Leadership and Participation, Women's Rights and Empowerment

Human Solidarity Day

December 18, 2017
Photos clockwise from top left: Women in Uruguay participate in 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence; UN Women/Sahand Minae; Girls at 16 Days of Activism in Bangladesh; UN Women/Saikat MajumdarYoo Soon-taek, the wife of Secretary-Gen
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Women, Peace and Security: There's an Act for That! (Part III)

December 15, 2017
In October 2017, the US Congress and the President officially passed the Women, Peace, and Security Act. The law is a major milestone in recognizing the link between gender equality and the security of states.

Women, Peace and Security: There's an Act for That! (Part II)

December 11, 2017
In October 2017, the US Congress, and the President, officially passed the Women, Peace, and Security Act. The law is a major milestone in recognizing the link between gender equality and the security of states.

Women, Peace and Security: There's an Act for That! (Part I)

December 04, 2017
In October 2017, the US Congress, and the President, officially passed the Women, Peace, and Security Act. The law is a major milestone in recognizing the link between gender equality and the security of states.

16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

November 28, 2017
The theme for 2017’s 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign is “Together We Can End GBV in Education!”  Running from November 25-December 10, the campaign’s goal is to build awareness and advocate to end all forms of gender-based violence once and for all.

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