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Opening remarks by UN Women Executive Director at the 62nd session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women

Monday, March 12, 2018

Opening statement for the 62nd session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women by Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women More

“Together we can begin to bend the curve down” –Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director, UN Women

Monday, November 21, 2016

"Together we can begin to bend the curve down and bring the scourge of violence against women and girls to an end." –Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director of UN Women, at the UN commemoration of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. More

“CSW60 is the first test of our resolve” — Executive Director

Monday, March 14, 2016

Speech by UN Under-Secretary-General and UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka at the opening of the 60th session of the Commission on the Status of Women on 14 March, 2016 More

"Agenda 2030 is anything but business as usual" – Executive Director

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Opening remarks by UN Women Executive Director of UN Women Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka at the UN Women Executive Board First Regular Session of 2016 on 9 February in New York. More

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon gives key note address at the “Justice and Response – Ending Gender-Based Violence in Barbados” event

Thursday, July 2, 2015

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon gave the key note address at the “Justice and Response – Ending Gender-Based Violence in Barbados” event to support The Memorandum of Understanding being signed by the Office of the Attorney General and UN Women Caribbean MCO that will boost efforts to end gender-based violence. More

Assessing the Institutional & Cultural Environments for Gender Equality Programming in the Caribbean

Saturday, December 10, 2011

“…Although efforts of international, regional and national institutions have created driving forces that have pushed women beyond the boundary of the private domain and an acceptance of shifting ideologies about feminine roles and functions, on their part, a concomitant shift has not occurred in the ideologies undergirding the construction of masculinity particularly in relation to the private domain” More

Raise the Volume for the Right of Women to live lives free of violence

Friday, November 25, 2011

As we observe for 2011, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on 25 November, we can affirm the growing rejection by all sectors of society of a culture of tolerance and/or indifference to acts of violence against women. More

The Need for Research on Caribbean Sexual and Gender Cultures

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Addressing the 24-25 May 2011 Building Responsive Policy: Gender Sexual Culture and HIV and AIDS in the Caribbean Regional Symposium held in Trinidad, Professor Kamala Kempadoo of the Department of Social Science of York University in Canada noted there was need for more research on sex in the Caribbean More

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