UN Women

UN Women


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

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From hunger strikes and human chains to petitions and memes, activism comes in many shapes and forms to provoke change. 👇 Explore women’s activism from generations past and present.

@SwissDevCoop  is a vital partner in UN Women’s mission to achieve gender equality and women’s empowerment. Switzerland's Federal Councilor and Head of @SwissMFA , @ignaziocassis  highlights the importance of including men as allies for women’s rights. #FundingGenderEquality 

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The #Tokyo2020  Olympics will have close to equal representation of women and men competing for the first time in its history! For comparison, only 22 women (2.2%) out of 997 athletes competed in the modern @Olympics  for the first time in 1900. @Tokyo2020  #OlympicTorchRelay 

We can't let the #COVID19  pandemic reverse the hard-won gains for women's rights. #GenerationEquality  is pushing back against the push-back. #ActForEqual  & join us:

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Caring for the environment and creating opportunities for young people to learn, share, develop their talents and interests through the legacy of their ancestors, is what motivates Moana Tepano Contesse, an 18-year-old Rapa Nui activist. v @ONUMujeres 

What is bodily autonomy and must we protect this human right? Let @UNFPA  explain and join the millions of people around the world saying #MyBodyIsMyOwn : #StandUp4HumanRights 

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On #WorldArtDay , meet 10 women artists from around the world that deserve more attention. #WomenInArt  via @BBC_Culture 

"We want to end gender inequality—and to do that we need everyone to be involved." Happy Birthday to our Goodwill Ambassador, @EmmaWatson . #HeForShe 

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#COVID19 has disrupted health care services globally. A new survey of health workers across 62 countries finds it caused disruptions in newborn care as well, putting small and sick newborns at increased risk of death. 👇 More from @devex .

Women gained legal rights in nearly 30 countries last year despite disruption due to #COVID19 , but governments must do more to ease the disproportionate burden shouldered by women during the pandemic, reports @GlblCtzn .

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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. #IWD2021 

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 

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.

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

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 

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 

Happy #WomenIn ScienceDay! Let’s smash stereotypes, defy gender bias and defeat discrimination that holds women and girls back in Science, Tech, Engineering and Math. 👩‍🔬👩‍🚀 #GenerationEquality 

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

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