UN Gender Focus

UN Gender Focus: Yemen, Portugal and epidemic diseases

Yemen conflict having “devastating” effect on women of reproductive age

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UN Gender Focus: women in the Great Lakes region, Libyan women and women leaders in Botswana

Great Lakes women demand more active role in peace talks

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UN Gender Focus: women's economic empowerment, Yemen peace talks and gender parity in sports

Women’s economic empowerment: no time to waste

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Women need to earn as much as men for the same job: Trudeau

Women need to earn as much as men for doing the same job.

That was the clear message from the head of the UN’s gender agency, speaking alongside the Canadian Prime Minister at UN headquarters on Wednesday.

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UN Gender Focus: gender pay gap, child marriage and empowerment of girls

Women need to earn as much as men for the same job: Trudeau

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UN Gender Focus: gender equal world, refugees and "comfort women"

“Step it up” for a gender-equal world, urges UN Women chief

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"Step it up” for a gender-equal world, urges UN Women chief

“Step it up” so that women and men, boys and girls have equal rights by 2030, the head of a UN agency focusing on gender issues has urged world leaders.

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Women still "struggling" to reach high-level positions

The celebration of International Women’s Day on 8 March should remind the world that there is “still a long way to go” before gender equality is fully achieved.

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Algerian mothers raising sons to help curb violence against women

Algerian mothers are being empowered to raise their sons to reject the use of any violence against women.

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UN Gender Focus: empowerment of women and girls

More women, girls die during disasters than men: UN

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