Women and gender issues

Women and gender issues

11 October 2019
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Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the Girls Speak Out commemoration event marking the International Day of the Girl Child, observed on 11 October:

10 October 2019
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Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message for the International Day of Rural Women:  Rural Women and Girls Building Climate Resilience, observed on 15 October:

8 October 2019
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Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message for the International Day of the Girl Child, observed on 11 October:

26 September 2019
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Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the European Union-United Nations Spotlight Initiative high-level event: “Progress and perspectives on eliminating violence against women and girls”, in New York today:

26 September 2019
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Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the launch of the Global Alliance of Regional Women Mediator Networks, in New York today:

24 September 2019
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Following are UN Deputy Secretary–General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the Every Woman, Every Child high-level event and reception “Delivering together for the health and well-being of women, children and adolescents to advance universal health coverage”, in New York today:

26 July 2019
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Following is UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohamed’s briefing, as prepared for delivery, to the Security Council on women, peace and security in Afghanistan, in New York today:

15 July 2019
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Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohamed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, on gender equality and women’s leadership, in New York today:

21 June 2019
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Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message for International Widows’ Day, observed on 23 June:

4 June 2019
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Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s opening remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the discussion on “Tackling Inequality to Unlock the Power and Potential of Women and Girls”, in London today:

3 June 2019
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Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message on the 2019 Women Deliver Conference in Vancouver today:

30 May 2019
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United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Anita Bhatia of India as Deputy Executive Director of the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN-Women) for Resource Management, Sustainability and Partnerships.

6 May 2019
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Following are UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres’ remarks at the opening of the exhibition Women at War, in New York today:

23 April 2019
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The Security Council called today upon warring parties around the globe to implement concrete commitments to fight what many speakers described as the heinous, barbaric and all-too-often silent phenomenon of sexual violence during conflict.

23 April 2019
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Following are UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres’ remarks to the Security Council high-level debate on conflict-related sexual violence, in New York today:

22 March 2019
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The Commission on the Status of Women, concluding its sixty‑third session today, approved a set of agreed conclusions aimed at empowering women and girls by building greater social protection systems and access to public services and sustainable infrastructure.

18 March 2019
WOM/2178

Data collection must represent the lived realities of all women and girls, the Commission on the Status of Women heard today, with an interactive discussion highlighting the importance of data disaggregation to ensure visibility and access for marginalized groups.

15 March 2019
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Pay for care work, adequate funding for health care, cash transfers free of conditionalities, and safe public transport are essential for advancing the rights of women and girls, the Commission on the Status of Women heard today.

14 March 2019
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Fostering further gains to broaden opportunities for women depends on strong political will and working closely with civil society and other key stakeholders, Ministers and other high-level Government officials told the Commission on the Status of Women today as its sixty-third session continued.

13 March 2019
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Taking stock of 25 years of achievements in women’s empowerment, Governments, members of civil society, private sector and the media, today discussed challenges and progress made in implementing the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, in the third day of the Commission on the Status of Women.