UN & Jamaica Government Launch New Effort to Mitigate COVID-19 Impact
US $1M Investment to Strengthen Social Protection Systems. Learn more
Ensuring Women small business owners and entrepreneurs can cash in on investments
How can we make sure women and marginalised groups are part of the ecosystem creating employment and also accessing the opportunities for economic growth? Learn more
Bermuda Stock Exchange ‘Rings the bell for gender equality’ on International Women's Day 2022
Bermuda Stock Exchange and UN Women Caribbean partner for the 'Ring the Bell' campaign to raise awareness about the role of the private sector to advance gender equality. Learn more
Climate Change and Disaster Risk Resilience: Gender Matters!
CSW66 preparatory meetings were recently held on “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”. Learn more
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CSW66
CSW66: Gender Equality at the Centre of Solutions

This year, the 66th session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW66), the UN’s largest annual gathering on gender equality and women’s empowerment, will take place from 14 to 25 March, under 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”.

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Caribbean Women Count: Ending Violence against Women and Girls Data Hub

Caribbean Women Count: The Ending Violence against Women and Girls Data Hub is a central repository of knowledge on the prevalence of the different forms of intimate partner violence (IPV) and non-partner sexual violence from five countries (Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Suriname and Trinidad and Tobago) and barriers to accessing services in CARICOM. 

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Global Acceleration Plan

The Global Acceleration Plan for Gender Equality is a transformative roadmap designed by the Generation Equality Action Coalition leaders to advance concrete results in the six Action Coalition themes over five years.

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Donate now to help women and girls in Haiti

The August 14th earthquake in Haiti left a growing death toll, thousands of people displaced, and tens of thousands in need of emergency assistance. UN Women is on the ground leading actions to ensure the rights of women and girls are at the centre of the response.

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COVID-19 Response
In Focus: Gender equality matters in COVID-19 response

The COVID-19 pandemic is not just a health issue. It is a profound shock to our societies and economies, and women are at the heart of care and response efforts underway. UN Women is bringing up-to-date information and analysis on how and why gender matters in COVID-19 response. 

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about parltools

An Interactive Learning Portal for Parliamentarians. This portal is a joint-initiative of ParlAmericas and the UN Women Multi-Country Office - Caribbean. It is designed for self-guided learning and includes resources for in-person trainings. ParlAmericas gratefully acknowledges financial support from the Government of Canada used in developing this portal. The downloadable tools on this portal were developed by the UN Women Multi-Country Office - Caribbean 

“Enough: We cannot stall progress any longer”
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Ms. Sima Sami Bahous. Photo:  UN Photo/Evan Schneider

In her remarks to the UN Security Council Open Debate on Women, Peace and Security, UN Women Executive Director Sima Bahous said: "If we want to see a tangible difference in the lives of women and girls and a paradigm shift in the way we confront peace and security issues, we need governments to step up." More ►