UN Gender Focus

“Epidemic” of violence against women in Solomons can end

The “epidemic” of violence against women in the Solomon Islands can be stopped and the whole Pacific region is already taking “proactive steps”.

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UN Gender Focus: Reproductive health, Antigua & Barbuda, and Space for Women

Reproductive health and economic inequalities inextricably linked: UNFPA

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Engineer believes space science will smash the glass ceiling in Nigeria

Could space science and technology be the tool to demolish the “gender ceiling” in Nigeria?

That’s the belief of a woman who was involved in the design and building of four satellites launched by the West African country.

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UN Gender Focus: parental leave in Norway, space for women, women’s economic empowerment in Ghana

Parental leave is smart for the economy and helps change minds

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Parental leave is smart for the economy and helps change minds

Unequal pay and lack of paid parental leave holds women back in the world of work.

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UN Gender Focus: Rohingya women, protection of women in South Sudan and space technology

Rohingya women have  “lived through real horrors:”  UNFPA

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UN Gender Focus: Saudi Arabian women, human trafficking, and youth and development

UN chief: Saudi Arabian women’s right to drive “an important first step”

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UN Gender Focus: fighting violence against women, new UN gender parity strategy and empowering women economically

Gender equality a “driver” in fighting violence against women and girls

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UN Gender Focus: South Sudan, girls in tech and gender equality

Only female contingent commander in South Sudan heads new hospital project in Bentiu

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New alliance to advance women, girls in innovation and tech

The innovation and technology sector holds “huge opportunities for women,” said to become more tangible with a new alliance aimed at advancing women and girls in the field.

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