UN Gender Focus

UN Gender Focus: Chibok girls, refugees and Afghan women journalists

Release of 82 more kidnapped Chibok girls welcomed by UN

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UN Gender Focus: Indigenous women and girls, fighting gender-based violence and Syrian refugees in Portugal

“Triple discrimination” holds back Indigenous women and girls: FAO

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UN Gender Focus: Yemen, indigenous women and disaster preparedness

Women and girls paying “heaviest price” in Yemen as famine looms: UNFPA

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UN Gender Focus: Burundi terror campaign; Webby nomination and Saudi Arabia women

Rape chants lay bare Burundi terror campaign: UN human rights chief

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UN Women timeline earns nomination for top internet awards

An interactive timeline chronicling the accomplishments of women over the centuries has been nominated for a Webby, the leading international award honouring excellence on the Internet.

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Public transport campaign tackles sexual harassment

A new campaign in Mexico City aims to combat a touchy subject: sexual harassment on public transportation.

A recent national survey found that nearly 90 per cent of women feel unsafe on buses and subways.

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UN Gender Focus: Syrian women, reproductive health and sexual harassment

Women’s participation in peace talks empower Syrians “as a whole”

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UN Gender Focus: reproductive health, indigenous people and women in peacekeeping

Gender equality is “central to development”: UNFPA

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UN Gender Focus: Sexual violence, women farmers and women entrepreneurs

Scars of rape last “longer than the war”: UN Special Representative

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UN Gender Focus: Syrian women, workplace sexual abuse and agricultural workers

“Invisible” impact of Syrian civil war destroying family life: UNFPA

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