UN Women

UN Women


UN Women is the United Nations entity for gender equality and women's empowerment.

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This #16Days  everyone can make a difference. Here are some ways to end violence against women & girls: 📣Speak up against violence ❌Call out harassment ✔️Challenge beliefs on masculinity ⚖️Push for stronger laws 💰Fund women’s organizations Learn more:

Today is the International Women Human Rights Defenders Day. 📣We call for stronger protection mechanisms to prevent and eliminate violence, harassment, threats, intimidation & discrimination against women human rights defenders & women’s rights advocates. #PushForward  #16Days 

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UN Women welcomes the opportunity to join @iascch  and help strengthen gender perspectives in humanitarian responses, provide gender expertise, identify needs of women and facilitate women's voices in planning & decision-making. Humanitarian response must include the needs of ALL.

“You hear stories of women going to the police station to report their violent husbands & they get told ‘you deserve it’," says Amina. Discover how Morocco is working on improving police & justice services for survivors of gender-based violence: #16Days 

Calling everyone to act to end violence against women and girls makes sense in EVERY language. 🧡This #16Days , together we can #PushForward  for a world free from violence for women & girls everywhere. Are you with us? @SayNO_UNiTE  @ONUMujeres  @ONUFemmes  @unwomenarabic 

"I’m trying to do what I can to help make sure that we are amplifying the voices of the brave Iranian women and girls who are putting their lives on the line by protesting for their rights." Read the story of Mana, an Iranian-American activist: #16Days 

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

❌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!

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

RESPECT WOMEN. That's It. That's the Tweet. #IWD2021 

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 a gender-equal world. #IWD2021 

Top 10 countries that have achieved gender equality: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. There are none. Will you join us and step up for a better future? #IWD2021 

Women should feel safe walking alone in public. Women should feel safe at work. Women should feel safe at home. Women should feel safe online. Women should feel safe in public transportation. Women should feel safe EVERYWHERE. RT if you agree!

Respect women at work. Respect women at home. Respect women at school. Respect women in politics. Respect women in science. Respect women on the road. Respect women in the streets. Respect women on public transport. Respect women online. Respect women EVERYWHERE.

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