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Tuesday, June 23, 2020
The UN Women has partnered with Plan International, Msichana Initiative and the African Women Leaders’ Network (AWLN) in a virtual Roundtable Dialogue that sparked the need to keep the momentum of the UN Women Global Campaign: The Generation Equality – Realizing Women’s Rights for an Equal Future during the COVID-19 emergency.
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...
Wednesday, April 8, 2020
This year’s International Women’s Day celebrations marked the 25 th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action. Under the international theme of ‘‘I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights’ ’ , the International Women’s Day celebrations brought together change makers, men and women of all age groups, to advocate for, and tackle the unfinished business of empowering women and girls.
Thursday, August 23, 2018
Johanitha Katunzi, 43, is a business woman in the Temeke markets in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Raising awareness of women’s rights in the workplace has improved the safety of the market, and increased access to financial services has enabled Katunzi to buy land. Now, she is able to send her three children to school.
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Mr. Yannick Glemarec, Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations and Deputy Executive Director of UN Women, visited Senegal from 1 to 4 October 2017. The overall purpose of this high-level visit was to reaffirm the commitment of UN Women, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and Women Empowerment to work closely with the Government of Senegal and all stakeholders to promote women entrepreneurship.as it is in line with the SDG agenda.
Monday, April 27, 2015
The report on Progress of the World’s Women 2015-2016 was launched in Nairobi on Monday, 27th April 2015. The chief guests for the event were Amb Sahle-Work Zewde, UN Under Secretary General and Director General of the United Nations Office in Nairobi (UNON) and Dr. Manu Chandaria, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Comcraft.