UN Gender Focus

UN Gender Focus: CSW61; gender pay gap and Afghanistan

#CSW61 focuses on women in the changing world of work

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Actress Patricia Arquette joins UN fight to close gender pay gap

Activists, celebrities and governments are joining the UN to combat what they describe as the “great robbery” of pay inequality

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UN Women: Workplace equality focus of International Women’s Day

Although technological advances and globalization are providing unprecedented opportunities in the workplace, women on average still earn around a quarter less than men, for the same job.

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UN Gender Focus Special: International Women's Day

This week we’re bringing you a special programme to celebrate International Women’s Day, marked annually on the 8th of March.

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UN Gender Focus: UN deputy chief, UN Women forum and Indigenous women

We must reinvent ourselves” to serve world better: UN deputy chief

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UN Women forum highlights importance of safe urban spaces

Up to 90 per cent of women report that they’ve been harassed on their way to work, according to information cited by UN Women.

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UN Gender Focus: climate crises, Pacific women and public employment

Resilient health care systems “bread and butter” in helping women cope with climate crises: WHO

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UN Gender Special: Women and Girls in Science

International Day for women in science was “best present”: Iraqi princess

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UN Gender Focus: FGM; child soldiers and sexual abuse

WHO: we can stop genital mutilation of girls

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UN Gender Focus: gender equality, Somalia and youth

Women should be able to “leapfrog” into evolving world of work

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