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 inequality discussion will open on Wednesday,......

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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......

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The role of men and boys in achieving gender equality

The role of men and boys in achieving gender equality

Gender equality is not a women&rsquos issue it concerns men and boys as well as women and girls. Garnering sufficient support for the profound social changes required by the gender equality agenda cannot be achieved by women alone. It also requires the active involvement of men, all the more so as they often control the resources needed for this work.   Many men, however, still......

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