Remarks by UN Women Deputy Executive Director Yannick Glemarec at the Global Science, Technology and Innovation Conference.
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The side event held as part of the Global Compact on Refugees thematic discussions focused on: "The centrality of gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls for the formulation of the global compact on refugees."
Recently, the United Nations and Mattel, Inc. announced a collaboration to incorporate five of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into the storylines of the animated children's television series Thomas & Friends™, to be aired in over 110 countries in 33 languages.
On 27 October 2017, the UN Security Council will convene its annual Open Debate on Security Council resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security. UN Security Council resolution 1325 recognized for the first time in 2000, the role of gender equality and women's leadership in international peace and
Meet Hikmah Bafagih, from Malang in East Java, Indonesia. University professor, community organizer, peace-builder, Counsellor, mother, wife-Bafagih has many roles. She is also a religious leader, steering the women's wing of the biggest Muslim organization in Indonesia. Her vision is to create an
October marks World Food Day, a reminder to the international community of the criticality of treating food security as a 21 st Century priority if sustainable development, peace and security and the realization of human rights are to be achieved.
Sepur Zarco was the first case of conflict-related sexual violence challenged under Guatemala's penal code. It was also the first time that a national court anywhere in the world had ruled on charges of sexual slavery during an armed conflict-a crime under international law. In its path-breaking
During times of instability, women and girls are disproportionately impacted by sexual and gender-based violence. This interactive infostory explores the various paths to justice, gives voice to survivors' stories and looks at the critical role investigators play in ending impunity for sexual and
For Khadeja Ramali from Libya, empowering young women to participate in the peacebuilding process is crucial to rebuilding the country post Arab Spring.
After almost two decades of silence and stigma, Kosovowomen survivors of sexual violence during the armed conflict of 1998 - 1999 will soon get legal recognition and reparations, including financial assistance.