UN Women Eastern and Southern Africa Regional newsletter of February 2016

The highlights of this issue :

  • UN Women and Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) Ring the Bell for Gender Equality
  • Empowered Woman Transforms Lives in Rural Ethiopia
  • Women Situation Room observes peaceful elections in Uganda
  • UN Women hosts Women in Energy side event at the 2016 Africa Energy Indaba
  • UN Women hosts a breakfast meeting on Women, Peace and security at the High Level Ministerial Partnership Forum on Somali
  • Burundi improves the lives of women and communities by fighting against sexual and gender-based violence
  • UN Women hosts an Innovative Market Place on Women’s Socio-Economic Empowerment in Africa
  • Building Resilience for South Sudanese Women through Humanitarian Assistance
  • UN Women hosts Regional Workshop for Operations Team
  • Accelerating the Progress Towards the Localization of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in ESAR
  • UN Women Regional Office and MASHAV-Israel Agency for International Development Cooperation sign a Cooperation Agreement
  • UN Women SAMCO signs Memorandum of Understanding with South African Local Government Association

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Bibliographic information

Geographic coverage: Africa; Uganda; Kenya; South Sudan; South Africa; Sudan; Zimbabwe; Zambia; Somalia; Congo, Democratic Republic of the; Burundi

Subject area(s): Economic empowerment; Ending violence against women and girls; Education; Entrepreneurship; Gender, culture and society; Gender mainstreaming

Resource type: Newsletters/magazines

UN Women office involved in publication: East and Southern Africa Regional Office

Publication year: 2016

Number of pages: 14

Publishing entities: United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)