UN Women

UN Women


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

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Check out some of our favourite moments of solidarity from #16Days  of Activism that helped #orangetheworld  to end violence against women!

Hot off the Press | The 2019 #HumanDev  Report, looking at new forms of #inequality  via a new lens #BeyondIncome , beyond averages & beyond today. Download the full report 👉 v @UNDP 

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Your gender identity or sexual orientation doesn't define your rights. All human beings are born free and equal! #StandUp4HumanRights 

From orange billboards in Times Square, NYC, to monuments lit in orange around the world, #GenerationEquality  took a stand against rape. Take a look at some of our favourite #orangetheworld  moments from the #16days !

Did you watch this mic drop at #COP25 ? via @ajplus 

“The opportunity for sustainable energy entrepreneurship is significant for women”. In an exclusive interview, our Suhela Khan discusses energy poverty & the need for gender-responsive energy policies. #ClimateAction 

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⚽️They inspire young #WomenInSport  to never give up. ⚽️They inspire all women to demand their right to #EqualPay . ⚽️They inspire us all to come together as a team to take action. 🏆CONGRATS to @USWNT  who are @TIME 's 2019 Athlete of the Year!

"HOW DARE YOU!" - @GretaThunberg , climate activist, 2019 Person of the Year, founder of #FridaysForFuture , inspiration to us all.

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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 

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 

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.

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 

She is young. She is fearless. She is taking action to protect our planet. We all should learn from @GretaThunberg : #ClimateAction 

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She's 15. Her husband is 73. Sonjida is not the only one. #EndChildMarriage  #16days  📹: @UNICEF 

Today we remember Marie Curie, died #OnThisDay  in 1934, who still inspires us all to reject the stereotypes that hold #WomenInScience  back.

There is no excuse for sexual violence. There are no blurred lines when it comes to consent. The definition is clear: #orangetheworld  #GenerationEquality 

💼Respect women at work. 🏠 Respect women at home. 🏫Respect women at school. 🏛️Respect women in politics. 🚗Respect women on the road. 🚶‍♀️Respect women in the streets. 🚈Respect women in transport. 🤜🤛A virtual fist bump for respecting women everywhere. #orangetheworld 

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