A group of United Nations human rights experts issued a joint statement on Wednesday calling on States to live up to their commitments to protect women human rights defenders, as they come under increasing attack, and with inadequate protection.
A concrete plan to fight violence against women and girls demands recognizing its various forms in regions across the globe.
Making the global tax system fairer and closing loopholes would be a huge benefit to women.
That’s the view of Winnie Byanyima, Executive Director of Oxfam International, a confederation dedicated to fighting poverty worldwide.
New Independent Expert on LGBT issues a "huge development"
The issue of equality is expected to be at the centre of discussions getting underway in Mexico between representatives of countries in Latin America and the Caribbean.
A young autistic filmmaker has visited the UN to look at how recently agreed development targets will benefit people living with the condition.
More women, girls die during disasters than men: UN
Malian singer could not find “place in society” following genital cutting
Progress has been made on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) issues, but more work remains to be done in the coming year.
African women “more effected” by climate change