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"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...

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...

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