UN Women

UN Women


UN Women is the #UN entity for #genderequality & women's empowerment. Executive Director: @phumzileunwomen.

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Since 1995, the Beijing Platform for Action has served as a blueprint for advancing gender equality around the world. Here are just five big wins it brought about for women and girls everywhere. #GenerationEquality  #WomensHistoryMonth 

We are relentlessly advocating on behalf of those women who are at the front lines of the fight against #coronavirus . You can help support them by making a donation today. 💙

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Take a break from the news and join us in imagining a better world for some positive vibes.

As the #coronavirus  pandemic continues to unfold around the world, women are exposed to a higher risk of gender-based violence. It's not up to the woman to fight on her own. It's up to all of us to fight the #COVID19  pandemic and its effects.

The #coronavirus  pandemic is increasing existing inequalities between women and men. We must stick together as #GenerationEquality  to push back against the pushbacks on women's rights. Here are 12 simple things you can do every day:

Women make up 70% of health & social sector workers. Right now, we are relentlessly advocating on behalf of those women who are at the front lines of the fight against #coronavirus . You can support them by making a donation today. 💙

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Women represent the majority of frontline health workers. The #COVID19  response must pay special attention on how women's work environment may expose them to discrimination & include their sexual and reproductive health & psychosocial needs. via @UNFPA 

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Domestic violence survivors could be feeling more trapped than usual during the #coronavirus  pandemic because of social distancing. #COVID19  via @voxdotcom 

Self-isolation during the #COVID19  pandemic can be dangerous for those in abusive relationships. Resources are limited, but there are options. @TanyaAuthor  via @nytimes 

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❌mankind ✔️humankind ❌chairman ✔️chair ❌congressman ✔️legislator ❌businessman ✔️representative ❌policeman ✔️police officer ❌landlord ✔️owner ❌boyfriend/girlfriend ✔️partner Use your language to fight gender bias with gender-neutral expressions!

Retweet if you really really really really really really really really really really really really really really really really really really really really really want more #WomenInScience .

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Top 10 countries that have achieved gender equality: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. There are none. We need to step up our efforts for a better future. #GenerationEquality 

Happy International#WomensDay ! #TimeIsNow  to support each other, believe in each other & encourage each other to speak up for rights & gender equality! #IWD2018 

She's 15. Her husband is 73. Sonjida is not the only one. Stand with us against child marriage.

To every woman who 🌟breaks barriers 🌟smashes stereotypes 🌟disrupts the system 🌟speaks up for equality 🌟demands justice 🌟fights for human rights, You inspire us every day. This day is for you. #InternationalWomensDay  #GenerationEquality  #IWD2020 

Retweet if you really really really really really really really really really really really really really really really really really really really really really want equal pay. #GenerationEquality 

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It's International Day to End Violence against Women. Whoever needs to hear this today: We hear you. We see you. We believe you. You’re safe here. ? #orangetheworld  #GenerationEquality 

Retweet if you really really really really really really really really really really really really really really really really really really really really really want more women CEOs.

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On #IWD2020 , retweet if you really really really really really really really really really really really really really really really really really really really really really want gender equality.

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