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16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence

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...

Åsa Regnér, Assistant Secretary General and UN Women Deputy Executive Director Visits Nigeria to strengthen partnerships with UN Women’s key partners in Nigeria (DAY 2 )

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

The 2nd day of the UN Women Deputy Executive Director Åsa Regnér mission to Nigeria started with an interactive meeting on gender-based violence in Nigeria with the Spotlight Initiative partners and European Union delegation. The DED, accompanied by UN Women Nigeria Country Representative Comfort Lamptey and UN Women Regional Director for West & Central Africa, Oulimata Sarr, joined the Head of Cooperation at the European Union to Nigeria and ECOWAS, Kurt Cornelis and Nigeria’s Minister of Women Affairs, Pauline K. Tallen to discuss existing opportunities to work together with UN Women in addressing Gender-Based Violence, harmful and discriminatory cultural practices.

Åsa Regnér, Assistant Secretary General and UN Women Deputy Executive Director Visits Nigeria to strengthen partnerships with UN Women’s key partners in Nigeria

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.

UN Women Executive Director to attend the 1st African Summit on FGM and Child Marriage in Senegal

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.

Call for expression of interest: Establishing UN Women Civil Society Advisory Group in Tanzania

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.

Call for Art Competition Applications

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)...

Call for Journalist Capacity Building Training

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

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