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ED's Speech: Accelerating action for gender-responsive disaster risk reduction
Opening speech by UN Women Executive Director Sima Bahous to the Risk Reduction Hub, a series of meetings held on the margins of the High-Level Meeting on the Midterm Review of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, 17 May 2023.
Women’s Resilience to Disasters and Youth Leadership in Advocacy at CSW67
A youth leader shares her experiences on the CSW67 and the key opportunities and challenges for youth advocacy
UN Women and the Youth Leaders and Young Professionals (YLYP) Network host event highlighting the role of youth and digital technology for women’s resilience
In the lead up to CSW67, youth activists advanced their key asks related to digital technology to build women's and girls' resilience to disasters
Three asks on gender equality to COP27
On the Gender Day at COP27, the Executive Director of UN Women lays out what the UN Climate Conference must deliver to advance gender equality.
Vera Karikari Bediako
Meet Vera Karikari Bediako, the Principal Programme Officer at the Department of Gender, Government of Ghana.
Pacific women pave the way for gender-responsive resilience
A press release from the Asia Pacific Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction
UN Women Official Statement for the APMCDRR2022
UN Women is grateful to the Government of Australia and UNDRR for co-hosting the 2022 Asia-Pacific Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction
COPE: helping children and youth prepare for disasters
Author Martha Keswick creates books to help children and youth prepare for disasters.
RISE 2030: Women for results
The first all-women solar team in Lebanon challenges the gender stereotypes in the male-dominated construction sector
Meet Sharon Bhagwan-Rolls, the Regional Representative of the Shifting the Power Coalition in Fiji.
Meet Noelene Nabulivou, founder of Diverse Voices and Action for Equality or 'DIVA for Equality' in Fiji
Gender champions share insights on women’s leadership and gender equality in disaster risk reduction
UN Women, in partnership with the Australian Government, organised the first in-person gender champion and gender expert meeting, during the 7th Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction
The Women's Resilience to Disasters programme has been given the green light in Kiribati
Inter-generational feminist collaboration for transformative action in the Pacific
Women are coordinating and strengthening resilience networks
The Network of Women-led Organisations in Nigeria coordinates and strengthens the collaboration among members and partners, insuring the inclusion of women and girls in programs and projects.
Meet Ms. Vasiti Soko, the Director of the National Disaster Management Office of Fiji.
Dr. Riyanti Djalante
Meet Dr. Riyanti Djalante, who is promoting women's leadership in DRR at the ASEAN Secretariat.