21 Mar 2019
GenderInSITE, represented by its Director, Prof Roseanne Diab, participated in a roundtable titled “What drives the gender gap in science, technology and innovation? And how do we close it?” at the 63rd session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women in New York on 20 March 2019. The session, which was organized by...
04 Feb 2019
UN Women urges leaders and advocates to “Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change” on International Women’s Day
The United Nations’ gender equality entity puts spotlight on public services, income security, safe spaces and technology to advance progress for women and girls In celebration of International Women’s Day on 8 March, UN Women is celebrating its 2019 theme of “Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change”, along with hosting hundreds of festivities around the world through the organization’s...
17 Jan 2017
As the Pacific braces itself for another cyclone season, UN Women is leading efforts to ensure that women and girls are at the centre of disaster preparedness, response and recovery work.
15 Nov 2016
The third annual GEM-TECH event showcases the key role ICTs play in advancing women’s empowerment worldwide
15 Nov 2016
In Papua New Guinea, UN Women is implementing the Safe Public Transport for Women and Children programme, which will support efforts to end sexual harassment in public spaces, and ensure increased access to economic opportunities for women.
26 Oct 2016
“The time to hold strongly to the achievements …and continue being a progressive global force to promote gender equality”
We have before us an opportunity to end poverty and transform gender relations irreversibly, with the mission to end gender inequality by 2030. And, here in Latin America, the time is to hold strongly to the achievements and progress women have conquered in the past years and to continue being a progressive global force to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment.