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  • From where I stand: “We must start by uniting the people because together we’re stronger”
    on October 11, 2019 at 3:07 pm

    Natalia Slavinskaia, 42, is a community mobilizer from Komysh-Zorya, a small village in the conflict-affected Zaporizhzhia region, south-east Ukraine. […]

  • Climate-friendly biogas becomes ‘fashionable’ in rural Tanzania
    on October 11, 2019 at 2:38 pm

    In Ngorongoro, a remote district in Arusha, rural communities are bearing the brunt of a changing climate that is ravaging many parts of East Africa. The Energize project is working to build new skills for out-of-school pastoralist adolescent girls and young women on biogas and solar energy products, as well as on how to run sustainable businesses. […]

  • I am Generation Equality: Natalie Isaacs, climate action warrior
    on October 10, 2019 at 4:40 pm

    Billions of people across the world stand on the right side of history every day. They speak up, take a stand, mobilize, and take big and small actions to advance women’s rights. This is Generation Equality. Natalie Isaacs is the founder and CEO of 1 Million Women, a global movement of women and girls who take practical action to fight climate change by changing the way they live. […]

  • I am Generation Equality: Amika George, period poverty and education champion
    on October 10, 2019 at 4:32 pm

    Billions of people across the world stand on the right side of history every day. They speak up, take a stand, mobilize, and take big and small actions to advance women’s rights. This is Generation Equality. Amika George is a 19 year old student at Cambridge University, who, at the age of 17, started the Free Periods campaign to end period poverty in the UK.&nbs […]

  • Statement by UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka for International Day of the Girl, 2019
    on October 9, 2019 at 9:03 pm

    In her statement for International Day of the Girl on 11 October, UN Under-Secretary-General and UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka stands with young women and girls around the world who are asserting their rights and calling for the future they want […]

  • If you teach a girl to code, she will change the world
    on October 4, 2019 at 4:13 pm

    In Kakuma refugee camp in north-western Kenya, girls are empowered by their new-found passion for computer coding. […]