Generation Equality

To mark the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, UN Women is launching a new campaign, “Generation Equality—Realizing women’s rights and an equal future”. The campaign demands equal pay, equal sharing of unpaid care and domestic work, an end to sexual harassment and all forms of violence against women and girls, health-care services that respond to their needs, and their equal participation in political life and decision-making in all areas of life. More

  • Gender Equality, 2018 Year in Review

    From the continued momentum of the #MeToo movement to numerous new laws on violence against women to the first world leader taking maternity leave, this timeline is a selection of some of the noteworthy moments for women’s rights and gender equality from around the world this year. More

  • In Focus: Orange the World, #HearMeToo

    Impacting one in three women worldwide, violence against women and girls devastates lives, causes untold pain and incurs high economic costs. Yet, robust funding for efforts to end this violence remains woefully insufficient. For the global 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign, from 25 November to 10 December, Orange the World and mobilize resources to end this global pandemic. More

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    International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES)

    UN Women released the findings of the Palestine Report of the International Men and Gender Equality Survey in the Middle East and North Africa (IMAGES MENA) study on 19 February 2018. More

  • SDGs

    Women and the Sustainable Development Goals

    With the new global 2030 roadmap and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) approved by UN Member States, we take a look at how women are affected by each of the 17 proposed goals, as well as how women and girls can – and will – be key to achieving them. More

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I AM A MAN Music Video

Ana Zalameh (I am a man) is a song by Bashar Murad, a Palestinian singer-songwriter. The song was produced under UN Women’s “Men and Women for Gender Equality Regional Programme” supported by Sweden.

Her Story
Jana Mustafa is a former employee of a local NGO and a survivor of violence. She believes that disability should not stop anyone from starting over. 
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Around the world: 16 Days to end violence against women and girls

 For this year’s 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, people around the world mobilized, marched, spoke out and stood up to end violence against women and girls.