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Strategy UNDP (cover)
Wednesday, September 28, 2022
UNDP’s Gender Equality Strategy 2022-2025
UNDP’s Gender Equality Strategy 2022-2025, aligned with its Strategic Plan, guides UNDP in its efforts to assist countries in accelerating progress on gender equality and the empowerment of women over the next four years. It aims to move beyond...
Sudanese women discussing alliance building during the seminar, June 2022. Photo:  UN Women Sudan
Wednesday, August 24, 2022
UN Women Sudan supports young women’s participation in the political process
Through roundtable discussions, capacity-building workshops, and seminars targeting women from across Sudan, UN Women Sudan empowers young women to learn skills in alliance-building and participation in political processes. The October 25th coup in...
Sex & power 2022
Friday, February 11, 2022
UK: Sex & power 2022 Index
Fawcett's Sex and Power 2022 Index is a biennial report which charts the progress towards equal representation for women in top jobs across the UK. Yet again, the report reveals the pace of change is glacial in the majority of sectors and shows that...
Un-facilitated consultations on a political process for Sudan engage Darfur stakeholders representatives / Photo by Markus Winkler on Unsplash
Tuesday, January 25, 2022
Un-facilitated consultations on a political process for Sudan engage Darfur stakeholders representatives
UNITAMS made further concrete steps to broaden the scope of consultations process launched earlier this month, with emphasis on engaging groups in all states of Sudan. SRSG Volker Perthes led a full day of consultations sessions, on Monday, with...
Unprecedented in Parliament's history: Women lawmakers present 133bills in 4-year - Associated Press of Pakistan
Wednesday, December 15, 2021
Unprecedented in the Pakistani Parliament’s history: women lawmakers present 133 bills in 4 years
Contrary to popular belief, the performance of Women legislators in both Houses remained remarkable and in Parliament’s history they presented a significant number of 133 bills for legislative business in just four years (2018 to 2021). Having...
UN Women and UNV launch new Young Women Leaders Initiative
Wednesday, January 13, 2021
UN Women and UNV launch new Young Women Leaders Initiative
UN Women and UNV launch the new Young Women Leaders Initiative to create professional opportunities for leaders of tomorrow and further enhance diversity in UN Women. We invite 10 young women from the Global South to serve as UN Youth Volunteers at...
Thursday, April 05, 2018
Ukraine’s women leaders joined in Kyiv for the nation’s first women’s congress
Women are building Ukraine’s future and playing prominent roles more than ever before in the nation’s democratic transition – particularly since the 2014 Revolution of Dignity (also known as Euromaidan). Public demand for new faces in government,...
Friday, October 06, 2017
UN Women and partners in Liberia sign agreement on women political participation
Monrovia - UN Women Liberia country representative, Marie Goreth Nizigama has frowned the under representation of women across Liberia’s governance structure. Madam Nizigama believes this participation can be impactful if priority is given to female...
Friday, July 07, 2017
UN Women's Fund for Gender Equality 2016 Annual Report
In 2016, UN Women’s Fund for Gender Equality (FGE) supported 35 active programmes in 40 countries and reached more than 50,700 direct beneficiaries. The programmes, implemented by women-led civil society organizations, work to advance women’s...
Thursday, August 25, 2016
UN Reviews Turkey's Compliance with CEDAW
Turkey’s performance in implementing the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) was reviewed by a United Nations committee on July 13, as a Turkish delegation provided official figures and answered the...
Thursday, July 21, 2016
UN Women Annual Report 2015-2016
2015 was UN Women’s fifth year. As we marked this milestone, the United Nations celebrated 70 years of fostering human rights, and governments and civil society assessed 15 years of implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, and of Security...
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
UN Trust Fund to End Violence Against Women is accepting applications for its 17th grant cycle
UN Trust Fund – Application Guidelines Home | Publications | Grantees | Application GuidelinesPartners | News & Stories | Donate The UN Trust Fund to End Violence Against Women is accepting applications for its 17th grant cycle (2012) from...
Monday, November 26, 2012
UNDP launches new gender study at 15th biennial Anti-Corruption Conference in Brazil
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) – in partnership with the Huairou Commission (HC) - launched a new gender-themed publication at the 15th biennial International Anti-Corruption Conference (IACC), a global forum organized by...
Thursday, September 18, 2008
UNIFEM Annual Report 2007–2008
This report highlights UNIFEM's work to empower women in economic and public spheres, including achieving gender equality in democratic governance. Among the highlights during the year 2007–2008 were initiatives in empowering women in politics,...
Thursday, February 15, 2007
UNDP/Japan Women in Development Fund 2005: 10th Anniversary Report
This report examines how the UNDP/Japan Women in Development Fund has made break-through contributions to the promotion of gender equality and women's empowerment over the last 10 years. Since the Fund positions itself as a unique funding source to...