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News 21 September 2022

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

Case studies 4 August 2022

RISE 2030: Women for results

The first all-women solar team in Lebanon challenges the gender stereotypes in the male-dominated construction sector

Interviews 31 July 2022

Sharon Bhagwan-Rolls

Meet Sharon Bhagwan-Rolls, the Regional Representative of the Shifting the Power Coalition in Fiji.

News 26 July 2022

The Women's Resilience to Disasters programme has been given the green light in Kiribati

Women's perspectives 6 July 2022

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.

News 10 April 2022

Mumbai heatwave leaves fewer fish in the sea for women sellers

News 17 March 2022

UN Women Executive Director re-ignites ambition for Generation Equality by sharing her bold vision for the future at CSW66

On 16 March, at a high-level dialogue against the backdrop of the 66th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW66), UN Women Executive Director Sima Bahous gathered with Action Coalition Leaders and global Generation Equality actors to ref

News 17 March 2022

Leaders call for collective action, elevating marginalized voices and women in decision making roles beyond COVID-19

During the 66th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW66), UN Women hosted a side event entitled “Beyond COVID-19: Advancing gender responsive policies on climate, care and jobs for a sustainable and equal future”.

News 15 March 2022

The climate crisis is a human rights crisis and a women’s rights crisis, UN chief says

News 14 March 2022

Australia: Domestic violence increase during disasters

Thirty percent of women experience domestic violence in various circumstances but the rate increases during disasters

News 8 March 2022

First come floods, then domestic violence. We need to prepare for the next inevitable crisis.

News 7 March 2022

Women reap the rewards of planting mangroves in Bangladesh

News 27 February 2022

Five ways to build gender equality and sustainability

News 9 February 2022

Launch of a “one-stop-shop” for all gender-related disaster and climate resilience knowledge

UN Women in partnership with the Australian Government, launches the Women’s Resilience to Disasters Knowledge Hub

News 26 January 2022

How can we make disaster risk financing more gender inclusive?

News 19 January 2022

Incomes dip for South Asia's women home workers as heat rises

News 11 January 2022

In Bihar, women face floods and increasing violence

Women's perspectives 5 December 2021

Women are giving hope to women

Aissa's organisation provides psychological support to women and girls affected by conflict, crisis and disaster, as well as gender-based violence, teaching them to address trauma and mediate conflict.