At this year’s UN Climate Change Conference, COP 28, UN Women will ensure that women and girls’ rights, abilities, and needs are taken into account in climate debates and incorporated into government policies.
UN Women kicks off a UN-wide annual campaign on 25 November, the International Day to End Violence against Women.
Following the 7 October 2023 attack by Hamas on Israel and the Israeli Armed Forces’ strikes on Gaza in response, UN Women has worked to analyse the differentiated impact on women, men, boys, and girls, to ensure adequate responses to their needs.
The United Nations is marking the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence from 25 November to 10 December 2023, under the global theme set by the UN Secretary-General’s campaign: “UNiTE! Invest to Prevent Violence against Women & Girls.”
22 NOVEMBER 2023 | SPEECH
‘We need an immediate humanitarian ceasefire’ – Statement by principals of the Inter-Agency Standing Committee on the situation in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory
5 NOVEMBER 2023 | STATEMENT
13 OCTOBER 2023 | STATEMENT
We have started an emergency fund raising to support UN Women's projects for the benefit of women, girls and their families. Please donate today to protect and support women and their families in the Gaza crisis.
Taghreed embarked on a transformative journey that began when she relocated from war-torn Syria to Jordan in 2013. It all started when Taghreed became a part of the Oasis Centre community, enrolling in a Sewing course that would prove to be the foundation of her transformation.
This briefing note provides the headline findings and recommendations from three country studies of the gendered realities of displacement for Syrian refugee women in Jordan, Lebanon and Iraq. More
Advocacy Note: 4 Priority Actions for Gender Equality in the Humanitarian Response in the Gaza Strip
This Advocacy Note recommends four Priority Actions to address the urgent humanitarian needs in the Gaza Strip arising from the escalation of hostilities with Israel since 7 October 2023. More