First Person: Ending violence against women - ‘men and boys — I am talking to you’, says UN Deputy Chief

Men and boys who “turn a blind eye” to violence against women, must accept that they are “accomplices to violence” according to the UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed. 

COVID-19 pandemic exposes global ‘frailties and inequalities’: UN deputy chief

The COVID-19 pandemic which has swept across the developed and developing world is “exposing the frailties and inequalities of our societies,” according to the UN Deputy Secretary-General.

Asha-Rose Migiro, UN second-in-command, takes up post

Former Tanzanian Foreign Minister Asha-Rose Migiro reported for duty at United Nations Headquarters in New York today as Deputy Secretary-General, making her the highest ranking woman at the world body and the second highest among all officials.