#UN Women

  • Article: Powerful Women Leaders From Around the World Are Working Together to Fight COVID-19

    Powerful Women Leaders From Around the World Are Working Together to Fight COVID-19

    By Leah Rodriguez|April 28, 2020

    Politicians, humanitarians, and philanthropists helped launch the UN’s latest recovery initiative. Read more

  • Article: 3 Ways South African Miss Universe Zozibini Tunzi Keeps Showing Up for Girls and Women

    3 Ways South African Miss Universe Zozibini Tunzi Keeps Showing Up for Girls and Women

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|March 25, 2020

    She is using her platform as Miss Universe to support leadership and education. Read more

  • Article: Coronavirus Pandemic is Making Existing Gender Inequalities Worse

    Coronavirus Pandemic is Making Existing Gender Inequalities Worse

    By Erica SanchezLeah Rodriguez  and  Pia Gralki|March 25, 2020

    Response needs to consider that pandemics hit women & girls the hardest. Read more

  • Article: Netflix, the UN, and 55 Women in Film Team up for International Women's Day Collection

    Netflix, the UN, and 55 Women in Film Team up for International Women's Day Collection

    By Leah Rodriguez|March 6, 2020

    Women in the film industry selected inspiring films, documentaries, and television shows. Read more

  • Article: 5 Activists Leading the Fight Against Female Genital Mutilation in Africa

    5 Activists Leading the Fight Against Female Genital Mutilation in Africa

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Feb. 5, 2020

    Some 3 million girls in Africa risk undergoing FGM every year. Read more

  • Article: Kristen Bell Wants You to Stand With Grassroots Women Activists

    Kristen Bell Wants You to Stand With Grassroots Women Activists

    Sept. 19, 2019

    She's calling on the world to help women who are building peace. Read more

  • Article: Program is Fighting to Empower South African Female Farmers

    Program is Fighting to Empower South African Female Farmers

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Aug. 29, 2019

    Vodacom, UN Women, and South African Women in Farming are joining forces for equality. Read more

  • Article: 'Future of Africa Depends on Women': Head of UN Women Calls to Double Gender Equal Cabinets

    'Future of Africa Depends on Women': Head of UN Women Calls to Double Gender Equal Cabinets

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 10, 2019

    Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka says balanced cabinets make better decisions both for women and society. Read more