Caribbean and Latin American countries at XIV Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean approve the Santiago Commitment to accelerate actions to realise gender equality. Learn more
In lead up to Generation Equality Forum, Action Coalition themes announced
UN Women, together with feminists across the world, and the Governments of Mexico and France, announced the Action Coalition themes for the Generation Equality Forum. Learn more
Guyana's first national prevalence survey on Gender-based Violence launched with UN Women
UN Women launches its Status of Women and Men Report:
Productive Employment and Decent Work for All for Six CARICOM Member States - Barbados, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, St. Lucia and Trinidad and Tobago Learn more
The theme for International Women’s Day (8 March) 2020 is, I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights. The theme is aligned with UN Women’s new multigenerational campaign, Generation Equality, which marks the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action. More
To mark the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, UN Women is launching a new campaign, “Generation Equality—Realizing women’s rights and an equal future”. The campaign demands equal pay, equal sharing of unpaid care and domestic work, an end to sexual harassment and all forms of violence against women and girls, health-care services that respond to their needs, and their equal participation in political life and decision-making in all areas of life. More
Achieving gender equality and sustainable development by 2030 will require stepping up efforts at all fronts. UN Women works to empower women and girls through all of its programmes and advocacy. More
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 More
- Caribbean and Latin American countries at XIV Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean approve the Santiago Commitment to accelerate actions to realise gender equality.
- Sexual Harassment affects both women and men and can incur significant social and economic costs in the Jamaican Workplace
- Generation Equality stands against Rape!
- Statement by UN Women on World AIDS Day, 1 December
Impatient for change: Global action for gender equality
In her remarks at the opening meeting of the first regular session 2020 of the UN Women Executive Board, Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka calls for a high level of ambition at next month’s session of the Commission on the Status of Women and the adoption of a strong Political Declaration with a matching sense of urgency to close the gender gap, finally. More
This documentary presents UN Women strategies incorporating community-led intervention and advocacy efforts aimed at building a critical mass of individuals and groups engaged in activism against gender-based violence.