As the global champion for women and girls, UN women will strongly collaborate with Women Deliver 2023 Global Conference, bringing together civil society and women’s rights activists; along with the next generations of changemakers, including youth and visionaries who were instrumental in building and driving the momentum of Generation Equality.
No country has achieved full gender parity and fewer than 1 percent of women and girls live in a country with high women’s empowerment and a small gender gap, according to a new global report launched by UN Women and UNDP today at the Women Deliver Conference.
"The AGCCI coding camp was my first experience with coding, and it showed me that there are so many possibilities out there. It really changed my life, especially in terms of the perspective on technology.
Civil servants from the Department of Agriculture and the Department of Family Affairs of the Republic of Seychelles concluded a three-day capacity building workshop with support from UN Women Regional Office for East and Southern Africa, to understand better the gender equality issues in the agriculture Sector in Seychelles.
From the earliest days of computing to the present age of virtual reality and artificial intelligence, women have made untold contributions to the digital world in which we increasingly live. Their accomplishments have been against all odds, in a field that has historically neither welcomed nor appreciated them.
Taking on the greatest challenges currently facing the global community will mean harnessing all talent. As the world continues to grapple with COVID-19 and the critically important climate crisis, the full and equal participation and leadership of women and girls in the science and technology communities is more important than ever. Now is the time to recognize women’s contributions in research and innovation, smash stereotypes and defeat discrimination against women and girls in science.
Gender Data Repository
This repository provides a collection of UN Women global gender data portals, UN Women East and Southern Africa knowledge products and external gender data portals availed for access and use by various stakeholders in the gender advocacy and policy formulation.
We work to achieve the empowerment of all women and girls and the full enjoyment of their human rights in East and Southern Africa. As the only UN entity dedicated entirely to gender equality and women’s empowerment, UN Women has a special role to play in advancing the global development agenda.
Speech: This is your future, and you must have an opportunity to shape it
Remarks by UN Under-Secretary-General and UN Women Executive Director Sima Bahous at the opening ceremony of the Women Deliver 2023 Conference, Kigali, Rwanda, 17 July 2023 Read more ➤
This document gives an overview of the strategic plan 2022-2025 that is guiding UN Women's interventions in the East and Southern Africa region