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UN Women Exec. Dir. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka On Making The Workforce More Gender Equal By 2030

UN Women Exec. Dir. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka On Making The Workforce More Gender Equal By 2030

A Message from UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka on International Women’s Day, 8 March 201. Across the world, too many women and girls spend too many hours on household […]

March 8, 2017 ×
Roller Derby – The Sport Which Has Become A Unique Female Empowerment Platform Across China

Roller Derby – The Sport Which Has Become A Unique Female Empowerment Platform Across China

Women across China are getting into the ‘Whip It!’ spirit all in the name of gender equality. It’s hard to find a sport played internationally that is female-dominated, so it’s […]

May 24, 2016 ×
Emma Watson Ditches Acting To Interview Feminist Icons Bell Hooks & Gloria Steinem

Emma Watson Ditches Acting To Interview Feminist Icons Bell Hooks & Gloria Steinem

As if we weren’t already in love with Emma Watson! The British actress recently announced she will be taking a year off to focus on her advocacy work and feminist […]

March 2, 2016 ×
UN Women Asked Artists To Create Cartoons Depicting Gender Equality. Here Are The Results…

UN Women Asked Artists To Create Cartoons Depicting Gender Equality. Here Are The Results…

Now here’s an awesome way of finding out how people from around the world view gender equality! UN Women together with the European Commission, the Belgian Development Cooperation, and UNRIC […]

September 11, 2015 ×
Emma Watson Grills Fashion Designers On Feminism & Gender Equality

Emma Watson Grills Fashion Designers On Feminism & Gender Equality

In September 2014 British actress Emma Watson became known for something other than her iconic role as Hermione Granger in the ‘Harry Potter’ films. She launched a campaign under UN […]

August 19, 2015 ×
Actress Rowan Blanchard Says We Have Marriage Equality, What About Gender Equality?

Actress Rowan Blanchard Says We Have Marriage Equality, What About Gender Equality?

In an historic ruling, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that gay marriage is legal in all 50 states. It was a watershed moment in the history of […]

July 15, 2015 ×
Valencia CF Are The 1st Sports Club To Become Global UN Women Ambassadors

Valencia CF Are The 1st Sports Club To Become Global UN Women Ambassadors

We did a giggly little girly dance when we heard Bollywood actor and activist Farhan Akhtar was named as the first male ambassador for UN Women as part of their […]

June 5, 2015 ×
Cannes Wrap Up: Salma Hayek Says Hollywood Needs To Understand The Economic Power Of Women

Cannes Wrap Up: Salma Hayek Says Hollywood Needs To Understand The Economic Power Of Women

This year’s Cannes Film Festival has come at a time when the film industry (most notably Hollywood) has been under the spotlight quite a bit lately because of a tipping […]

May 21, 2015 ×
UN Women Challenges Patriarchal Culture In Egypt With This Video

UN Women Challenges Patriarchal Culture In Egypt With This Video

If someone asked you what your mother’s name was, you’d have no trouble answering their question. It doesn’t seem like the type of question that should be troubling by any […]

April 21, 2015 ×
Bollywood Star Farhan Akhtar On Being UN Women’s First Male Ambassador

Bollywood Star Farhan Akhtar On Being UN Women’s First Male Ambassador

In November 2014 Bollywood actor Farhan Akhtar was announced as the first ever male ambassador for UN Women, specifically for the South Asian region. It was a partnership that completely […]

April 7, 2015 ×
Emma Watson Crashes World Economic Forum With Rousing Speech On Gender Equality

Emma Watson Crashes World Economic Forum With Rousing Speech On Gender Equality

It’s only been 4 months since Emma Watson gave her viral speech in September 2014 launching the UN Women’s HeforShe campaign, but the impact it has made is quite significant. […]

January 26, 2015 ×
Meet Elizabeth Nyamayaro, The Woman Behind Emma Watson’s Viral ‘He For She’ Speech

Meet Elizabeth Nyamayaro, The Woman Behind Emma Watson’s Viral ‘He For She’ Speech

2014 was certainly great year for the fight for gender equality, especially in the publicity department. One of the highlights was British actress Emma Watson’s ‘He For She’ campaign speech […]

January 1, 2015 ×
The Impact Emma Watson’s Speech Made On A 15 Y/O Boy

The Impact Emma Watson’s Speech Made On A 15 Y/O Boy

In case you missed it, British actress Emma Watson gave one of the most important speeches about gender equality of our time. The speech was to launch a UN Women […]

October 2, 2014 ×
New UN Women Study Says Global Film Industry Discriminates Against Women

New UN Women Study Says Global Film Industry Discriminates Against Women

UN Women have partnered up with the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media and released a study which has some pretty shocking results. The study focused on the representation […]

October 1, 2014 ×
Emma Watson Named As UN Women Goodwill Ambassador

Emma Watson Named As UN Women Goodwill Ambassador

British actress Emma Watson has been named as the latest UN Women Goodwill Ambassador. She joins the likes of Charlize Theron, Mia Farrow and of course Angelina Jolie (who is […]

July 11, 2014 ×