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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

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

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

UNiTE Campaign: 16 Days to Orange Your World 2013

Thursday, January 4, 2018

In September 2013 the UN Secretary-General's Campaign UNiTE to End Violence against Women issued an invitation to activists, UN entities and civil society to participate in a global action to "Orange the World in 16 Days" from 25 November on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women to 10 December, Human Rights Day. During the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence, the UNiTE campaign encouraged activists to reach out to friends and partner organizations, and to... More

UN Women Executive Director: International Women's Day 2014

Thursday, January 4, 2018

On the occasion of International Women's Day 2014 - celebrated on March 8 around the world - UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka stresses that "progress for women is progress for all." Celebrating progress already made for women's rights, women's empowerment and gender equality, she further urged women, men, youth, and leaders of nations, communities, religion and commerce to recommit to making gender equality a global reality. For more information on International Women's Day,... More

Interior of Violence: An interactive performance on ending violence against women (Georgia)

Thursday, January 4, 2018

The UN Joint Programme to Enhance Gender Equality in Georgia (UNJP) marked International Women's Day 2014 by launching "The Interior of Violence," an interactive exhibition and performance staged by actors of Georgia's Kote Marjanishvili State Drama Theatre. The exhibition was set up in the form of a home in the theatre's lobby for the performance. It also features stories developed by Georgian journalists, bloggers and photojournalists on violence against women, as well as domestic violence.... More

The Autocomplete Truth: Kick-starting a modern conversation on gender equality

Thursday, January 4, 2018

The Autocomplete Truth - developed for UN Women by Memac Ogilvy & Mather Dubai - started a viral and global debate about gender equality. It became Adweek's most shared ad of 2013 and The Ad Council's social good campaign of the year for 2013. Most importantly, it was the start of a conversation everyone thought was finished. More

Close the gender gap!

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Picture it: A world without a gender gap. Imagine a world where gender equality is a reality for every woman and girl. What would your world look like? Join the discussion at: http://beijing20.unwomen.org/#sthash.RwQ3n2jd.dpuf More

Gender Equality and Women's Human Rights: Unfinished Business: Webcast from Malmö, Sweden

Thursday, January 4, 2018

On Saturday 14 June 2014, UN Women hosted the first in a series of global events as part of the Beijing+20 Campaign, which commemorates the 20-year anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women and the visionary Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action. Focused on ensuring the human rights of women, the event was held in collaboration with the Government of Sweden and the Nordic Forum in Malmö, Sweden and featured: UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka; Sima Simar,... More

Georgia's "Sportsmen UNiTE against Violence against Women Campaign"

Thursday, January 4, 2018

“Family is not a fighting ring, nor are your family members your opponents." Giga Chikadze, K-1 and Mixed Martial Arts Fighter, World Cup Owner, Champion of the World, Europe, Caucasus and Georgia, has recently joined the “Sportsmen UNiTE against Violence against Women Campaign” that is part of the UN Secretary-General’s UNiTE to End Violence against Women Campaign. The campaign is supported by the UN Joint Programme “Enhancing Gender Equality in Georgia” and funded by Swedish International... More

Georgian Rugby Players join "Sportsmen UNiTE against Violence against Women Campaign"

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Georgian Rugby players once again unite for the "Sportsmen UNiTE against Violence against Women Campaign” that has been run in their country to support UN Secretary-General’s UNiTE to End Violence against Women Campaign. The campaign is supported by the UN Joint Programme “Enhancing Gender Equality in Georgia” and funded by Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida). The UN Joint Programme in Georgia is implemented by UN Women, UNFPA and UNDP. More

Major General Kristin Lund—Leading change, paving the way for many

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Major General Kristin Lund of Norway is the first woman ever to be appointed as Force Commander in a United Nations Peacekeeping Operation, and is currently serving with the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP). A role model for many, she has held several top leadership posts in a male-dominated profession. Breaking new ground for women in the military, she became the first female army officer to be promoted to the rank of Major General, and was later also appointed as Chief of Staff of the... More

Gender Aspects of Mediation Strategies for Increasing Women’s Role in Peacebuilding

Thursday, January 4, 2018

The workshop “Gender Aspects of Mediation Strategies for Increasing Women’s Role in Peacebuilding” was conducted by UN Women Georgia Country Office in April 12-15, 2014, for the women divided by conflict in Georgia aiming to enhance their knowledge in peace-building and conflict resolution and build their confidence to influence peace-building processes; to enable them to influence, participate and advocate for women’s participation in conflict resolution and peace-building processes and to... More

Georgia: Gender mainstreaming in the security sector

Thursday, January 4, 2018

The training “Integrating Gender Equality and Women, Peace and Security Principles into the Security Sector” was prepared and held at the joint initiative of Georgia’s Ministry of Defence, the National Defence Academy, UN Women, the Women’s Information Centre and the NATO Liaison Office in Georgia during 21-23 May 2014. The training aimed at raising awareness and deepening the knowledge of military and civil service staff of the Ministry of Defence about the integration of gender equality... More

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