes. For more information, please visit http://song.unwomen.org. More

Women's Rights: Our artists on gender equality

Thursday, January 4, 2018

On 8 March 2013 - International Women's Day 2013 - UN Women will release the song "One Woman." Two years in the making, the song was first performed in the United Nations General Assembly Hall when the agency was launched in 2011. The track features 25 singers and musicians recording in over 20 countries. Here, several of them explain why they believe promoting women's rights is important. For more information, please visit http://song.unwomen.org. More

One Woman: A Song for UN Women

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Support women all over the world. Buy "One Woman" at http://song.unwomen.org. From China to Costa Rica, from Mali to Malaysia, acclaimed singers and musicians, women and men, have come together to spread a message of unity and solidarity: We are "One Woman". Launching on International Women's Day, 8 March 2013, the song is a rallying cry that inspires listeners to join the drive for women's rights and gender equality. "One Woman" was written for UN Women, the global champion for women and... More

One Woman: Making the song

Thursday, January 4, 2018

On 8 March 2013 - International Women's Day 2013 - UN Women will release the song "One Woman." Two years in the making, the song was first performed in the United Nations General Assembly Hall when the agency was launched in 2011. The track features 25 singers and musicians recording in over 20 countries. Here is the story behind the song. For more information, please visit http://song.unwomen.org. More

Gender Dividend - A Global Trend

Thursday, January 4, 2018

The Gender Dividend is a global trend. Do you know what the gender dividend is? Do you know why the gender dividend brings a win-win-win situation? Do you know how to get your gender dividend? This animation video tells you all. More

EmpowerWomen.org

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Launched on 23 September 2013 by UN Women and Canada, the Knowledge Gateway for Women's Economic Empowerment is an online "one-stop service" for resources, advocacy, innovation, partnerships and collaboration to advance women's economic empowerment. Our mission is to offer a user-friendly, demand-driven one-stop service community where you can find and share resources and tools for women's economic empowerment and connect with experts, peers, networks and potential partners. We aim to create a... More

UN Women - The Autocomplete Truth

Thursday, January 4, 2018

The 21st century has been hailed as the century of women. Yet a recent Google search shows just how much prejudice and discrimination towards women and gender equality persist. The Autocomplete Truth builds on the international viral success of the print/web "Autocomplete Truth" advertising campaign (http://bit.ly/19zW628) from UN Women, developed by Memac Ogilvy & Mather Dubai that first revealed the depth of that discrimination. The video argues that at this point in history, popular... More

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