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Thursday, May 09, 2019
Tackling violence against women in politics in Lebanon
Violence against women in politics is a serious violation of human rights and an obstacle to gender equality. Watch this video by UN Women Lebanon. Supported by the Government of Japan.
Thursday, February 14, 2019
These women are challenging Hungary’s ‘men in suits’ politics
Anna Donáth spent her first night in police custody in December. Her phone and bag were missing, and she worried no one knew where she was. Donáth was arrested as she lead protestors through the streets of Budapest, who had gathered in opposition to...
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
The 77 percent: Women in politics
Are women less corrupt than men? The Ethiopian Parliament last Tuesday approved the appointment of 20 ministers, with women also making up half of the cabinet. Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed went on to say that women are considered to be less...
Friday, March 23, 2018
The Helen Clark Documentary
“The film conveys how tough it is to break the remaining glass ceilings. May it motivate future generations of women to keep at it!” — Helen Clark, 2017 By any measure, Helen Clark is an exceptional woman. Her journey from one of four children on a...
Monday, November 13, 2017
These women politicians know how to #NameItChangeIt in the face of online haters
Tuesday’s election of an unprecedented number of women, gender non-conforming and minority candidates was a powerful renunciation of the ugly rhetoric of Donald Trump’s campaign and misbegotten critiques of “identity politics.” Exactly one year...
Tunisia keeping the promise
Thursday, November 17, 2016
Tunisia: Keeping the Promise
The spark that lit the Arab world aflame in 2010 was lit by Mohamed Bouazizi, a poor street vendor from the town of Sidi Bouzid, Tunisia, who set himself on fire after being mistreated by police. Or so the story goes. But, there’s a lesser-known...
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Training women journalists in Syria
Returning to Syria after working for the BBC in London, Zaina Erhaim found that all of the citizen journalists reporting on the civil war were men. When she decided to run training sessions for women who wanted to be journalists, she quickly...
Monday, June 06, 2016
The United State of Women: "When we do better, everyone does better"
Convened by the White House, the United of State Summit will celebrate what has been achieved and how to take action moving forward. Covering key gender equality issues, the United State of Women will be an important moment for both women and girls...
Thursday, January 14, 2016
TV Show "Madam President"
The Middle East has never tried giving a woman the position of president. The new television show “Madam President” imagined this scenario and put it on screen. Produced by Search for Common Ground, this series follows the fictional story of...
The Journey of Women Rights
Sunday, March 08, 2015
The Journey of Women's Rights: 1911-2015
UN Women captures the journey of women's rights from 1911-2015, and key moments of the women's movements globally.
The growing role of Jordanian servicewomen
Monday, August 11, 2014
The growing role of Jordanian servicewomen
Jordan´s Military Women’s 10-year Strategy set out in 2006 has brought improved conditions and entitlements for women and expanded their integration within the country’s armed forces. However, challenges remain.
Tuesday, July 01, 2014
Twitter chat on women in the Slovenian Elections
Twitter Chat with iKNOW Politics expert Sonia Lokar on women’s political participation during the electoral process and elections taking place July 13 in Slovenia. #electionsSlovenia Host:  @iKNOW_Politics Guest: Twitter name Sonia Lokar   @...
Monday, June 02, 2014
The Autocomplete Truth: Kick-starting a modern conversation on gender equality
The Autocomplete Truth - developed for UN Women by Memac Ogilvy & Mather Dubai - started a viral and global debate about gender equality. It became Adweek's most shared ad of 2013 and The Ad Council's social good campaign of the year for 2013....
Friday, September 06, 2013
Time for Women: An Interview with Two of Papua New Guinea's Newest Women Parliamentarians
Interview conducted by UN WOMEN with Two of Papua New Guinea's Newest Women Parliamentarians.