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  • Opening address by UN Women Executive Director Sima Bahous at the 2023 HeForShe Summit, held in Gotham Hall, New York City, on 21 September 2023.
  • Generation Equality, the world’s leading initiative to boost investment and implementation of gender equality, marked its midpoint milestone at a summit with the co-leadership of the governments of Tanzania and Iceland and UN Women on 17 September 2023. The event, which included more than 50 speakers from more than 25 countries in the areas of […]
  • Over the last two years, Uganda has seen a flowering of climate activism led by young women and girls.
  • On the 17th of September, UN Women together with the governments of Iceland and Tanzania, marked the midpoint moment for Generation Equality to bolster its agenda for gender equality acceleration at a critical time for women’s rights. Generation Equality is the world’s leading initiative to boost investment and implementation of gender equality. It brings together organizations […]
  • The COVID-19 pandemic revealed the fragile state of global care systems and highlighted the vital — yet unpaid — roles predominantly assumed by women. During the pandemic, women took on 29% more childcare than men and faced higher job losses due to care duties. COVID-19 also highlighted the need to view care as a public […]
  • During the COVID-19 pandemic, with many confined to their homes and businesses forced to shutter, digital systems became essential across all parts of life. This moment exposed a stark gender divide: many women-owned businesses operated offline and faced significant challenges when they suddenly needed to transition. But it also presented an opportunity to increase their […]