Friday, July 10, 2020
UN Women, the Affirmative Finance Action for Women in Africa (AFAWA) initiative of the African Development Bank and ImpactHER will host a virtual high-level panel discussion on empowering women entrepreneurs in the fight against COVID-19.
Friday, June 12, 2020
Women are disproportionately affected by the impact of COVID-19, as more women work in low-paying, insecure and informal jobs, while carrying the bulk of burden on unpaid care work at home. As more countries report infection and lockdown, more domestic violence helplines and shelters across the world are reporting rising calls for help. Confinement is fostering the tension and strain created by security, health, and money worries. In addition, it is increasing isolation...
Monday, November 25, 2019
The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence is an annual international campaign that kicks off on 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and runs until 10 December, Human Rights Day. It was started by activists at the inaugural Women’s Global Leadership Institute in 1991 and continues to be coordinated each year by the Center for Women’s Global Leadership. It is used as an organizing strategy by individuals and...
Tuesday, October 22, 2019
UN Women Deputy Executive Director Åsa Regnér began her first official mission to Nigeria on 21 October. The Deputy Executive Director held discussions with Mrs Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire, The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Sustainable Development Goals (OSSAP-SDGs) on the roadmap to achieving gender inclusion & the importance of embedding gender perspectives into all aspects of implementation of the SDGs.
Friday, June 14, 2019
UN Women Executive Director, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, will represent the United Nations at the 1st African Summit on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and Child Marriage (CM), taking place in Dakar, Senegal on June 16-18.
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
UN Women Tanzania CSAG is being established to facilitate effective, on-going and structured consultations between civil society and UN Women at a country level. Rotating every two years, this Advisory Group will focus on the provision of strategic perspectives on advocacy issues, strengthening UN Women’s engagement with civil society and supporting, as relevant, intergovernmental processes and forums.
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
UN Women Ethiopia is calling out all artists and creatives to make submissions on the Comic and Cartoon Competition guided by the theme ‘women as leaders and decision makers.’ S how us what comes to your mind when you reflect on women as leaders and decision makers. The competition urges artists to unleash their creativity by illustrating the relationship between women and leadership and decision making, and the positive changes that they want to see. Do you (or someone you know)...
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Training name : Gender Responsive Story Telling and Documenting Stories of Success and follow-up practical engagement Dates: 8-11 August, 2017 Location:  ...
Call for applications : Development and Submission of Initiatives/ Innovations on Women’s Socio-Economic Empowerment in Africa for THE INNOVATIVE MARKET PLACE PLATFORM at the Timeless Women’s Conference, 2016.
Thursday, January 21, 2016
INVITATION FOR INITIATIVES/ INNOVATIONS - Application Form for Development and Submission of Initiatives/ Innovations on Women’s Socio-Economic Empowerment in Africa for THE INNOVATIVE MARKET PLACE PLATFORM at the Timeless Women’s Conference, 2016. February 8th – 10th 2016- Royal Orchid Hotel, Nairobi- Kenya