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From where I stand: “We must fight this perception that what happens in the family remains in the family”

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

For Ina Grădinaru, a psychologist with a women’s centre in Moldova, her work with survivors of violence is much more than a job, it’s a social responsibility and her life mission. For the #HearMeToo campaign, she talks about her work, the persisting challenges and myths that must be broken to end the violence. More

Take Five: I followed my dreams to work for a society for everyone

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Birgitta Notlöf is the founder and manager of a Swedish non-profit Livstycket, which is a contemporary knowledge and design center in Tensta, Stockholm in which refugee and migrant women from all around the world participate. She recently talked to Empower Women, UN Women’s online platform on women’s economic empowerment, about her business model integrates refugee and migrant women into the Swedish community. More

Governments urged to invest in ending violence against women and girls

Monday, November 28, 2016

Participants at an event co-organized by UN Women say gender-based violence has significant, far-reaching impacts on families and communities and impedes achieving 2030 sustainable development goals (SDGs), which include targets to end violence against women and girls. More

Balkan and Moldovan MPs study Swedish gender equality first hand

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

UN Women brings Members of Parliament (MPs) from South-east Europe and Moldova to Sweden to learn first-hand about making gender equality central to government policies and budgets. More

30 Member States in Europe and Central Asia commit to Gender Equality

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Albania: Prime Minister Edi Rama “The Government that I lead has placed gender equality at the centre of its agenda … I’ll outline very briefly three aspects of this challenge facing Albanian society by promising at the same time an effective engagement of all institutions responsible for the implementation. First: economic empowerment of women through increasing and improving access to credits, as well as promotion and expansion of employment programmes for women... More

Sweden’s feminist Government launches HeForShe

Thursday, June 18, 2015

UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka was in Stockholm, Sweden for the launch of the Swedish HeForShe movement on 18 June. Invited by Prime Minister Stefan Lofven who was announced as a champion of UN Women's HeForShe IMPACT 10X10X10 initiative at the World Economic Forum in Davos earlier this year. More

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