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Show that you are in the first league!

Friday, December 3, 2021

Popular football players from the Western Balkans – Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Serbia - and Turkey speak out against toxic masculinity and violence against women. Addressing social norms that perpetuate inequality lies at the cornerstone of preventing violence against women. Six well-known and respected football players share their thoughts on positive masculinity and how normalizing men’s violence against women harms men and boys as well. The video is part of the...

Letter to my sons, Diana Ivanov

Thursday, December 2, 2021

Diana Ivanov, a blogger and influencer from Moldova, joins the 16 Days of Activism against gender-based violence and reads a letter to her sons. Diana encourages her sons to participate, as boys, in the demolition of gender stereotypes and to make toxic and sexist traditions, gender discrimination – history, once and for all.

Letter to my daughter, Sorina Obreja

Thursday, December 2, 2021

Sorina Obreja, a journalist from Moldova joins the 16 Days of Activism against gender-based violence and reads a letter to her daughter. Through the letter, Sorina encourages her daughter to be herself and not to be discouraged by the inequalities faced by girls and women as they are not insurmountable.

Pristina turns orange raising awareness on eliminating violence against women

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

From the Kosovo Institution to academic, religious and cultural heritage buildings, several buildings in Pristina, Kosovo turned orange as a part of #16Days of Activism, calling for an end to violence against women and a brighter future for women and girls.

“I am raising my voice” to end violence against women

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Within the 16 Days of Activism campaign in Turkey, UN Women installed an interactive “mapping” art piece, that combines sound and light. The mapping art piece will be displayed between 27 November–4 December at the Şişhane Subway Station. Created by artist Ecem Dilan Köse, it invites everyone to an open microphone to record their messages in solidarity with the #16days campaign to end violence against women. The art piece hands the mic to everyone to say “I am raising my voice”.

"What would you tell me?": A campaign on sexual violence in Georgia for #16Days of Activism

Friday, November 26, 2021

The public service announcement presents true stories of survivors of rape. The video aims at sparking conversation in the public on sexual violence, fighting against rape culture and promoting solidarity towards the victims of sexual violence.

Fireflies Call to #RaiseYourVoice

Thursday, November 25, 2021

Under the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign, UN Women Turkey invites everyone to take a stand when they witness violence against women and girls. #RaiseYourVoice (#KayıtsızKalmayın) Campaign informs about what to do when witness violence on https://fireflies.digital/. The website invites visitors to join the online solidarity movement by recording their voice messages and sharing them on social media.

The efficiency of the Istanbul Convention in combating violence against women

Thursday, September 30, 2021

Violence against women crosses social, economic and national borders. The Istanbul Convention aims at preventing violence, protecting the victims and ending the impunity of perpetrators.

Sign the WEPs and empower your business through women’s empowerment

Thursday, September 30, 2021

The private sector has a vibrant role in supporting gender equality and women’s empowerment both at the workplace and in their eco-system. Companies which invest in gender equality are more competitive in the market. Step in to sign Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs) which draw a roadmap for companies to develop gender-responsive practices. For detailed info: https://www.weps.org/. WEPs imzacısı olun ve kadınların güçlenmesini destekleyerek işletmenizi güçlendirin Özel sektör, hem iş yeri...

Learning gender equality through graffiti in Moldova

Thursday, September 16, 2021

300 young people learned gender equality through graffiti and street art in Cahul and Ungheni, Republic of Moldova. As a result, 18 murals were painted to promote gender equality and raise awareness of gender-based violence. This activity is part of EVA project "Strengthened gender equality in Cahul and Ungheni districts", funded by European Union and implemented by UN Women in partnership with UNICEF.

Guidelines for gender-responsive sports organizations

Thursday, August 26, 2021

Guidelines for Gender-responsive Sports Organizations have been developed by HeForShe Turkey as a trail-blazing effort to translate the UN Women’s Sports for Generation Equality principles into a feasible step-by-step guide. The Guidelines are structured to help sports organizations in terms of empowerment of women and girls and advancement of gender equality through concrete and quantifiable actions and indicators. For the complete version of the Guidelines: www.sportsforgenderequality.org

UN Women Turkey kicks off the project on Gender Responsive Budgeting

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Together with the Ministry of Family and Social Services, UN Women Turkey initiated the three-year project "Implementing Gender Responsive Planning and Budgeting in Turkey". The project aims to eradicate gender inequalities and create a society where everyone has access to equal and just rights, opportunities, and services.

#YOUthAct Talk Show Street Interviews - Ashgabat

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Within UN Women’s regional youth initiative, we have asked young people what they can do for gender equality today and what would their city look like if gender equality goals were met. Here are the answers from the streets of Ashgabat, Cardiff, Isparta and La Paz! Credit: Burcu Köleli

#YOUthAct Talk Show Street Interviews - Cardiff

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Within UN Women’s regional youth initiative, we have asked young people what they can do for gender equality today and what would their city look like if gender equality goals were met. Here are the answers from the streets of Ashgabat, Cardiff, Isparta and La Paz! Credit: Burcu Köleli

#YOUthAct Talk Show Street Interviews - Isparta and La Paz

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Within UN Women’s regional youth initiative, we have asked young people what they can do for gender equality today and what would their city look like if gender equality goals were met. Here are the answers from the streets of Ashgabat, Cardiff, Isparta and La Paz! Credit: Burcu Köleli

#YOUthAct Project Pitches by Young Creators

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Within the framework of UN Women Europe and Central Asia Regional Office’s regional youth engagement initiative, eight inspiring projects are created and implemented by the youth activists. Being a part of #YOUthAct initiative, the projects aim to show how meaningful youth engagement can play a role in achieving gender equality. Credit: Burcu Köleli

Girls Can Ride Bicycles in the Pamirs - Training Day

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

“Girls Can Ride Bicycles in the Pamirs” project is created by #YOUthLead workshop participant Safina Shohaydarova. Inspired by her childhood dreams, Safina provided bicycles and riding trainings to the local girls living in Khorog at the Pamirs. Local girls were able to ride the bicycles at the end of two days of trainings, feeling confident and challenging the gender stereotypes. Credit: Alisher Junaidov and Safina Shohaydarova

Turkish boxer Buse Naz Çakıroğlu shares her message

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Turkish boxer Buse Naz Çakıroğlu shared her message about her experiences as a female boxer with HeForShe Turkey before going to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. She won the silver medal at the Olympics and became the first Turkish female boxer to win a medal in Olympic history. With her success, she's continuing to punch gender stereotypes in sports.

Learning gender equality through public debates in Republic of Moldova

Thursday, August 5, 2021

Youth from Ungheni district, Republic of Moldova, had participated in a public debate where they had teamwork and answered the question “Does Moldova need affirmative measures for promoting gender equality?” This video is developed by the Youth Media Center within the EVA project ​"Strengthened Gender Action in Cahul and Ungheni districts​", funded by the European Union and implemented by UN Women Moldova in partnership with UNICEF Moldova.

Fighting gender stereotypes through Taekwondo in Moldova

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Courage, resilience, strength, confidence - everything ​a girl needs to win and fight gender stereotypes. 16​-years​-old ​Snejana has six years of Taekwondo training in Cahul, Republic of Moldova. ​After receiving her first black belt, she says "There are nine black belts, and I would like to grow as much as possible,". ​​This video is developed by the Youth Media Center within the EVA project ​"Strengthened Gender Action in Cahul and Ungheni districts​", funded by the European Union and...

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