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UN Women is the UN organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women.
UN Women is the UN organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women.

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Our heartfelt congratulations to Dr. Denis Mukwege & Nadia Murad, who won the #NobelPeacePrize for their efforts to end sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict!
In welcoming the decision of the Norwegian Nobel Prize Comittee, our Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka emphasizes, "We must all reflect their courage in taking action and speaking out." Read the full statement here: http://unwo.men/PKbC30m7yHC
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10/5/18
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With an array of speeches by Heads of States, celebrity sightings and diplomatic tweets to keep up with, we have outlined where and when to pay close attention to the global gender equality agenda at #UNGA:
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We all have a right to: Peace | Paz | Paix | سلام | Мир | 和平
🕊️ Happy International Peace Day!
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First step to empowerment: knowing your rights
Since training on women's rights, Katunzi from Tanzania has become a landowner & a businesswoman: http://unwo.men/okK730lAubW
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For Cielo Gomez, every day is work day, starting with coffee ☕ 5:30 am.
A mother of 3, a wife and now a coffee grower with her own land, it’s a labour of love💕:
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Jordan currently hosts 1.3 M refugees and continues to demonstrate humanitarian leadership in the Syrian refugee crisis. It's also where we opened our first Oasis— a centre for refugee women and girls to access emergency aid. Now there are 4 Oasis centres in 2 Jordanian refugee camps, doing much more than providing aid:
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What challenges do lesbian, bisexual and queer women specifically face during disasters? Find out from this feminist human rights defender:
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Happy International Day of Indigenous Peoples! We must ensure the rights of indigenous peoples are protected.
Check out how we're amplifying indigenous women's voices: http://unwo.men/A43X30li0mh #WeAreIndigenous
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The numbers don’t lie. Jobs in research and innovation continue to be dominated by men. http://unwo.men/qtgd30il4e0 #PromisesToAction #GlobalGoals
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"We are seeing the growth of a new generation of women living with HIV who clearly prioritize addressing non-biomedical drivers of the HIV epidemic." Hear from this activist: http://unwo.men/htP830l7qUw
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