This executive brief is a synthesis of key findings and recommendations from a multi country analytical study by UN Women on child marriage in Africa covering ten countries selected due to their comparatively higher prevalence of child marriage in the continent and globally. More
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Wednesday, September 9, 2020
This Guide is a useful document which provides direction to the Nigerian Legislature on their role in promoting the inclusion of women in decision-making, and in supporting the UNSCR 1325 agenda.
Tuesday, July 14, 2020
The publication innovates "The Matrix of Her Success", a case study of UN Women's Economic Empowerment successes in Mali. It delineates the supremacy of the personality of the businesswoman, Mme Sirébara over all other factors. the personality is classified as the essential factor, the "Unbeatable desire to succeed, opportunity readiness" which generates "sustainability potentials as both causal & enabling variables of business". Unique testimony to the unique potentials of UN Women flagships deployed within a public-private-partnership.
Wednesday, June 24, 2020
The publication presents UN Women Ethiopia key results on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment (GEWE). It highlights thevaluable collaboration with government institutions, development partners, regional organisations, UN Agencies and CSOs as key approach for GEWE’s accomplishments.
Thursday, January 30, 2020
The report draws on analysis of case studies both at national and regional level as a means of identifying targeted interventions on SDGs and GEWE. Accordingly, this publication has mapped all the 17 SDGs within the GEWE agenda including the various ways in which women and girls will remain key to the attainment of the global goals.
Friday, March 29, 2019
Women’s struggle for inclusion and equal representation in politics has been difficult and drawn out. But it is an extremely important journey— women’s participation in governance is one of the best ways to tackle gender inequality. Half of the global population is female, and better representation is imperative. In Kenya, representation of women in the 12th Parliament stands at 23.3 percent, the highest since independence…but the lowest in the East Africa region. ...
Thursday, November 30, 2017
UN Women East and Southern Africa continues to STEP IT UP for gender equality on a daily basis to give voice to women and girls who are still challenged with the violence, injustice, unequal opportunities and prejudices because of their gender.
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Dr. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, the Executive Director of UN Women met with 33 inspirational young African leaders in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The dialogue focused on young women’s leadership and economic empowerment and rights, particularly young women’s entrepreneurship.
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
UN Women Eastern and Southern Africa Regional newsletter of April 2016 The highlights of this issue: Transformational Leadership Training Equips Ethiopian Women to Transform Institutions:The Story of Mrs. Fikre Mulugeta of Ahmara Regional Council Uganda agrees on Gender Statistics to accelerate Sustainable Development Goals Implementation UN Women and Africa UNiTE Launch “Violence Thrives in our Silence” Documentary The Time is NOW: High Level Panel on...
Sunday, January 24, 2016
Issue 1: Gender Is My Agenda Campaign (GIMAC) - CSO Segment, Gender Pre-‐Summit, 17 – 18 January 2016
Sunday, January 24, 2016
Voice from Addis issue 2: 8th African Union Gender Pre-Summit on 2016 African Year of Human Rights, with particular Focus on the Rights of Women 19-20 January 2016
Sunday, January 24, 2016
Issue 3: Africa Ministerial Pre-Consultative Meeting on CSW 60th Session on the Theme “Women’s Empowerment and its Link to Sustainable Development, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 21 January 2016
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
In this issue : Adoption of the 2nd National Action Plan for Resolution 1325 (2000) UN Women - Japan partnership Government Collaboration Gender and Development Assistance Mini UN Women Executive Board Women & Political Participation «Musow aw ka Waati Sera!» Gender & the Defense and Security Forces Meeting with a female soldier Gender Forum : « Musow Bulon» Gender & Local Development Echoes from the Regions VIP Gender Fight against...
Monday, June 1, 2015
UN Women Eastern and Southern Africa Regional newsletter of May
Friday, May 1, 2015
UN Women Eastern and Southern Africa Regional newsletter of April
Thursday, April 30, 2015
This year’s edition focuses on “The gender agenda in West and Central Africa target 2015: Progress on the horizon?” It showcases the developments in the advancement of gender equality from across West and Central Africa. Our latest magazine features a rich portfolio of 97 articles presenting UN Women key actions and results in our region.
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
The highlights of this month : Women need to play a substantive role in Extractive Industries -- Police and Prosecutors Trained to fight violence against women and girls -- IFUW Regional Seminar on Perspectives On Women’s Education for Entrepreneurship in Africa -- Sudanese women work towards a new, gender-responsive constitution
Sunday, March 1, 2015
The highlights of this month : UN Women Executive Director calls for an end to harmful cultural practices against women and girls -- Male African leaders join the HeForShe campaign -- Secretary General and Deputy Secretary General of the East African Model United Nations sign up as HeForShe Champions -- Executive Director urges accelerated action to end Female Genital Mutilation ...
Sunday, February 1, 2015
The highlights of this month : UN Women Malawi launches HeForShe campaign and UNiTE Creative Artist Advisory Group -- At African Union Summit, UN Women Executive Director calls for women’s full participation to accelerate peace and sustainable development -- Voices from Addis at the 24th AU Summit -- UN Women Burundi and the Independent National Electoral Commission: Mainstreaming gender throughout the electoral process ...