Photographer Jutta Benzenberg partnered with UN Women in Albania to bring to attention the reality of young women who live in remote parts of the country where gender stereotypes and patriarchal norms are still dominant.
The war has severely impacted social cohesion, community security and the resilience of local communities, especially women and girls. Lack of access to social services including schools and strained community resources have increased the care burden of local women who responsible for the care for children, disabled and elderly family members.
This year, the sixty-sixth session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW66), the UN’s largest gathering on gender equality, is taking place 14 to 25 March 2022. It will focus on the theme, “Achieving gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls in the context of climate change, environmental and disaster risk reduction policies and programmes”.
This International Women’s Day, 8 March, join UN Women and the world in coming together under the theme “Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow”, and call for climate action for women, by women.
Awake Not Sleeping fairy tales collection aims to change how societies think about women’s and girls’ roles, rights, and human potential by reimagining 28 classic fairy tales.
Speech: Let’s put an end to ‘Where are the women’?
Remarks by United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women, Sima Bahous, at the UN Security Council Open Debate on Women, Peace and Security More
UN Women Albania visited women and girls living and working in rural areas as part of the Gender Rural Equality and Tourism (GREAT) programme.
Transformative Financing for Gender Equality in the Western Balkans
The first issue of the magazine presents a selection of UN Women’s contributions and achievements in gender-responsive budgeting in the Western Balkans. More