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VOICES

Monday, November 11, 2019

Seven women from disadvantaged groups, including women with disabilities, Roma and LBTIQ women share their sufferings and experience with different forms of violence, impacting their whole family.

Leaders to take stock of progress on gender equality at Beijing+25 regional review meeting

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

From young gender equality advocates to high-ranking government officials, more than 700 key stakeholders from North America, Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia will gather in Geneva on 29-30 October 2019 to review the progress made on the commitments of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, the most visionary agenda for gender equality and women’s rights, adopted almost 25 years ago.

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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

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Rugby player Gela Aprasidze in support of HeForShe

Monday, July 15, 2019

Famous rugby player Gela Aprasidze, not only is a young champion but also a role model who supports girls’ empowerment and equality in sports. Gela stands in support of HeForShe in the campaign carried out by UN Women Georgia, under the UN Joint Programme for Gender Equality, funded by the Government of Sweden.

Rugby player Nino in support of HeForSHe

Monday, July 15, 2019

Nino, a rugby player from Georgia, is our HeForShe role model who stands for gender equality in sports. This campaign was carried out by UN Women Georgia, under the UN Joint Programme for Gender Equality, funded by the Government of Sweden.

SHE will win - gender equality in sports

Monday, July 15, 2019

UN Women Georgia, within HeForShe campaign, showcased boys and girls in sports, in support of gender equality and girls’ empowerment in Georgia. The videos were produced in the frameworks of the UN Joint Programme for Gender Equality, funded by the Government of Sweden.

Women’s Empowerment Principles for creating an equal environment in the workplace

Monday, July 15, 2019

In the modern world, a significant part of the reputation of leading business companies is their support of women's empowerment and creation of an equal environment in the workplace. UN Women through its “A joint Action for Women’s Economic Empowerment in Georgia” project, funded by Government of Norway, promotes Women's Empowerment Principles (WEPs) in the business sector of Georgia.

Women’s Empowerment Principles for a more equal workplace

Monday, July 15, 2019

In our days, leading business companies play a significant role in the support of women’s empowerment and promotion of equality in the working environment. As a matter of fact, companies supporting gender equality are more competitive in the market and earn the loyalty of the customers. UN Women through the project “A joint Action for Women’s Economic Empowerment in Georgia”, funded by the Government of Norway, promotes Women's Empowerment Principles (WEPs) in the business sector in Georgia.

Women’s Empowerment Principles for advancing gender equality

Monday, July 15, 2019

Why is the implementation of Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs) essential? Georgian business companies share their experience about WEPs. Promoting and implementing WEPs is one of UN Women’s most important mandate to advance gender equality and women’s empowerment through the project “A joint Action for Women’s Economic Empowerment in Georgia”, funded by the Government of Norway.

Women’s Empowerment Principles for more empowered women

Monday, July 15, 2019

Take a look on how the implementation of Women's Empowerment Principles (WEPs) has changed lives of women in business companies in Georgia. Promoting and implementing WEPs is one of UN Women’s most important goals through the project “A joint Action for Women’s Economic Empowerment in Georgia”, funded by the Government of Norway.

Refugee women and rights-based journalism in Turkey

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Reporting on refugees can be challenging. So, how can we get it right? Rights-based and ethical journalism avoids using discriminatory language, emphasizes the rights of individuals, and shows zero tolerance for violence against refugee women. Our implementing partner, Women's Studies Association, prepared this video as a guide for local media organizations for the Turkey component of the EU-UN Women regional programme "Ending Violence against Women in Western Balkans and Turkey: Implementing...

Documentary screening for International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict

Thursday, July 4, 2019

Justice is for everyone. To deliver that message, UN Women Kosovo and U.S Embassy in Pristina screened the documentary ‘The Prosecutors’ on 19 June 2019, the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict. 'The Prosecutors‘ is a feature length documentary showcasing the story of three dedicated lawyers across three continents, who are committed to combat impunity in cases of sexual violence in conflict. At the end of the screening, Emmy award winning director, Leslie Thomas...

Partnering to end Violence Against Women in the Western Balkans and Turkey

Thursday, July 4, 2019

Over 500 civil society representatives from the Western Balkans and Turkey met in Istanbul on 7-8 May to take stock of the main challenges, achievements and lessons learnt in the implementation of the EU-UN Women regional programme on ending violence against women “Implementing Norms, Changing Minds”.

Ukrainian men on feminism

Monday, June 24, 2019

The video of famous Ukrainian men in support of feminism was released on the joint initiative of the publishing house Knygolove and the #HeForShe Ukraine movement. Front man of the rock group O.Torvald Yevgen Galich, Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the Council of Europe Dmytro Kuleba, journalist and writer Mark Livin, Ukrainian designer Ivan Frolov, and TV presenter and HeForShe advocate from Ukraine Michael Schur speak about their vision of gender equality, explaining how they personally...

The Journey of Women's Rights: 1911-2015

Friday, June 21, 2019

UN Women captures the journey of women's rights from 1911-2015, and key moments of the women's movements globally.

University students discussed gender in media at the Gender Responsive Media Training workshop

Thursday, June 20, 2019

More than 40 university students gathered at the Gender Responsive Media Training workshop within the project “Gender Equality in Political Leadership and Participation in Turkey”, funded by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA), to discuss gender equality, the portrayal and representation of women in media, the language used in media, with focus on the coverage of women politicians. Finally, they discussed the reproduction of gender stereotypes within media and...

SADA Women Empowerment and Solidarity Center empowers both Syrian and Turkish women

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Located in Gaziantep, Turkey, our SADA Women Empowerment and Solidarity Center provides gender sensitive services for both Syrian and Turkish women. As of 2019, the center has offered services to more than 5000 women and organized social cohesion activities to more than 2800 women. 50 percent of the women benefiting from the center are at-risk individuals with vulnerabilities.

Partnering to End Violence against Women in the Western Balkans and Turkey.

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Over 500 civil society representatives from the Western Balkans and Turkey met in Istanbul on 7-8 May to take stock of the main challenges, achievements and lessons learnt in the implementation of the EU-UN Women regional programme on ending violence against women “Implementing Norms, Changing Minds”.

Women International Film Festival in Albania

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

The "Women International Film Festival” was organized in Tirana, Albania from 8-11 March 2019 to commemorate International Women’s Day. The festival, focused on "gender-based violence", organized by UN Women Albania in partnership with the Albanian National Center of Cinematography. The festival featured several documentaries, in addition to long and short movies by various international and national filmmakers, free and open to the public.

Selfie

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

6 out of 10 Moldovan women have experienced at least one form of gender-based violence from their partners. This video is part of the international campaign “16 days of activism to end violence against women” taking place every year between 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and 10 December, Human Rights Day. This video was produced by UN Women Moldova in partnership with the Ministry of Health, Labour and Social Protection, The General Police...

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