Kyzzhibek Batyrkanova - leader of Kyrgyzstan’s first Space Programme and champion for gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls in STEM. I am Generation Equality because… Women face so many barriers, challenges and stereotypes at home, work, and public life.
For the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, we are handing over the mic to women on the front line, those who are battling COVID-19 and the pandemic of violence against women and girls that’s relentless and rising. These
Worldwide, a large number of girls and women struggle to manage their menstruation in a dignified way. They not only lack access to menstrual health products, correct knowledge about menstruation and support and understanding from their communities but also have
EDITOR’S NOTE: THIS PIECE IS AUTHORED BY UN WOMEN AS PART OF THE SERIES “FROM WHERE I STAND”, WHICH CAPTURES PEOPLES STORIES AND THEIR DAILY SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT CHALLENGES FROM AROUND THE WORLD. SEE THE FULL SERIES HERE. "This is my second time living in
Simona Miculescu is a remarkable woman. The first woman to reach the rank of ambassador for Romania, she is currently serving as Representative of the UN Secretary-General and Head of the UN office in Belgrade. Between 2008 and 2015 she
From Leonardo DiCaprio’s 2016 Oscar acceptance speech on climate change, to Vivienne Westwood’s Climate Revolution Charter, to Will.i.am’s partnership with Coca-Cola to promoting recycling to a younger audience, sustainability has become a global buzzword. But what does it mean? Wu