- Safe Cities and Safe Public Spaces (4)
- Ending violence against women and girls (4)
- Domestic violence/interpersonal violence (2)
- Rape/sexual assault (2)
- Sexual harassment (2)
- Trafficking/sexual exploitation (1)
- Service delivery (1)
- Feminicide/femicide (1)
- Political violence (1)
- UNiTE campaign (1)
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Saturday, November 21, 2015
In her statement to mark this year’s International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka says “if we all work together: governments, civil society organizations, the UN system, businesses, schools, and individuals mobilizing through new solidarity movements, we will eventually achieve a more equal world—a Planet 50-50—where women and girls can and will live free from violence”.
Sunday, September 6, 2015
3 September 2015, Oromia region, Ethiopia. About two hours from Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa, concrete steps to implement gender equality commitments and frameworks to end violence against women and girls are being taken. This week, these steps included the opening of a second Safe House for women and girls survivors of violence in Adama, Oromia Regional State. The safe house was officially opened in the presence of the Head of Oromia Bureau of Women, Children and Youth Affairs (BoWCYA)...
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
The two finalists of a song competition performed before a crowd of 3,000 dignitaries and agents of change on 25 November, as Benetton’s UNHATE Foundation announced new funding to support a transformative arts-for-change project in Kigali schools.
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
In the first south-south exchange under UN Women’s Safe Cities Global Programme, the Deputy Mayor of Kigali, Rwanda, recently visited Quito, Ecuador to share experiences and discuss challenges.