- A Promise is a Promise: UN issues call to action to end violence against women - “A Promise is a Promise” is the theme of the official commemoration of the United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.
- Breakaway video game - a free online football game aimed at boys between the ages of 8 and 15, which uses football as a way to engage, educate and change the attitudes of boys to contribute to ending violence against women and girls.
- Secretary-General's "Ring the Bell" campaign message
- Stop Rape Now public service announcement featuring UN Messenger of Peace Charlize Theron
- One Woman’s Battle: Fight for Justice in Niger (10”50’)
Born….or sold into slavery. It’s the brutal reality for hundreds of
Thousands of African women. But in Niger, one extraordinary woman
fought back. In a groundbreaking legal battle she charged that her government
failed to protect her. The outcome could change history.
Sushma’s Story (8’12”)
The global trade in human beings is on the rise…and the trafficking of hundreds of thousands of women and girls for forced prostitution is one of the hardest to combat.
Once trapped, not many women escape this modern-day form of slavery, but we found a young mother in Nepal who did. And, she vowed to track down her trafficker.
Nepal: Violence Against Women (5’59”)
A ten-year long civil war in Nepal left around 15,000 people dead and displaced over 100,000 others. Often women and children were targeted with many falling victim to assault and abuse. Although the conflice officially ended in late 2006, the violence against women continues.
Turkey: Honour Killings (8’00”)
In many parts of the world, women still face the prospect of being murdered to protect family honour. It is estimated that as many as 5,000 women are victims of so-called “honour killings” every year. One country that’s been trying to do something about this
is Turkey. But some traditions, no matter how violent, are hard to change.
Fight for Life: Afghanistan (7’29”)
From the fall of the Taliban to the rebuilding of a shattered nation, Afghanistan is a country undergoing extraordinary change. But when it comes to pregnancy and childbirth, mothers and their babies are still fighting for their lives.
Domestic Violence: Honduras Fights Back (6’ 43”)
Around the world, as many as one in three women have been beaten at the hands of someone they know, according to the UN Population Fund. But one country is fighting back.
- Video message from Desmond Tutu on Launch of Network of Men Leaders
- Seven video clips prepared by the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean
- A Stitch in Time by Caribbean artist Masud Sadiki, written and recorded as a contribution to the UNiTE campaign.
- UN Radio's Project 15: Gender equality and 15 year-olds.