Rayburn Exhibition Highlights Changing Landscape for Women and Girls in Afghanistan

A multimedia installation, created by ART WORKS Projects and co-presented by UN Women, documenting the dynamic challenges and successes experienced by women and girls in Afghanistan launches this week on Capitol Hill. The exhibit, Women […]

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Telling the stories of teenage mothers

by Agnieszka Napierala

Miragoâne, Haiti: “When are you going to see your son?” I asked. “In less than two weeks, for two days.” A weak smile crosses Michonda’s tired face. “It has been four months,” she adds.

Five […]

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UN Envoy on Youth Focuses on Youth Rights in Geneva

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UN Envoy on Youth Takes Part in Regional Conference on Population and Development

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UN Envoy on Youth Takes Part in the World Economic Forum on the Middle-East and North Africa

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Latin America and the Caribbean: What Youth are Doing for the Environment

The project aims to advise small farmers on the procedures for washing and returning pesticide packaging. Within two years we could observe a big amount of packaging thrown on the ground and mainly in the […]

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UN is ready to meaningfully engage young people

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Ahead of Youth Day, UN Secretary General Hears Concerns From Young People Across the World

On 5 August 2013, the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon held an interactive dialogue with young people across the world and launched an online United Nations Platform for Youth in conjunction with his Special Envoy on this […]

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UN Envoy on Youth speaks at the Strategic Centre for International Studies, Washington DC

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UN Women Executive Director calls for bold action to end violence against women and girls during AU Summit

Addis Ababa, 6 February 2013 – Executive Director of UN Women, Michelle Bachelet, recently visited Ethiopia for the 20th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU). […]

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