During the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly, a roundtable dialogue organized by the Group of Champions on Women's Economic Empowerment and UN Women, with the presence of the UN Secretary-General António Guterres, urged action to advance women's economic empowerment.
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Opening remarks by Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women at the launch of the Equal Pay International Coalition.
Aisulu Jenalieva, 48, has gone from being an abandoned wife of a migrant worker without the means to support her family, to leading a self-help group and collective that runs Jirgatol district's first dairy production facility in north-east Tajikistan.
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the first-ever High-Level Panel on Women's Economic Empowerment to provide leadership and mobilize concrete actions aimed at closing economic gender gaps that persist around the world.