UN Women

UN Women


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

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10 #GenerationEquality  actions for every day: 1-Speak up for human rights 2-Call out sexism 3-Share the care 4-Reject the binary 5-Defy stereotypes 6-Amplify feminist voices 7-Stand against rape culture 8-Disrupt toxic masculinity 9-Challenge beauty standards 10-Demand equality

If you're reading this: 🌈You are enough. 🌈You are capable. 🌈You will get through this. RT to spread the word.

Explore how hardship and obligation, violence, poverty, climate change, and other forces undermine women’s lives, spurring them to migrate. 💼via @NatGeo 

👩‍🎓👩‍🎓👩‍🎓👩‍🎓👩‍🎓👩‍🎓👩‍🎓 👨‍🎓👨‍🎓👨‍🎓👨‍🎓👨‍🎓👨‍🎓👨‍🎓👨‍🎓👨‍🎓👨‍🎓 7 young women for every 10 young men complete upper secondary school in low-income countries. We need to close the gender gap in education for a better future. #GenerationEquality 

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Together, we can defeat the patriarchy. RT if you've been scoring feminist goals! #GenerationEquality 

Here is a guide to commonly used terms that any gender equality activist should have in their vocabulary to end violence:

#OnThisDay , join us in wishin @MichelleObama  Happy Birthday. Thank you for inspiring the women of today and the girls who will lead us into the future.

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One new life should not mean the death of another. We must improve maternal health everywhere. #GenerationEquality 

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🚨Reminder for girls🚨 You are strong. You are capable. You have the power to change the world. #GenerationEquality 

"It’s important for women to empower themselves… we need to [be aware] of how important we are at home, on the farm, socially, economically and politically, in our communities."

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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!

Respect women. That's it. That's the tweet.

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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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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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 

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 

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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