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UN Women is the UN entity for & women's empowerment. Executive Director: .
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Advocate for change in ways that acknowledge the intersections between multiple forms of discrimination, so that no one is left behind & every person can enjoy the right to live as their true self.
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Be a SHEro like & use your platforms to share the stories of women who can't raise their voices!
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Learn about FGM Educate others around you Support activists working on the ground There is so much we can all do to , which is a grave violation of human rights. Find out more:
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Rani. Lily. Grace. Aude. Their stories reflect those of millions of other girls. YOU can take action to help them live free from violence & discrimination:
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Women & girls from ethnic minority across Viet Nam are especially vulnerable to violence & discrimination. Here's how gender budgeting spurs change:
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FGM denies women & girls their right to health & bodily integrity. For Nur, a 10-year-old girl from Somalia, it also violated her right to life. She died of blood loss after undergoing FGM:
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ILO Aug 16
There are 67 million domestic workers worldwide. They often face low wages, excessively long hours and are vulnerable to abuse. Their rights must be protected.
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Restoring livelihoods Safety & security in shelters Promoting dignity in emergency response Our humanitarian response in the Caribbean in the aftermath of storms & beyond:
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UN Peacekeeping Aug 15
. peacekeepers from , , & conducted an all-female patrol & market walk in . All-female patrols provide allow local women to share concerns without breaking cultural norms. Read more:
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UN Women Pakistan Aug 16
Myth: A woman's clothes provoke or invite predators. Fact: Violence against women is never provoked, invited or deserved by women. Everyone has a right to live a safe & violence-free life, no matter what they wear or do. Speak out & challenge myths about violence against women
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UN Humanitarian Aug 15
When you have the weight of the world on your shoulders. Join the movement to demand world leaders protect children in conflict ➡️
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UN Women Aug 16
Her story is our story. Act now to help end violence against women & girls: v
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FAO Aug 15
Empowering rural is 🔑 to ensuring food security.
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UN Women Aug 16
"I've been around long enough for people to know who I am and what my contributions are. They know me as more than just an artist. I think they know me as a woman as well." RIP Aretha Franklin,
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UN Refugee Agency Aug 15
Forced to flee their home at a moment's notice, Daniela and Sofia are now free to love.
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UN Women Aug 16
🎶🎶 Express yourself, don't repress yourself Express yourself, don't repress yourself Express yourself, don't repress yourself Express yourself, don't repress yourself 🎶🎶 Happy birthday, !
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UN Women Africa Aug 16
To the young people: 'Africa is YOURS!' -
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Jaha Mapenzi Dukureh Aug 15
The traditional leaders conference in Nairobi was eye opening for me and setting the ground for much needed work with on the ground. Thank you for the opportunity.
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UN Women Africa Aug 15
1 in every 3 women experience violence in their societies. The number is even higher in South Africa. This is a pandemic that requires serious attention -
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UNICEF Aug 15
Raped. Parents killed. Forced to flee her home. This is 15-year-old Ismat’s devastating story.
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