UN Gender Focus

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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UN Gender Focus: Iraqi women, Kenyan youth delegates and women drug addicts

Appeal for justice for Iraqi rape survivors

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UN Gender Focus: Protecting LGBTI defenders in Honduras, justice in Afghanistan, and raising awareness of children in armed conflict

Experts call for more action to protect LGBTI defenders in Honduras

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UN Gender Focus: Barbershop Conference, safety in South Sudan UN camps and access to sexual health care

Barbershop Conference: Changing the conversation around gender equality

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UN Gender Focus: Breastfeeding Special

This week we're bringing you a special programme to celebrate World Breastfeeding Week, which runs until 7 August.

Breastfeeding protects both babies and their mothers from an array of diseases and helps boost their health long-term.

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UN Gender Focus: women's role in peace in Africa, women empowerment in India and UK student fights for gender equality

UN deputy chief underscores women’s role in peace, security in Africa

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