UN Women

UN Women


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

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🌍 Today is the Global#ClimateStrike  🌏 People of all ages are taking to the streets for #FridaysForFuture  following the bravery & boldness of a young woman named @GretaThunberg . What are you waiting for? 🎥 @guardian 

Although ensuring women and girls' access to their right to learn is key to #GlobalGoals , gender disparity in education persists, especially in higher education.

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Be part of the change as history is being made. Join us in realizing women’s rights and demanding an equal future: #UNGA 

We continue to lose our world’s lungs with fires and deforestation. Rural women bear the brunt of it. Taking #ClimateAction  has never been so urgent. #UNGA 

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During the global #ClimateStrike , show what intersectional feminism looks like! Taking #ClimateAction  is also taking action to realize women's rights. #FridaysForFuture  #GenerationEquality 

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#ClimateAction starts with you, with your family, with your community, with your government, with all the inhabitants of our world. #ClimateStrike  #FridaysForFuture 

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The @UN  Youth#ClimateAction  Summit will be the FIRST & BIGGEST youth gathering in the UN dedicated to supporting young leaders and their efforts to fight #ClimateChange ! 👏👏👏 #Youth2030 

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New study finds 1 in 16 U.S. women, or about 3.3 million, were raped in their first sexual encounter. @USATODAY 

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

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

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

We need diaper changing tables in men's bathrooms, because childcare is all parents' responsibility, not just women's. Thank you @johnlegend  for breaking stereotypes and promoting equality! We #LoveTheChange . @Pampers  @KoalaKare  👏👏

Educate a girl, change the world. 📕✏️👩‍🏫 This #LiteracyDay , join @Malala  in advocating for the right to education!

Respect women in the workplace. Respect women in public. Respect women at home. Respect women.

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Be a SHEro like & use your platforms to share the stories of women who can't raise their voices! #FridayFeelingco /05ufFyh0Db

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