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Better data can help fight hunger, advance development: FAO

Better data can help in the fight against hunger and bring about sustainable development, the Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) Chief Statistician, Pietro Gennari, said on the margins of a meeting organized by the

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"We need more innovation": disability advocate

Technological innovation can help break down the barriers to success people with disabilities can face in the workplace, a disability activist says.

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“Don’t politicize data,” sustainable entrepreneur urges

Eco-friendly innovators need to use clear and un-politicized data to “let people understand” the environmental impact of their actions.

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"Young" democracies doing better at women’s representation: IPU

Young democracies are doing better at enhancing women’s representation in parliament than the established democracies of Europe, Martin Chungong, the Secretary General of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), has said.

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Empowering rural women is crucial in fight against hunger: FAO

Women in rural areas can play an important role in fighting hunger and malnutrition and poverty, a senior official with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has said.

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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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Women will be the "recipients" of climate crisis implications: WHO

Unless public health systems improve, women will continue to suffer disproportionately from changes in the climate.

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Exploring space together can help promote world peace: UN official

Collaborating on space ventures such as exploring the solar system and galaxy can help promote peace and prosperity on Earth, according to the Director of the United Nations Office for Out

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Stop polluting the future, WHO urges

If you smoke, burn fossil fuels like coal or drive a vehicle, chances are, you’re polluting the air and harming the health of those around you, the World Health Organization (WHO) is warning.

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