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The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine joins the HeForShe global movement

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

On 12 September, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, Pavlo Klimkin, made a public HeForShe commitment on behalf of the Ministry in Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has become the first state institution to join the HeForShe solidarity movement in Ukraine. More

Gender Equality in the spotlight at Ukraine Fashion Week

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Ukraine’s top fashion designers team up with HeForShe and draw attention to human rights, gender equality and freedom to choose. More

Committing to becoming agents of change at HeForShe Congress in Ukraine

Friday, July 6, 2018

At a UN Women organised event, men and women talked about what it meant to be a man and how to change attitudes to promote gender equality in the Ukraine. More

From where I stand: “Kids should see their father is not afraid to be weak sometimes, and their mother isn't afraid to be strong”

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Dmytro Shurov, Ukranian singer and opinion leader, is the first HeForShe advocate in Ukraine. Often appearing at major events with his 14-year-old son Lev Shurov, he speaks about fatherhood, sharing domestic work and child care responsibilities at home. More

From where I stand: “Ending violence against women and girls is hard work, but it’s not impossible“

Thursday, November 16, 2017

At 16 years of age, David Kovačić is a gender equality activist. As an active member of the Be a Man club, a youth initiative that's spreading across the country, he believes that real men are not violent, and encouraging his peers to take a stand against gender-based violence. More

HeforShe shines at Kosovo's DokuFest

Monday, August 14, 2017

UN Women and the UN Kosovo team supported DokuFest’s 2017 theme Future Is my Love, with art and a lively public panel to promote the global HeForShe solidarity movement, which asks women and men around the world to commit to gender equality. More

In Albania football and a mobile app get men to commit to gender equality

Friday, October 21, 2016

The HeForShe in Stadiums and HeForShe Fan mobile app use football in a three-month campaign to reach men and boys across Albania, encouraging them to empower women, stop discrimination and speak out against gender-based violence. More

Sarajevo conference examines the role of men and boys in ending violence against women

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Changing destructive ideals of masculinity and getting men and boys to hold their peers accountable said to be key to ending gender-based violence. More

HeForShe campaign launches in Kosovo* at DokuFest

Monday, August 22, 2016

Kosovo campaign includes launch of a pink seesaw sculpture that draws young and old to discuss gender equality and sign up on HeForShe site. More

Prime Minister of Estonia joins HeForShe

Thursday, June 30, 2016

The Prime Minister of Estonia, Taavi Rõivas, today became a Champion for UN Women’s HeForShe campaign at the Tallinn Conference. The Prime Minister met with UN Women Deputy Executive Director Lakshmi Puri and signed on to the HeForShe solidarity movement for gender equality. More

Turkish women football players celebrate the power of sports

Monday, May 23, 2016

Turkish amateur women football players gathered for the 4th annual private Women’s Football Tournament, Girls on the Field, which took place under the HeForShe banner this year. 40 amateur women’s teams competed in the tournament while men supporters cheered from the tribunes. More

UN Women and EUFOR promote gender equality in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

To mark International Women’s Day, UN Women and the EUFOR Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina released two videos to promote gender equality in the armed forces and in the society at large. More

"Having women leaders at the executive level is critical" — Executive Director

Friday, January 22, 2016

Opening remarks by UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka at the release of the HeForShe IMPACT Champion Parity Report on 22 January, in Davos. More

Fathers in Turkey foster violence-free families and gender equality

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

A ground-breaking fatherhood project in Turkey brings fathers together to discuss family issues and dynamics that lead to more equitable and non-violent households. More

He for She Inspires CHVEN – MEN AGAINST VIOLENCE GEORGIA

Monday, December 7, 2015

Launched on 7 December 2015, the new men’s movement aims to support the fight against domestic violence (DV) and violence against women and girls (VAWG), while also seeking to contribute to the achievement of gender equality in Georgia. More

Central Asian Fathers Are HeForShe...and want others to be, too

Friday, October 23, 2015

Fighting for their daughters and for gender equality everywhere, Central Asian fathers post their hopes for the future and call on others to join UN Women’s HeForShe campaign. More

HeForShe Summer Tour in Albania reaches thousands of men and boys in search for pledges to fight gender inequality

Friday, September 4, 2015

In blazing August heat, five activists in Albania set out on the HeForShe Summer Tour to raise awareness and get thousands of men to commit to actions for gender equality. More

UN football team in Kyrgyzstan oranges their game in support of the UNiTE Campaign

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

UN staff members in Kyrgyzstan joined the football tournament devoted to Independence Day, which is celebrated on 31 August annually, with orange uniforms in support of UN Secretary-General's UNiTE to End Violence against Women campaign. The tournament was initiated by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) and took place on 21 August 2015. More

Press release: Valencia Club de Fútbol and UN Women kick off partnership to promote gender equality

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Valencia Club de Fútbol (CF) and UN Women announced their partnership in support of UN Women’s mandate to promote and support gender equality across the globe. For the first time ever, UN Women will collaborate with a professional sports team. The organization’s logo will be featured on the back of the Valencia CF players’ jerseys when they play in European competitions such as the Champions League. More

Press release: UN Women announces bold commitments to gender equality from 10 partners across the world

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

UN Women’s HeForShe campaign today announced 10 bold commitments from its IMPACT Champions, demonstrating strong leadership to advance women’s rights and empowerment. More

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