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Statement by UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka for the 25th anniversary of the opening of the Fourth World Conference on Women
On the 25th anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka calls for new alliances across generations and sectors to ensure we seize this opportunity for deep, systemic change for women and for the world.
UN Women joins all indigenous peoples everywhere, especially indigenous women and girls, in commemorating the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. This year’s theme of “Indigenous Languages” challenges us to ensure that indigenous women and girls have a voice—quite literally—in the diverse political, civil, social, economic and cultural spaces that they occupy.
A letter to girls from Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, UN Under Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women, on International Day of the Girl Child
On International Day of the Girl Child, 11 October, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka writes: "This is a critical time for the girls of our world".
This year, on the International Day of the Girl Child, 11 October, we are focused on how to ‘EmPOWER Girls: Before, during and after crises’.