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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

Call for Proposals: Status of Women in the Labour Market

Monday, April 30, 2018

Call for Proposals: Status of Women in the Labour Market - UN Women Programme Office in Serbia now invites sealed proposals from qualified proponents for providing the requirements as defined in the UN Women Terms of Reference. More

Call for Proposals: Economic Empowerment of Rural Women

Monday, April 30, 2018

Call for Proposal (CFP) Economic Empowerment of Rural Women - This UN Women Call for Proposals consists of four sections and a series of annexes that will be completed by proponents and returned with their proposal. More

Call for Proposals: Women Entrepreneurship

Monday, April 30, 2018

Call for Proposal (CFP) Women Entrepreneurship - This UN Women Call for Proposals consists of four sections and a series of annexes that will be completed by proponents and returned with their proposal. More

Press Release: Ukraine joins the HeForShe solidarity movement for gender equality

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Ahead of the International Women’s Day, UN Women launched the HeForShe solidarity movement for gender equality in Ukraine and joined the global HeForShe Arts Week, which takes place from 8 to 15 March in different cities around the world. The HeForShe campaign kicked off a call for supporters of gender equality and women’s rights among men and boys in Ukraine. More

Winners of the "Picture Gender Equality" Comic Competition announced in Ukraine

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Winners of the “Gender Equality - Picture It!” comic competition, organized by UN Women in Ukraine, were announced in Kyiv on 21 July. More

From where I stand: "It is professionalism that matters, not gender"

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

When I finished high school, I wanted to go to law school, but my father told me that practicing law was not for women. This is how I entered the faculty of political and social studies. Actually, I was thinking about being a soldier at that time, which is why I contacted the recruitment commission of the Ministry of Defence several times during my studies at the university. I became interested in their educational process and wanted to enrol when they opened an opportunity to individuals with... More

UN Women spotlights women and energy at EXPO 2017

Thursday, July 13, 2017

At EXPO 2017 in Kazakhstan, UN Women’s booth showcases low-cost, sustainable projects that give women access to energy and train them in renewable technologies. More

Albania publishes the largest range of gender statistics to date

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

The National Institute of Statistics in Albania (INSTAT) published the largest range of gender statistics to date in Albania. Named Men and Women 2017, the most recent collection of gender statistics in the country provides comprehensive information for better policy making. More

Press Release: European Union and UN Women launch new initiative to focus on ending violence against women and girls in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Monday, May 29, 2017

European Union and UN Women organized a high-level workshop on 29 May to launch the country-level component of the regional programme, "Ending Violence against Women in the Western Balkan countries and Turkey: Implementing Norms, Changing Minds.” More

Press Release: UN Women and the European Union launch initiative to focus on ending violence against women in Serbia

Monday, May 29, 2017

UN Women and the European Commission have officially launched a three-year initiative on ending violence against women and girls in Serbia in a bid to strengthen women and girl victims of violence and to achieve full implementation of legislative frameworks in line with international standards. More

Press Release: New regional initiative to end gender discrimination and violence kicks off in Albania

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

A new three-year project aiming to end gender equality discrimination and violence against women in Albania kicked off today, in an event that brought together representatives of UN Women, EU Delegation, Ministry of Social Welfare and Youth and civil society. More

Call for Proposals: Support the establishment and strengthening of regional platforms of civil society organizations

Monday, May 22, 2017

UN Women invites women civil society organizations (CSOs) and networks and platforms promoting women’s rights and gender equality to submit proposals to support the establishment and strengthening of regional platforms of civil society organizations to advocate for the development and implementation of laws and policies in line with CEDAW and the Istanbul Convention, under the Programme ¨Ending violence against women and girls: Implementing norms, changing minds¨ funded by European Union. More

Press Release: UN Women and the European Union launch new initiative to focus on ending violence against women and girls in Kosovo

Friday, May 19, 2017

On Friday, 19 May 2017 UN Women and the European Union (EU) conducted a high-level inception workshop at the EU Information Centre of Pristina to launch the country-level component of their Programme Ending Violence against Women in the Western Balkans and Turkey: Implementing Norms, Changing Minds. More

Kosovo* youth use UPSHIFT to design gender equality solutions

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

At the UN Women-supported UPSHIFT Social Impact Workshop, young Kosovars learned the problem-solving and entrepreneurial skills necessary to design products or services to tackle gender equality challenges in their communities. Five practical projects generated from the workshop will receive funding and support to carry out their ideas in the coming months. More

Comic Competition: Picture Gender Equality!

Monday, November 14, 2016

We invite you to show us what comes to your mind when you think of equal rights and opportunities, widespread gender stereotypes and inequalities. Imagine the situations that illustrate the problems brought by discrimination and how equal opportunities for everyone can change the life of women and men in Ukraine. 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

Summer school promotes empowerment of Roma girls in Moldova

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

A UN Women-supported summer school teaches Roma women and men about gender equality and their rights, and helps them set up projects to fight gender and ethnic stereotyping. More

Moldova takes historic step to promote gender equality in politics

Monday, June 20, 2016

New law mandates minimum 40 per cent women in cabinet and party lists, gives men 14 days paid paternity leave, and prohibits sexist ads and language in media. More

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