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UN Women is the UN entity for gender equality & women's empowerment. Join #GenerationEquality for an equal future.

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Migration can contribute to gender equality and women's empowerment in countries of origin and destination.

Find out more in @UNDESA's latest #UNPopulation migration report:

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Replying to @antonioguterres: The impacts of climate change & environmental degradation fall most heavily on women. They are 80% of those displaced…

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Period products are not a luxury item.

For decades, policymakers were largely silent about the issue of “period poverty,” but that may be shifting.

🩸🩸 via @nytimes

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Replying to @wphfund: Dismantling Barriers to Women’s Participation in Peace Processes, @WPHFund Launches New Rapid Financing Tool | Women’s Peace a…

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Replying to @UNFPA: The first-ever guidance on out-of-school comprehensive sexuality education is now available!

📝 It’s brought to you by @UNFPA an…

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Dismantling Barriers to Women’s Participation in Peace Processes, @WPHFund Launches New Rapid Financing Tool | Women’s Peace and Humanitarian Fund



#RapidResponse | #SheBuildsPeace | #WPS | #WPHFund

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Replying to @UN: .@UN_Women & @UNVolunteers are seeking women from the global South who are committed to gender equality, women’s empowerment & the…

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Finding #womeninpolitics shouldn't be this hard.

We need more women in leadership roles!

🖌️: @unwomenegypt

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❌Myth❌
We no longer need to fight for gender equality.

✅Reality✅
While there's been progress, we're still far from realizing women's rights and an equal future.

👇See where we're at👇

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.@UN_Women & @UNVolunteers are seeking women from the global South who are committed to gender equality, women’s empowerment & the UN's mission.

Apply now for the Young Leaders Programme.

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Looking for some inspiration?

@unwomeneca asked 25 women to probe still hidden issues and share inspiring ideas on getting transformation going, for good.

This is Ana's story.

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Let’s say it loud and clear: NO. MEANS. NO.

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Colombia’s national statistics office has made gender-disaggregated data collection a priority but also seeks data separated by a wide range of other indicators.

via @devex #DevexFocus on #GenderData #WomenCount

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Riko Nagu is a women’s and girls’ rights activist in Fiji.

Every day, she stands against injustice and inequality.

This is her story from @unwomenasia.

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Replying to @WHO: It's #CervicalCancer Awareness Month!

Cervical cancer could be the first cancer EVER in the world to be eliminated, if

9⃣0⃣% of…

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Replying to @UNEP: It's time to close the #AdaptationGap.

Nations must urgently step up action to adapt to the new climate reality or face serious…

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January is #CervicalCancer Awareness Month!

Cervical cancer can be prevented & treated, if caught early.

Get informed. Get screened. Get vaccinated.

Learn more from @WHO:

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📣 Our Deputy ED @regner_asa is joining an incredible lineup of speakers at this week's launch of the @wphfund
#RapidResponse Window!

Here's how to tune in 🔗

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It's time to close the #AdaptationGap.

Nations must urgently step up action to adapt to the new climate reality or face serious costs, damages and losses.

Our new report on the challenges and the way forward⬇️

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The first-ever guidance on out-of-school comprehensive sexuality education is now available!

📝 It’s brought to you by @UNFPA and its @UN partners. Have a look:

#OutOfSchoolCSEGuidance #SexEd

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It's #CervicalCancer Awareness Month!

Cervical cancer could be the first cancer EVER in the world to be eliminated, if

9⃣0⃣% of girls are vaccinated
7⃣0⃣% of women are screened
9⃣0⃣% of women with cervical disease receive treatment

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The impacts of climate change & environmental degradation fall most heavily on women. They are 80% of those displaced by the climate crisis.

As we devise strategies for environmental preservation & building a green economy, we need more women decision-makers at the table.

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Replying to @UN_Women: 2020 will be most remembered for the way #COVID19 drastically changed our lives, but not to be forgotten are all the strides…

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2020 will be most remembered for the way #COVID19 drastically changed our lives, but not to be forgotten are all the strides made for women’s & girls' rights.

Join us in celebrating some newsworthy moments for gender equality that happened this year. 📰🎉

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