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UN Women Executive Director nominates player for SDG5 Dream Team

Thursday, August 17, 2017

The Global Goals World Cup, an all-women football tournament supported by the Government of Denmark, Eir Soccer, UNDP, UN Women, Save the Children, Women Deliver and the City of New York, will take place in New York on 19 September to raise awareness on the Sustainable Development Goals. UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka is nominating Dina Smailova, a well-known producer and survivor of sexual violence from Kazakhstan, for the SDG5 Dream Team that will play in the tournament. 25... More

Gender responsive budgeting best practices in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

This video showcases gender responsive budgeting best practices at the local level in three municipalities in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia: Bogovinje, Bitola and the City of Skopje. The stories are brought by local administration workers and people living in the municipalities. This video was produced as part of UN Women's regional project “Promoting Gender Responsive Polices in South-East Europe and the Republic of Moldova”, financially supported by the Swiss Agency for... More

ქართულ ენას სქესს არ ასხვავებს. რატომ ასხვავებ შენ?

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

ქართული ენა სქესს არ ასხვავებს, რატომ ასხვავებ შენ? – ეს არის გაეროს ქალთა ორგანიზაციის ახალი ვიდეორგოლის მთავარი გზავნილი, რომელიც გენდერული თანასწორობის ხელშეწყობასა და სპორტის დახმარებით ქალთა გაძლიერებას ეხმაურება. More

Vote for equal representation in Albania

Monday, June 5, 2017

Ten years ago, Albania had only nine women MPs. Gender quota were applied for the first time in the parliamentary elections of 2009 and the number of women MPs increased to 23. However, their representation was only 16%. Four years later, only two more women became part of the Parliament and 46.6% of voters were women and girls. Albania is still far from the European average of 29% women in parliament. Globally, it is ranked at 78th place. A woman in Parliament is one voice more for half of the... More

Никто не будет забыт

Monday, April 17, 2017

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The Invisible Women

Thursday, April 13, 2017

On the occasion of International Women's Day on 8th March 2017, UN Women Skopje office supported the performance “Invisible Women” by the feminist initiative “Fight Like a Woman” in the City Shopping Mall (GTC) in Skopje, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia . The initiative targeted issues pertinent to women’s economic empowerment and unpaid care work. Music: Drifting 2 by Audionautix License CC BY 4.0 / https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCht8qITGkBvXKsR1Byln-w More

What is Gender Responsive Budgeting

Thursday, March 2, 2017

This animated video explains gender responsive budgeting and how it is used to mainstream gender in governance planning and budgeting. The video has been produced in the framework of the UN Women Regional Project “Promoting Gender Responsive Policies in South East Europe and the Republic of Moldova, Phase II” (2013 -2016), financed by the Austrian Development Agency and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation. More

UN Women programme with refugee women in fYR Macedonia and Serbia

Friday, January 6, 2017

n 2016, UN Women and Oxfam supported partners in fYR Macedonia and Serbia to provide services to refugee women, including psychosocial support, advice on human rights and asylum, workshops, language classes as well as clothing and hygiene kits. More

Ending Violence against Women in Moldova

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

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Violence Against Women in Europe and Central Asia: Let’s Change the Story

Friday, December 30, 2016

UN Women, UNFPA, UNDP and UNICEF released this joint video for the 16 Days of Activism 2016. One in four women have experienced physical or sexual violence in our region. Ending violence against women starts with all of us, let’s change the story. More

Head of UN Agencies in Albania have a message for you

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

One in two women in Albania experience some form of violence. Heads of United Nations Agencies in Albania, appeal to men and women to engage massively and report violence and discrimination against women and girls. This is a call to join forces and engage if we want to achieve gender equality by 2030. More

Religious Youth against Gender Based and Domestic Violence

Friday, July 22, 2016

Religious communities in ‪Albania are an example of interfaith harmony for the world! In this video religious youth of four different communities call for a world free from violence against women and girls. This film is part of the UNiTE campaign in Albania implemented by UN Women, UNDP and UNFPA and it was prepared by Qendra 'Femijet Sot'. More

The Gender-responsive Budgeting work of UN Women in Turkey

Friday, April 29, 2016

The Gender-responsive Budgeting work of UN Women in Turkey under the UN Joint Programme for Promoting the Human Rights of Women made important contributions to improve gender equality policies and practices at the local level, among 11 pilot municipalities. These municipalities now have better plans and programs that takes into account gender equality and the empowerment of women. They have also allocated significantly more funding to the implementation of these plans. With the raised awareness... More

Don’t let yourself become one of them

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Women and girls fall victims of trafficking through many ways. Say NO to human trafficking and report trafficking cases in the free number 116 006 or download the application “Raporto Shpëto” https://goo.gl/4A3M9a. This video has been prepared by UN Women in Albania with the support of the Ministry of Interior in October 2015 during the anti-trafficking month to raise awareness on human trafficking. UN Women is working to prevent human trafficking by addressing the root causes and support the... More

16 Days of Activism closes in Istanbul

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

“How beautiful the world looks in orange!” exclaimed Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director of UN Women, at a ceremony that brought to a close the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence, whose ‘Orange the World’ initiative this year focused on preventing violence against women and girls. Held at Istanbul’s iconic Maiden Tower, the ceremony was hosted by the İstanbul Metropolitan Municipality and finalized with a water, light and laser show over the Bosphorus Strait and a strong... More

İstanbul turuncuya büründü

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Birleşmiş Milletler Kadın Birimi’nin (UN Women) dünya çapında desteklediği Kadına Yönelik Şiddetle Mücadele İçin 16 Günlük Aktivizm Kampanyası”nın İstanbul ayağına İstanbul Büyükşehir Belediye Başkanı Kadir Topbaş ve BM Kadın Birimi Avrupa ve Orta Asya Bölge Direktörü Ingibjorg Gisladottir, Kız Kulesi’nden start verdi. Kadınlara ve kız çocuklarına yönelik şiddeti sona erdirmek amacıyla kamuoyunda farkındalık yaratmayı hedefleyen ve 16 gün boyunca sürecek olan “Dünyayı Turuncuya Boya” hareketi... More

Istanbul goes Orange

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Against the backdrop of an orange-lit Istanbul, the city’s Mayor Kadir Topbas and UN Women Regional Director for Europe and Central Asia Ingibjorg Gisladottir called for an end to violence against women and girls at a ceremony to celebrate the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. Held at Istanbul’s iconic Maiden Tower in the Bosphorus, the ceremony kicked off the ‪#16Days of Activism. 27 landmarks across Istanbul turned orange in response to the worldwide call to... More

İstanbul turuncuya büründü

Friday, December 4, 2015

Birleşmiş Milletler Kadın Birimi’nin (UN Women) dünya çapında desteklediği Kadına Yönelik Şiddetle Mücadele İçin 16 Günlük Aktivizm Kampanyası”nın İstanbul ayağına İstanbul Büyükşehir Belediye Başkanı Kadir Topbaş ve BM Kadın Birimi Avrupa ve Orta Asya Bölge Direktörü Ingibjorg Gisladottir, Kız Kulesi’nden start verdi. Kadınlara ve kız çocuklarına yönelik şiddeti sona erdirmek amacıyla kamuoyunda farkındalık yaratmayı hedefleyen ve 16 gün boyunca sürecek olan “Dünyayı Turuncuya Boya” hareketi... More

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