Women leaders transform politics, policy and livelihoods

As mentioned in the outset, the Regional Centre of Excellence is a major milestone for the UN Women governance programme in South Asia. I want to emphasize however, that while we are initiating the institution, we are not the custodians of the Centre of Excellence. It is you, the elected leaders, national governments and civil society of the region who will own and shape the structure of the Centre as well as sustain it long-term.  In order to ensure joint ownership, we imagined it to follow a hub-and-spoke model with multiple centres spread across South Asia. Again I thank you for your commitment to equality, democracy and justice. Ending discrimination and violence against women and girls requires all of us &ndash the state, civil society, elected leaders, the international community, and ordinary men and women. It is only by coming together that we can advance human rights and dignity for all. As we say in my home country of Chile, No hay marcha atrás, there is...

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UN Women launches e-discussions on Inequalities as part of the consultations on the post-2015 agenda

UN Women in partnership with UNICEF is co-leading the UN Development Group Global Thematic Consultation on Inequalities and will facilitate the first of a series of e-discussions which will  address a wide spectrum of inequalities. The online platform for the e-discussion on addressing inequalities is now “live”. The gender...

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