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Netflix partners with UN Women for International Women's Day selection

Mar 05, 2020 - 11:07 AM

The list features picks from women all over the world

SELECTED BY WOMEN. Netflix partners with UN Women for a curation by different women around the world. Photo by Sam Taylor/Netflix

Seberapa penting kesetaraan gender demi tercapainya SDGs?

Oct 22, 2017 - 2:02 PM

Visi Pemuda 2030: Kesetaraan Gender dan Pemberdayaan Perempuan di Indonesia adalah acara yang diselenggarakan oleh IBCWE, UN Women, UNDP, dan AIESEC

Saatnya anak muda bicara kesetaraan gender

Oct 16, 2017 - 3:14 PM

AIESEC Indonesia, IBC WE, UN Women dan UNDP akan gelar acara ‘Visi Pemuda 2030: Kesetaraan Gender dan Pemberdayaan Perempuan’ pada 20 Oktober di CIMB Niaga Hall, Jl. Jenderal Sudirman Kav. 59, Jakarta Selatan

Menlu Retno Marsudi diganjar penghargaan sebagai agen perubahan dari PBB

Sep 21, 2017 - 3:57 PM

UN Women menilai Retno Marsudi adalah sosok perempuan inspiratif bagi perempuan di seluruh dunia

AGEN PERUBAHAN. Menteri Luar Negeri Retno Marsudi menerima penghargaan dari UN Women dan GPF sebagai agen perubahan pada Rabu, 20 September. Foto: Kementerian Luar Negeri

Not sure which streets are safe? This app will guide you

Jun 17, 2017 - 10:21 PM

Safetipin is a mobile application enabling users to rate and share their ‘safety perception’ of areas in their city

SAFETY THROUGH AWARENESS. The application champions safety by letting users know which areas seem safer to go to based on other users' ratings.

LGUs hold key to ending sexual harassment in PH

Jun 15, 2017 - 6:03 PM

Local governments should enforce ordinances penalizing sexual harassment in public spaces says an expert on women empowerment

GLOBAL TO LOCAL. UN Women Asia-Pacific Consultant Katherine Belen stressed that local government executives need to step up in creating policies that promote safety in public spaces. Photo by Rambo Talabong

Sisters in Danger lawan kekerasan terhadap perempuan lewat lagu

Mar 11, 2017 - 12:44 PM

Lagu ’16 Oranges’ mendapat penghargaan lagu terpopuler dari UN Women Asia pada Hari Perempuan Internasional

Di 'Women Change Makers', perempuan positif HIV ceritakan kisah mereka

Dec 03, 2016 - 11:47 AM

Ketiga perempuan ini berharap agar bisa dilihat sebagai diri mereka apa adanya dan dilibatkan dalam program pemerintah

(ki-ka) Liana, Ayu Oktariani, dan Hanna menceritakan kisah hidup mereka sebagai perempuan dengan HIV di 'Women Change Makers', 1 Desember 2016 di The Warehouse, Plaza Indonesia. Foto oleh Nadia Vetta Hamid/Rappler

SAKSIKAN: Pengalaman seorang perempuan yang hidup dengan HIV

Nov 30, 2016 - 6:59 PM

Banyak yang berpikir setelah terinfeksi HIV hidupnya telah berakhir Padahal tidak seperti itu

Women and climate change: Vulnerable, but not helpless

Mar 13, 2016 - 1:30 PM

Women s voices are indispensable in arriving at strategies and policies regarding adapting and mitigating impacts of climate change

The streets that haunt Filipino women

Mar 08, 2016 - 10:22 AM

In Quezon City alone 3 in 5 women are sexually harassed at least once in their lifetime as of February 2016 What counts as sexual harassment in the streets and how do you take action?

STREET HARASSMENT. Have you ever walked down the street and experienced verbal, physical, or sexual harassment?

#FreeFromFear: UN campaign seeks safer PH cities for women

Dec 11, 2015 - 4:21 PM

Women are often harassed on the streets and a UN organization hopes to change that

PERSONAL STORIES. Women write their experiences of sexual harassment which are then shared online as part of the #FreefromFear campaign. Photo from the UN Safe Cities Metro Manila Programme

China drafts first domestic violence law

Nov 26, 2014 - 9:06 PM

The new law formally defines domestic violence for the first time and streamlines the process for obtaining restraining orders measures long advocated by anti domestic abuse groups

UN chief launches campaign to end female genital mutilation

Oct 30, 2014 - 9:14 PM

The mutilation of girls and women must stop in this generation our generation says UN chief Ban Ki moon

VIDEO: Emma Watson on feminism and gender equality

Sep 22, 2014 - 3:10 AM

Watch Emma Watson talk about why feminism is not man hating and why fighting gender stereotypes of men ultimately benefits women

Emma Watson to men: Gender equality is your issue, too

Sep 21, 2014 - 9:46 AM

UN Women Goodwill Ambassador Emma Watson launches the HeForShe campaign talking about her experience and views on feminism and equality

Join Project Inspire: 5 minutes to save the world

Jun 18, 2014 - 3:47 PM

Help young change makers create a better world for women and girls

Why many of the hungry are women

Mar 25, 2014 - 2:57 PM

Women account for around 60 of the world’s chronically hungry despite producing more than half of the world s food

WOMEN. In the Philippines, women provide 84% of the total household time spent on childcare; making it hard for them to find jobs outside their "unpaid work" at home. Photo by Jes Aznar/AFP

Charice Pempengco sings for United Nations Women

Mar 01, 2013 - 2:14 PM

Charice is one of more than 20 artists from all over the world tapped by UN Women to sing its theme song for International Women s Day

CHARICE FOR WOMEN. Charice is among more than 20 artists tapped by UN Women to perform their theme song, 'One Woman.' Photo from the Charice Facebook page