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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...

Young people from ​the Republic of Moldova ​promote gender equality through life skills ​lessons

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

At Rădenii Vechi Gymnasium from Ungheni district, boys and girls are crocheting, carving in wood or sewing on canvas ​regardless of their gender. ​The school encourages them and promotes gender equality ​through these life skills ​lessons. ​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.

Provoked? Violence is a crime – call the police

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Often, it is agreed that it is more difficult for men to control their anger by nature. Only 59% of people will call the police if they see a man beating up his wife/partner. "Sprovokuvala? (Did she provoke?)" campaign aims to challenge the victim-blaming attitudes, raise awareness on gender-based violence and gender stereotypes in Ukraine. This video is produced in the framework of the United Nations Recovery and Peacebuilding Programme implemented by four UN agencies: UNDP, UN Women, UNFPA...

Stronger Together – Mural in Tirana, Albania

Monday, July 26, 2021

Artists from eight countries in the region, including Albania’s Franko Dine, painted a mural in their respective countries to break the walls of gender inequalities. MuralsForEquality initiative was initiated by the UN Women ECA regional office as part of the Generation Equality campaign. In Albania, artist Franko Dine painted a family portrait, where the father is changing the diaper of the baby and the mother is working. With this mural painted in the main university campus in the capital,...

Mural artivism: Breaking the walls of gender inequality

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

As part of the Generation Equality campaign, seven distinguished local artists – from Albania, Georgia, Kosovo, Moldova, North Macedonia, Turkey, and the curator of the initiative from the United States of America – are starting a conversation on gender equality through mural art in Europe and Central Asia. By decorating walls, artivists seek to figuratively break down the walls of inequality! Collectively, these change-makers of all ages and genders can tackle the unfinished business of...

Hundreds of women community mobilizers across Ukraine unite communities for positive change

Monday, July 5, 2021

Community Mobilization for Empowerment (CME) is an effective method for getting members of any community mobilized and actively involved in local decision-making. The process assists vulnerable women and men to understand their rights, build up their personal capacities, strengthen their links with other community members, and identify priority actions that will contribute to ensuring their rights are fulfilled. The CME methodology has been successfully used and applied in several districts in...

Young people from the Republic of Moldova share their vision of an equal society

Monday, July 5, 2021

What is an equal society? Why do we need to achieve gender equality? How can we achieve this? Young people from the Republic of Moldova answer these important questions and share their vision for gender equality.

Meet Margarita Mamun, Olympics champion and a gender equality advocate

Friday, July 2, 2021

Get inspired by the story of Margarita Mamun, an Olympics champion in rhythmic gymnastics from Russia, supporting #GenerationEquality. The video was prepared in partnership with Holy Corn, a healthy snacks company from Russia and a Women’s Empowerment Principles signatory. 🙌

Europe Day: Pedestrian crossings with Gender Equality messages from Republic of Moldova

Friday, July 2, 2021

52 pedestrian crossings with #GenderEquality messages were printed on the streets of 24 localities from Cahul and Ungheni districts in Republic of Moldova, in order to celebrate Europe’s Day and to promote gender equality as a fundamental European Union value. The activity was developed within the EVA Project - Strengthened Gender Action in Cahul and Ungheni districts, funded by the European Union, and implemented by UN Women in partnership with UNICEF.

Breaking rules for an equal future

Thursday, July 1, 2021

Tina Chertova, a mural artist from Georgia joins the UN Women regional initiative Mural Artivism: breaking the walls of gender inequality”. With the mural Breaking rules for an equal future, she at tells a story about individuals who break social clichés by living their life without gender biases in their career choices, lifestyles, and care work. The Mural Artivism initiative is being undertaken as part of the global “Generation Equality: Realizing women’s rights for an equal future” campaign...

Awake Not Sleeping: Reimagining fairy tales for a new generation

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

The UN Women Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia supporting fresh, creative dialogue to change the way societies think about women and girls’ roles, human potential, and rights by rewriting and reimagining popular fairy tales. This new collection of 28 reimagined fairy tales from across Europe and Central Asia provides new generations the opportunity to explore new possibilities of seeing gender equality for themselves, their friends, families, and communities. Share the fairy tales...

What you sow, you reap

Tuesday, June 29, 2021

Lebibe Topalli, a mural artist from the city of Ferizaj, Kosovo, joins the UN Women regional initiative Mural Artivism: breaking the walls of gender inequality” to raise awareness on women’s property and land rights and calls for the involvement of more men as allies towards achieving gender equality. The Mural Artivism initiative is being undertaken as part of the global “Generation Equality: Realizing women’s rights for an equal future” campaign

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