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Devastatingly pervasive: 1 in 3 women globally experience violence
Younger women among those most at risk: WHO
Sierra Leone: Two friends walk 500 km in campaign against rape
Sierra Leonean Hindola Pokawa, 43, and his American friend, Dustyn Montgomery, 23, walked for 21 days through different towns to raise awareness about gender-based violence.
Osman Benk Sankoh
Freeing women and girls from violence in Mozambique
“A crisis with a woman’s face”
— United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres.
Eritrea at the UN: Rebuilding towards a fresh narrative
— Ambassador Sophia Tesfamariam
History made as Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala picked to head WTO
The Nigerian former minister is the first woman and first African to hold this position
Turning the tide for women and girls caught in Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado crisis
The resource-rich land of Cabo Delgado province in Mozambique has developed one of the continent’s most complex and layered crises.
'My daughters will never undergo FGM'
— Survivors are leading the push to end female genital mutilation
Breaking the silence that led to surge in teenage pregnancies
In an environment where most families view sex as a taboo subject, parents are often in denial about their children being sexually active.
United Nations Population Fund
Call for applications for Young Women Leaders Initiative
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