In Focus: Supporting women and girls in Türkiye in the aftermath of the earthquakes
On 6 February 2023, twin earthquakes struck Türkiye and Syria, killing thousands of people and injuring many others. Learn more
War in Ukraine is a crisis for women and girls
Women continue to bear different and additional burdens of war in Ukraine. In pursuit of peace and security, they must be represented in all decision-making platforms on de-escalation, conflict prevention, mitigation and other processes. Learn more
Tackling domestic violence through technology in Albania
Women from disadvantaged groups in Albania receive smartphones and Internet packages to enable them to report violence and access necessary protection and support services. Learn more
UN Women and Regional Cooperation Council join forces to advance women’s empowerment in the Western Balkans
UN Women Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia (ECA) and the Regional Cooperation Council (RCC) will join forces to advance the digital transformation in the Western Balkans. Learn more
Spreading digital literacy and radical love to combat online gender-based violence
Dilanaz Güler believes that young people’s unique relationship to the internet—including a lifetime of unadulterated online access—make them critical to tackling some of its trickiest problems. Learn more
International Women’s Day 2023: “DigitALL: Innovation and technology for gender equality"
In focus: International Women's Day 2023

This International Women’s Day, 8 March 2023, join UN Women and the United Nations in celebrating under the theme DigitALL: Innovation and technology for gender equality.

Illustration by Ukrainian artist Mariia Kinovych depicting Ukrainian women from different generations and backgrounds standing in unity and solidarity.
In Focus: War in Ukraine is a crisis for women and girls

The war has severely impacted social cohesion, community security and the resilience of local communities, especially women and girls. Lack of access to social services including schools and strained community resources have increased the care burden of local women who responsible for the care for children, disabled and elderly family members.

In Focus: UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW67)

This year, the sixty-seventh session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW67), the UN’s largest gathering on gender equality, is taking place 6 to 17 March 2023. It will focus on the theme, It will focus on the theme, “Innovation and technological change, and education in the digital age for achieving gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls”.

Women's Entrepreneurship EXPO 2022

Launched in 2021, the Women’s Entrepreneurship EXPO is a unique partnership platform to promote women’s entrepreneurship ecosystem building in the Europe and Central Asia region. EXPO provides an interactive space for women entrepreneurs, investors and private sector representatives for networking and collaboration, peer learning, ideas generation, capacity building and business development.

Awake Not Sleeping: Reimagining fairy tales for a new generation
Awake Not Sleeping: Reimagining fairy tales for a new generation

Awake Not Sleeping fairy tales collection aims to change how societies think about women’s and girls’ roles, rights, and human potential by reimagining 28 classic fairy tales.

Statement: The decree barring women in Afghanistan from working in non-governmental organizations is yet another stark violation of women’s rights

The decree issued on the 24th December by the de facto authorities of Afghanistan barring women from working in national and international NGOs is yet another stark violation of women’s rights and humanitarian principles.  More ►