In Focus

The following are special compilations of news, speeches, feature stories, videos and social media content focused around special events and topics.

Women in humanitarian action

Ahead of the World Humanitarian Summit later this month, we highlight UN Women's continuous work to ensure women are involved as equal partners and agents of change in humanitarian action. Read more » 

Women and Sustainable development Goals

With the new global 2030 roadmap and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set to be approved by UN Member States, we take a look at how women are affected by each of the 17 proposed goals, as well as how women and girls can -and will- be key to achieving them. Read more » 

Prevent violence against women

This year’s International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on 25 November and the UNiTE to End Violence against Women campaign’s 16 days call for action are focused on strategies to prevent violence against women and girls. Read more »