Women and gender issues

Women and gender issues

20 August 2018
SG/SM/19174-WOM/2154

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
DSG/SM/1193-SC/13415-WOM/2153

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
SC/13414

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
DC/3780-WOM/2152

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
SG/SM/19102-HR/5398-WOM/2151

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

6 June 2018
SG/SM/19073-WOM/2150

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
DSG/SM/1180-DEV/3331-WOM/2149

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
DSG/SM/1170-WOM/2148

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:

19 April 2018
DSG/SM/1163-WOM/2147

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s opening remarks at the high-level round-table discussion “Gender Matters: Investing in Women, Children and Adolescents”, in Washington, D.C., today:

16 April 2018
DSG/SM/1159-SC/13300-WOM/2146

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, to the Security Council open debate on sexual violence in conflict, in New York today:

16 April 2018
SC/13299

Member States had “not yet moved from resolutions to lasting solutions”, when it came to addressing the scourge of sexual violence in conflict, the Security Council heard today during an all-day open debate addressing that issue.

23 March 2018
WOM/2145

The Commission on the Status of Women, concluding its sixty‑second session today, approved a set of Agreed Conclusions aimed at accelerating gender equality and the empowerment of rural women and girls, as well as resolutions on assistance to Palestinian women, the release of women and children hostages and the impact of HIV/AIDS on women and the girl child.

21 March 2018
WOM/2144

The Commission on the Status of Women, continuing its sixty-second session today, took note of several documents related to its synergies with — and contributions to — the broader work of the Economic and Social Council and its High-Level Political Forum on sustainable development.

16 March 2018
WOM/2143

Unless gender equality extended to land rights and ownership, the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development would become an impossible vision, the Commission on the Status of Women heard today during a panel discussion, continuing its sixty-second session.

15 March 2018
WOM/2141

Amid rapid technological advances, States must swiftly implement targeted efforts to stamp out new forms of gender‑based cyberviolence, from revenge porn to online bullying, the Commission on the Status of Women heard today as it continued its sixty‑second session.

15 March 2018
DSG/SM/1143-DEV/3320-WOM/2142

Following are UN Deputy Secretary‑General Amina J. Mohammed’s remarks, as delivered, at the Women’s Empowerment Principles Forum, in New York today:

14 March 2018
DSG/SM/1142-DEV/3319-WOM/2140

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the Commission on the Status of Women side event organized by Estonia “Ending violence against women — opportunities and challenges of information and communications technology”, in New York today:

14 March 2018
WOM/2139

Women’s leadership in media and digital decision-making would have a profound impact on economies around the world, with major implications for development targets and poverty reduction, said speakers today as the Commission on the Status of Women continued its sixty-second session.

13 March 2018
WOM/2136

Eradicating patriarchal laws and forging strong partnerships across all sectors of society were key to removing barriers blocking progress on gender equality, delegates stressed, as the Commission on the Status of Women entered the second day of its sixty-second session with two high-level interactive dialogues.

13 March 2018
DSG/SM/1140-WOM/2137

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, to the high-level panel on strengthened cooperation between global and regional independent mechanisms dealing with violence and discrimination against women, in New York today: