UN Gender Focus

UN Gender Focus: LGBTI equality, HIV prevention in Zimbabwe and women in Afghanistan

Brazilian celebrity same-sex wedding video premiered at UN

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UN Gender Focus: maternal mortality, hospital in Sri Lanka and role of women in peacebuilding

Impressive drop in maternal mortality rates

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UN Gender Focus: refugees, entrepreneurship in Pakistan and women's rights

Concern at “never-ending flow” of vulnerable EU arrivals

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UN Gender Focus: sexual violence against women and bringing hope to Afghan women

Culture of “denial and silence” around sexual violence must be broken

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UN Gender Focus: women living longer, women in prison and Afghan women

Women living longer but still face serious challenges worldwide

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UN Gender Focus: 15 years since the adoption of UN Security Council resolution 1325

Landmark resolution on women, peace and security turns 15

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UN Gender Focus: Yazidis in Iraq, LGBTI issues and human trafficking

We feel forgotten, say Yazidis battling sex-slavery

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Gender issues must feature in new climate deal

The important linkages between gender issues and climate change are being emphasized as world leaders prepare to endorse a new, universal climate change agreement at the end of the year.

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Students in China asking: “How should we really treat each other?”

Peer education and social media strategies to prevent violence against women and girls are being adopted in China by the UN agency that deals with gender issues, UN Women.

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Women with HIV still face obstacles to treatment

A growing number of women infected with HIV are receiving treatment, but cultural and economic obstacles make staying on it a challenge, according to a new study sponsored by UN Women, the United Nations agency that deals with gender issues.

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