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Wednesday, July 13, 2016
UN Women's Executive Director vows to tackle laws blocking women's economic progress
The Guardian has published an article on the views of UN Women’s Executive Director about changing laws blocking women’s economic progress. A global action plan to empower women economically by 2030 will focus on six areas, including addressing...
Wednesday, June 01, 2016
UN Women debuts "We Are Here" documentary series
UN Women Regional Office for Arab States announced on 18 May 2016 the debut and release of a six-part documentary series under the title of “We Are Here” highlighting the political, social, peacebuilding, and conflict resolution work of women living...
Thursday, May 05, 2016
UN Women's Global Gender Equality Constitutional Database
The Global Gender Equality Constitutional Database is a repository of gender equality related provisions extracted from 195 constitutions from around the world. The countries are organized according to five geographical regions (Africa, Americas,...
Monday, March 21, 2016
UN Radio interview : Minister says women face "rough political arena" in Botswana
The Minister of Labour and Home Affairs of Botswana, Mr Edwin Batshu gave an audio interview to the UN Radio during the 60th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women on gender equality and the struggles facing women representation at all...
Friday, March 11, 2016
UN Report dennounces severe violations of Human Rights in South Sudan, affecting particularly women
The United Nations Office of the High Commissioner of Human Rights has just published a new report on the serious situation affecting human rights in South Sudan. The report describes a multitude of horrendous human rights violations, including a...
Thursday, March 03, 2016
United Nations International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women
The UN INSTRAW Gender Training Wiki is intended to provide a centralized resource centre for gender trainers, academics, gender mainstreaming, knowledge management & development experts and practitioners , as well as individuals and...
Thursday, January 14, 2016
Upcoming National Gender Policy in Somalia
"The Government is committed to developing a framework for integrating a gender perspective in all policy and programmes" said Minister of Women and Human Rights Development of the Federal government, Mrs Sahra Mohamed Ali. She also added that the...
Friday, January 08, 2016
United Nations and the Network of Women in Plural urge for justice after the murder of the mayor of Temixco
After an election campaign that had acrimoniously questioned the relevance of the political participation of women, the last elections in Mexico to renew the local Congress in Morelos resulted in the election of six local deputies and six mayors....
Monday, October 26, 2015
UAE Women Leadership Program
The Dubai Women Establishment organization is leading ‘UAE Women Leadership Program’, an innovative program in partnering with the ‘Mohammed Bin Rashid Program for Leadership Development’ (MBRPLD). The broad objective of the program is to develop...
Wednesday, October 07, 2015
Upcoming events related to UN Women's flagship report 'Progress of the World's Women 2015-2016'
Within the framework of UN Women’s flagship report ‘Progress of the World’s Women 2015-2016. Transforming Economies, Realizing Rights’ (full document accessible here), UN Women is organizing jointly with NYU and CUNY a series of events. The first...
Wednesday, October 07, 2015
UN Women's HeForShe Initiative on European Tour
UN Women’s initiative ‘HeForShe’, initiated on September 2014, is currently on tour all over Europe, and today’s stop is the London School of Economics. Everyone can follow the live event here. HeForShe is UN Women’s initiative to engage men and...
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
UK party leadership election: Labour contender Jeremy Corbyn commits to gender parity with a 50:50 shadow cabinet
“We will never be a successful society in which all are able to achieve their potential until we have equality for women”. This is the opening sentence of Mr. Corbyn women’s manifesto entitled ‘Working with women’, published on 28 July 2015 as part...
Thursday, April 09, 2015
UN Women: Elections and political participation specialist
  Grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, UN Women will work for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and...
Thursday, April 09, 2015
UN Women: Peace and security specialist
  UN WOMEN, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men...
elections
Thursday, April 09, 2015
UNDP is preparing women to contest in the upcoming elections in Bougainville
UNDP has been providing training to 25 aspiring women, offering information on advocacy and lobbying tools, and also a chance to network.  To listen to Julie Bukikkun, UNDP Assistant Representative for Governance in UNDP PNG Country Office, speaking...
UNDP youth strategy 2014-2017
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
UNDP youth strategy 2014-2017
Worldwide, youth face myriad challenges in terms of access to equal opportunities to jobs and having a voice in decisions which affect their lives.  In response to the worldwide phenomenon of young men and women calling for meaningful civic,...
Women in Darfur
Wednesday, February 04, 2015
UNSCR 1325 triumphs and discontents in Darfur
By iKNOW Politics expert Dr.Amina Alrasheed Nayel   The publication tackles cases from all the continents and addresses issue of security and peace and the mechanism and strategies adopted to implement 1325. The book is thorough critique with...
Thursday, January 15, 2015
UN Women: Knowledge management specialist (network facilitator, iKNOW politics)
Grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, UN Women will work for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men as...

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