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UN Women Cameroon inaugurates another Women Cohesion Space

26 May 2017

The newly inaugurated WCS will also serve as one of the venues to implement the one- year USD 1.170 million Japanese sponsored project to fight against extremism through adequate support to women and girls and former hostages of Boko Haram and their host communities in the Far North Region of Cameroon. Maroua May 11, 2017: In the middle of the Minawao refugee camp in the Far North Region of Cameroon is a super imposed and solid structure, constructed on a surface area of about 3000... More

Pushing for resilience to attain women leadership

22 May 2017

Pushing for resilience to attain women leadership More

Thriving through Gender-Sensitive Public Procurement

22 May 2017

The State Department of Gender supported by UN Women is running a second series of capacity building trainings on Access to Government Procurement Opportunities More

Forging innovative solutions for women in public procurement

22 May 2017

The State Department of Gender Affairs and National Treasury with support from UN Women are conducting the second phase of grassroot sensitization trainings to women on the 30% public procurement allocation for women youth and persons with disabilities that targeted women from the county level including Mombasa, Bungoma, Kisumu and Turkana. More

"Kama sio sasa, ni sasa hivi"

22 May 2017

The Voice of a Mother who has defied all Cultural Odds to run for a Political Seat in a Male Dominated Society in Northern Kenya More

African girls have what it takes to drive technology: Girls in ICT Day 2017

12 May 2017

Over 230 eager, energetic and tech-savvy high-school girls filled the conference room at the African Union Commission, in Addis Ababa, for the celebration of 2017 Girls in ICT Day More

UN Women awarded for its support to women and girls affected by Boko Haram

12 May 2017

On 25 April 2017 in Yaoundé, 12,000 beneficiaries who were mainly vulnerable women and girls received impeccable support from the Government of Japan. More

Coverage: Executive Director in Rwanda

10 May 2017

Executive Director in Rwanda More

UN Women Executive Director to call for bridging the gender digital divide at Transform Africa Summit

08 May 2017

UN Women Executive Director to call for bridging the gender digital divide at Transform Africa Summit More

African women define the pathway to achieve the SDG's

04 May 2017

Any mention of women and development in the same setting generally conjures up metaphors on feminism—which is precisely the image African Women’s Development and Communication Network (FEMNET) wants to convey. More

From where I stand: “Today, I am living my dream, because I got a second chance”

03 May 2017

Today, I am living my dream, because I got a second chance More

UN Women Cameroon takes bold steps in integrating menstrual hygiene management

28 April 2017

UN Women Cameroon takes bold steps in integrating menstrual hygiene management More

Kenya Empowering Women through Gender-Sensitive Public Procurement

18 April 2017

Kenya Empowering Women through Gender Sensitive Public Procurement More

Value and supply chain analysis workshop equips women with business opportunities

07 April 2017

Value and supply chain analysis workshop equips women with business opportunities More

Ugandan delegation in South Africa to learn best practices on improving justice sector’s response to gender based violence

07 April 2017

Ugandan delegation in South Africa to learn best practices on improving justice sector’s response to gender based violence More

International Women's Day spotlights HeForShe campaign in changing world of work

04 April 2017

Cameroon's International Women’s Day celebrations spotlights HeForShe campaign in changing world of work More

Gender Focused Evaluations Vital for SDG Attainment in Africa

30 March 2017

Evaluation is critical for the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It is also vital for African countries and development partners to strengthen the evaluation capacity from a gender lens to realize the SDGs. This was the main message during the 8th African Evaluation Conference (AFREA) held in Kampala, Uganda. The African evaluation community will continue to take lead in ensuring that development programming is in sync with the needs of the people and ensure that governments are developing policy frameworks that are influenced by research. More

Avec l’ONU FEMMES, l’espoir est permis…

22 March 2017

Les Institutions de Formation et d’Education Féminine (IFEF) sont des structures para- scolaires ou des offres alternatives d’éducation initiées pour assurer à la population féminine analphabètes ou déscolarisée une formation et un encadrement spécifique susceptible de faire d’elle de véritables agents de développement. Elles sont gérées par le Ministère de la Promotion de la Femme de la Famille et de la Protection de l’enfant (MPFFPE) et ont pour objectif principal la formation et l’éducation la population féminine afin d’assurer son intégration et sa pleine participation au développement économique et social du pays. Dans le cadre du projet « Anticiper et prévenir la vulnérabilité des femmes et des jeunes filles face à l’instabilité et à la violence » initié par ONU Femmes Côte d’Ivoire et financé par le gouvernement du Japon, un accompagnement des auditrices des IFEF est en cours. Il s’agit pour ONU Femmes de renforcer les capacités de ces auditrices, de les équiper en les aidant à avoir accès à de meilleures opportunités économiques. More

UN Secretary-General Champions Women's Rights for Prosperity

10 March 2017

The UN Secretary General Mr. Antonio Guterres joined Kenyans to celebrate the International Women’s Day during which he emphasized the need to protect women’s rights as human rights and empower women and girls. More

UN Women and development partners in Nigeria make a case for women in the work place

09 March 2017

UN Women and development partners in Nigeria make a case for women in the work place More

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