UN Women

UN Women


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

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Bringing data stakeholders to the table can improve how gender data is collected and used to inform policies. Here's a great example from Kenya. v #WomenCount 

We need to ensure peace processes are inclusive. Join @UNPeacekeeping  and @UN_Women  in promoting women’s participation as human rights defenders and peacebuilders. #UNSCR1325  #WPSin2020 

As the world becomes more digitally connected, women continue to be left behind in their use of digital technologies. Barriers that women face on access, affordability, skills, safety and security must be addressed to close this gap. v @WorldBank 

Only equal is enough. We cannot accept any less, anymore. #GenerationEquality 

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There is just 10 years left to achieve the #GlobalGoals  by the target date of 2030, and gender equality cuts across all 17 of them. It's time to accelerate progress!

"I’m a changemaker and not afraid of standing up for what I believe in." Hear from this women’s rights activist and peacebuilder from Luhansk, a region in Ukraine affected by the ongoing conflict.

“I want to end female genital mutilation (FGM).” Girls like Latty inspire us every day. #EndFGM  via @UNFPA 

The Global #GenderTracker  reveals governments are stepping up with measures to end violence against women and girls. See more data in the dashboard: @UNDP 

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We can not put off until tomorrow what we can do today. #GenerationEquality 

It’s hard enough being a female business owner or employee in a world still very much dominated by men. Unfortunately, the #COVID19  pandemic has made things even harder. @genemarks  via @guardian 

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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!

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.

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 

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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We will never forget Ruth Bader Ginsburg, U.S. Supreme Court Justice. #RBG  was a champion for justice and she cleared the way for gender equality so other women can have a seat at the table. Her legacy will live on. Rest in power 🖤

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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 EQUAL RIGHTS. #GenerationEquality 

50 years ago #OnThisDay , men took their first steps on the Moon. ?‍?? Here's some inspiration from four of the women who made it possible! #Apollo50th 

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