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“Kalys” comics: Stories of “bride kidnapping” in Kyrgyzstan

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

This comic book tells real stories of three teenage girls who were kidnapped for forced marriage. The video is aimed to support girls and their parents and raise awareness on preventing kidnapping for forced marriage, a practice known as “ala kachuu”. Stories cover local traditions, police responsiveness and preparedness to minimize the negative consequences for girls and their families. Video was developed by implementing partner HelpAge International, in the framework of the Across Generations...

“Kalys” comics: Stories of “bride kidnapping” in Kyrgyzstan

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

This comic book tells real stories of three teenage girls who were kidnapped for forced marriage. The video is aimed to support girls and their parents and raise awareness on preventing kidnapping for forced marriage, a practice known as “ala kachuu”. Stories cover local traditions, police responsiveness and preparedness to minimize the negative consequences for girls and their families. Video was developed by implementing partner HelpAge International, in the framework of the Across Generations...

Women councilors in Samsun, Turkey got together for gender sensitive municipal services

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Councilors from different political parties in Samsun, Turkey gathered at the local gender equality workshop to discuss the problems of women and propose solutions. The workshop is organized within the “Gender equality in political leadership and participation in Turkey” project, funded by Sweden through Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA). Samsun’da toplumsal cinsiyete duyarlı belediye hizmetleri için kadın belediye meclis üyeleri bir arada Samsun’da farklı siyasi...

Women councilors in Muğla, Turkey got together for gender sensitive municipal services

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Councilors from different political parties in Muğla, Turkey gathered at the local gender equality workshop to discuss the problems of women and propose solutions. The workshop is organized within the “Gender equality in political leadership and participation in Turkey” project, funded by Sweden through the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA). Muğla’da toplumsal cinsiyete duyarlı belediye hizmetleri için kadın belediye meclis üyeleri bir arada Muğla’da farklı siyasi...

Edita Velic: A young politician urges women in Bosnia and Herzegovina to make their voices heard

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Edita Velic is one of the youngest politicians in Bosnia and Herzegovina. She knows firsthand how difficult it is for a woman to make it in the male-dominated world of politics. This is why she believes in speaking up about violence against women politicians. Her story is part of the “25 Women” series UN Women Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia produced for the Generation Equality campaign, marking the 25th year anniversary of the Beijing Platform for Action.

UN Women Ukraine and Ukrainian Institute award women artists with an historical award

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

UN Women Ukraine and the Ukrainian Institute presented an independent Women in Arts 2020 Award to highlight the achievements of women working in the cultural sphere and acknowledge their contributions and inspire new achievements. Here are the winners: • Visual Arts – Lada Nakonechna • Music – Alyona Savranenko (alyona alyona) • Theatre and Film – Natalia Vorozhbyt • Literature – Oksana Zabuzhko • Cultural Management – Julia Sinkevych • Cultural Journalism, Criticism and Research – Daria Badior...

Malina Stanojevic: The “Dragon Lady” breathes new life into rural Serbia

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Malina Stanojevic, once an electrical technician at a local car factory, is today the president of the “Save the Village” Association in rural south-western Serbia, stimulating the equal development of rural women's entrepreneurship and providing employment for local families. Her story is part of the “25 Women” series UN Women Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia produced for the Generation Equality campaign, marking the 25th year anniversary of the Beijing Platform for Action.

Gender-sensitive refugee response in Turkey

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Women and girls are affected differently by humanitarian crises and migration than men and boys, and thus gender-sensitive services play a crucial role in the response. Gender-sensitive refugee response addresses the different needs of women, men, girls, and boys. In this regard, “Strengthening the Resilience of Syrian Women, Girls and Host Communities in Iraq, Jordan, and Turkey Project” is implemented by UN Women and funded by the European Union. In Turkey, the project is co-financed by the...

Roza Mojsovska: The only artist in North Macedonia who paints with her mouth

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Roza Mojsovska, 54, is a renowned artist and poetess from North Macedonia who creates artwork with a brush in her mouth. Roza started painting when she was 7 years old and she had just had surgery on her hands. At that time, she knew she might never be able to hold a brush in her hands. So, she used her mouth instead. Her story is part of the “25 Women” series UN Women Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia produced for the Generation Equality campaign, marking the 25th year anniversary of...

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Tuesday, March 17, 2020

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UN Women Moldova: International Women's Day 2020

Monday, March 16, 2020

International Women's Day is about equal rights and opportunities, solidarity and equity ♥ ️ 🎬 We invite you to enjoy a video about what International Women's Day really means for the supporters of women's rights. Embassy of Sweden in Chisinau | UN Women Moldova Dorin Galben | Alina Andronache | Andriano Marian | Tania Kebak | Alina Cebotari | Artiom Bonari

Veronica Fonova: Becoming a feminist and leading Kazakhstan’s first feminist march

Friday, March 6, 2020

Veronica Fonova, a 27-year-old web designer from Kazakhstan, became a women’s rights activist after realizing that even in feminist groups the main speakers are still men. She created the women-only group KazFem, a platform for feminist activism in Kazakhstan, and led the first feminist march in her country. Her story is part of the “25 Women” series UN Women Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia produced for the Generation Equality campaign, marking the 25th year anniversary of the...

Promoting Equality: Women in Defense and Armed Forces

Friday, March 6, 2020

This animation has been produced by the Ministry of Defence in the Republic of North Macedonia and UN Women to support our joint initiatives in the are of tackling gender stereotypes and advancing gender equality in the defense sector.

Zero tolerance for violence against women

Thursday, March 5, 2020

On International Women’s Day, the European Union, UN Women and hundreds of women’s rights organizations in the Western Balkans and Turkey are celebrating their partnership to end discrimination and violence against women.

Gupse Özay: A woman comedian fights stereotypes in Turkish films

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Gupse Özay, 35, is a comedian, actress, screenwriter and film director in Istanbul, Turkey. While comedy and film have long been male dominated, she followed her passion and wrote, played and directed her own movies, which have been viewed by millions in her country. Her story is part of the “25 Women” series UN Women Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia produced for the Generation Equality campaign, marking the 25th year anniversary of the Beijing Platform for Action.

Mrika Nikҫi: The world’s youngest woman to climb the seven highest peaks in seven continents

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Mrika Nikҫi is the youngest woman in the world to climb the seven peaks in all seven continents. In December 2018, Mrika climbed Mount Vinson, the highest peak in Antarctica. Then in February 2019, Mrika summited South American Aconcagua. After that, Mrika climbed three summits: Mount Everest, then Mount McKinley, Denali and then Elbrus. Together with her family, Mrika founded an NGO, Mrika Seven Summits, to promote responsible and sustainable tourism. Her story is part of the “25 Women” series...

Provoked? There is no “boys` sport” and “girls` sport”

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

You like karate and not ballet? You watch football but not cooking shows? You don’t like pink? Prefer jeans and sneakers instead of dresses? Help young girls overcome gender stereotypes! Violence has no excuse! Sprovokuvala? (Did she provoke?) campaign aims to challenge the victim blaming attitudes, raise awareness on gender-based violence and gender stereotypes in Ukraine. The video is produced in the framework of the United Nations Recovery and Peacebuilding Programme implemented by four UN...

Provoked? Women are not just caregivers

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Didn’t cook dinner for the family? Didn’t have time to take care of your husband? You’re a working woman and not a caregiver? Challenge traditional family roles! Violence has no excuse! Sprovokuvala? (Did she provoke?) campaign aims to challenge the victim blaming attitudes, raise awareness on gender-based violence and gender stereotypes in Ukraine. The video is produced in the framework of the United Nations Recovery and Peacebuilding Programme implemented by four UN agencies: UNDP, UN Women...

Provoked? Stalking is not love

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

You hang out with the friends and not at home with your boyfriend? You spend your time however you want? Don’t think you should report to your partner about your every move? Promote healthy relationships! Violence has no excuse! Sprovokuvala? (Did she provoke?) campaign aims to challenge the victim blaming attitudes, raise awareness on gender-based violence and gender stereotypes in Ukraine. The video is produced in the framework of the United Nations Recovery and Peacebuilding Programme...

Provoked? Harassment is not a compliment

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Friendly smile? Wearing too short dress? Or tight jeans? Or maybe, you have a showy make-up? Stand against harassment in public spaces! Violence has no excuse! Sprovokuvala? (Did she provoke?) campaign aims to challenge the victim blaming attitudes, raise awareness on gender-based violence and gender stereotypes in Ukraine. The video is produced in the framework of the United Nations Recovery and Peacebuilding Programme implemented by four UN agencies: UNDP, UN Women, UNFPA and FAO. The...

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