Women and gender issues

Women and gender issues

3 December 2018
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The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary‑General António Guterres:

2 December 2018
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Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks at the World AIDS Day high-level event on adolescent girls and young women, with the Global Fund and the Government of South Africa, in Johannesburg today:

2 December 2018
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Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, to the Motsepe Foundation Sustainable Development Goal 5 Breakfast Panel Discussion on the theme “Achieve equality by ending all forms of discrimination against all women and girls everywhere”, in Johannesburg today:

23 November 2018
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Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message for the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, observed on 25 November:

19 November 2018
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Following are UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ remarks on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, observed on 25 November:

25 October 2018
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Nearly two decades after the Security Council’s adoption of a landmark resolution on women, peace and security, the head of the United Nations entity responsible for gender equality warned today of “systemic failure” to integrate women into such critical processes as peacekeeping, mediation and peace negotiations, as the 15-member organ convened its annual open debate on the issue.

25 October 2018
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Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks to the Security Council open debate on women, peace and security: “Promoting the Implementation of the Women, Peace and Security Agenda and Sustaining Peace through Women’s Political and Economic Empowerment”, in New York today:

10 October 2018
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Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message for the International Day of the Girl, observed on 11 October:

10 October 2018
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Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message for the International Day of Rural Women, observed on 15 October:

27 September 2018
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Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the 2018 European Union-United Nations Spotlight Initiative High-level Event at the General Assembly for the launch of the Latin America Regional Programme “Working in Partnership with Latin American Countries to Stop Femicide”, in New York today:

27 September 2018
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Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at an event on economic growth through women’s empowerment, in New York today:

26 September 2018
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Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the event on “Addressing Child Marriage and Promoting Women and Girls’ Well-Being in Niger, a National Priority”, in New York today:

20 August 2018
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Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message to the Eurasian Women’s Forum being held in St. Petersburg, Russian Federation, from 20 to 21 September:

10 July 2018
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Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, to the Security Council meeting on women, peace and security in the Sahel, in New York today:

10 July 2018
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There can be no peace, security or development without the involvement of women at all levels of decision‑making and peace processes, the Security Council heard today during a briefing from senior officials who just returned from a visit to the Sahel region, where women and girls pay a stark cost for conflict.

2 July 2018
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The United Nations Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Asia and the Pacific, through its regional project on women, peace and security, is organizing a “Workshop for Southeast Asia on Gun Violence and Illicit Small-Arms Trafficking from a Gender Perspective” in Bangkok from 3 to 6 July.

24 June 2018
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The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

6 June 2018
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Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message for the Women Political Leaders Summit 2018, organized in cooperation with the Council of Women Leaders, held in Vilnius, Lithuania, from 6 to 8 June:

5 June 2018
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Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the opening of the European Development Days, in Brussels today:

26 April 2018
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Following is the text of UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s video message to the second Women Leaders Forum for Africa’s Transformation, in Addis Ababa today: