• UN Women

    A New Campaign, #EveryHourMatters, Urges Instant Post-Rape Care

    by  • March 28, 2016 • Gender-Based Violence, Health and Population, UN Agencies, UN Office on Drugs and Crime, Women's Issues • 3 Comments

    Maureen Phiri, a Malawian who told a story of being raped as an 11-year-old at a United Nations panel event.

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyMaureen Phiri, a young girl from a poor family in Malawi, was only 11 years old when she was...

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    As Syrian Peace Talks Take Shape, How Will Women Take Part?

    by  • December 26, 2015 • Gender-Based Violence, Middle East, Peace and Security, Security Council, Syria, Women's Issues • 2 Comments

    Syrian women refugees at the Keleti train station in Budapest, Sept. 4, 2015. MSTYSLAV CHERNOV/CREATIVE COMMONS

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyWhen the United Nations Security Council recently approved timelines to begin peace talks and institute a national cease-fire in...

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    In South Africa, the Importance of Telling Our Own Stories

    by  • December 2, 2015 • Africa, Gender-Based Violence, Women's Issues • 

    The actresses in the play

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyCAPE TOWN — As the curtains go up and bright lights dramatically illuminate the room, the only thing the...

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    Women’s Rights and the UN: A Long History of Ups and Downs

    by  • August 10, 2015 • UN Agencies, Women's Issues • 

    For International Women's Day, UN Women organized a street rally. J. CARRIER/UN WOMEN

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyThe 2010 creation of the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment (or UN Women) represented an...

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    This Palestinian Policewoman Has Zero Tolerance for Domestic Violence

    by  • July 16, 2015 • Gender-Based Violence, Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Middle East, Women's Issues • 

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    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyRAMALLAH — As the head of the Palestinian Civil Police Family and Juvenile Protection Unit, Lieut. Col. Wafa Muammar...

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    Eastern Europe Presses Its Claim to the Secretary-General’s Office  

    by  • April 13, 2015 • Secretary-General, Security Council, Unesco, US-UN Relations, Women's Issues • 1 Comment

    Vladimir Putin

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyIn 70 years of United Nations history, Eastern Europe has been the only regional group in the organization that...

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    Prostitution: A Word That UN Women Does Not Want to Hear

    by  • March 31, 2015 • Gender-Based Violence, Human Trafficking, Poverty, Women's Issues • 22 Comments

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    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyOn the eve of a speech Ruchira Gupta was to give on International Women’s Day in New York as...

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    The Many Global Currents Undermining Gender Equality

    by  • March 29, 2015 • Gender-Based Violence, Migration, Women's Issues • 

    tktkt. A cook in a hotel restaurant in Luang Prabang, Laos. ADRI BERGES/ILO

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyHow much does the economic environment of a country generate inequalities for women? A new report on wage gaps...

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    In Eastern Ukraine, Questions Abound Regarding Violence Against Women

    by  • March 10, 2015 • Gender-Based Violence, Human Rights, Women's Issues • 

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    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyA recent cease-fire seems to be holding in eastern Ukraine, promising relative relief in the region from the incessant,...

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    At the UN’s Yearly Meeting on Women, Scrutinizing the Slow, Patchy Gains on Equality

    by  • March 8, 2015 • Gender-Based Violence, Women's Issues • 

    Bangladesh women carry bundles of sticks. SCOTT WALLACE/WORLD BANK

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyTwo decades after the world’s largest gathering of women adopted an ambitious plan to improve if not legalize gender...

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