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UN Women 3h
While hardly anyone openly condones violence against women, too many of us fail to challenge the culture that perpetuates it. See how you can stand against rape culture:
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Melinda Gates 11h
. & I joined forces to share a message we feel strongly about: As we work to solve the challenges of , we must make sure girls everywhere have a chance to learn, stay healthy and stay safe—not just for their sake, but for all of ours.
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UN Women 6h
Our latest policy briefs focus on , highlighting the policy responses needed to mitigate the immediate impact of the crisis on women and girls, and promote a gender-responsive recovery.
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UN Women 9h
As people were forced into lockdown to stop the spread of , they were given a simple message: Stay home, stay safe. Yet for millions with abusive partners, home has been anything but safe. via
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UN Women 12h
Despite the many ways crisis is devastating women and girls, it is also a reminder of their essential contributions. Here are the stories of just some of the pandemic heroines from Mexico, brought to you by and .
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UN Humanitarian 23h
has heightened potential life-threatening consequences for women & girls. See how helps address women's needs, including through training, legal representation, support to victims:
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UN Women 15h
Don’t laugh at sexism Redefine masculinity Stop victim-blaming Talk about consent Listen to survivors Know the causes Be intersectional Invest in women End impunity Speak up Educate There is something you can do every day to end rape culture, even during the pandemic.
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UN Women 18h
"Without a clear picture of the devastation, responses to risk leaving out millions of women & girls." explains the importance of collecting & using to develop & implement evidence-based recovery efforts. via
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UN Women 21h
Many female leaders are proving to the naysayers with their response efforts that women can and are leading just as well as men. We must end gender biases once and for all so that women can fully participate in politics.
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UN Women 24h
Here's how we're supporting Pacific Island countries to produce gender data that is relevant to their context and priorities: via
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UN Women Aug 6
Here's ! 🚦 Mumbai is changing some of its traffic lights to be gender inclusive. 🚦 via
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UN Women Aug 6
The pandemic created new risks and challenges to victims and survivors of trafficking, and worsened the vulnerabilities of at-risk groups, especially women and children. Find out the details and ways to address these in our new publication.
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UN Women Aug 6
Gender inequality in the workplace is not new, but the crisis is revealing how much more work we still have left to do to end discrimination and reach equality. via
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Phumzile Mlambo Aug 6
We stand w/ our sisters & brothers in . Our family is responding to the situation, despite the challenges they are personally experiencing in the crisis in Lebanon. Our condolences are w/ those who've lost loved ones & healing for those injured.
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UN Women Aug 6
👩‍⚕️A nurse on the front lines 👩‍🏭A factory worker 👮‍♀️A police officer 📸A photographer 🤱A working single mom 📞A psychologist on the call What do they have in common? They are all heroines in the midst of the pandemic.
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UN Women Aug 6
This year will be the 100th anniversary of the passage of the in the US, which granted women the right to vote. What did the amendment change and what remains to be done? via
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Moez Doraid Aug 5
Our sincere condolences to the people of , following yesterday's explosions. We hope for fortitude for those who lost loved ones and for a speedy recovery to those injured, including and colleagues. We stand ready to support Lebanon at this difficult time.
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UN Women AsiaPacific Aug 5
isn't just a hashtag. 🤳 Today and tomorrow, we'll share some concrete actions you can to take to build a more gender equal world.
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UN Women Aug 6
🤱🏻🤱🏿🤱🏼🤱🏽 Breastfeeding provides babies with the best possible start in life. But while breastfeeding is a natural process, it's not always easy. Mums need support – both to get started & to continue. Let's stand with them this ! via
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UN Women Aug 5
Op-ed: Women have been taught that if they want to get ahead, they should act like men. New study finds that the opposite may be true, especially in light of the women leaders' success in managing the crisis. via
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