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Floods in South Africa: protecting people must include a focus on women and girls
When disastrous events like floods are combined with social inequities, their effects are much greater.
Mumbai heatwave leaves fewer fish in the sea for women sellers
UN Commission on the Status of Women reaffirms women's and girls’ leadership as key to address climate change, environmental and disaster risk reduction for all
Speech: agreement on action for a just, safe and sustainable planet
Closing remarks by United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women, Sima Bahous to the 66th session of the Commission on the Status of Women, 25 March 2022
Integrating protective, gender-transformative and inclusive approaches into anticipatory action: snapshots from Nepal
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”.
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
Women need to be leaders in addressing climate change challenges, say leaders in Asia and the Pacific
African women to play key roles in mitigating impacts of climate change
The climate crisis is a human rights crisis and a women’s rights crisis, UN chief says
Amplifying the voices of women: Towards a gender-responsive midterm review of the Sendai Framework
Australia: Domestic violence increase during disasters
Thirty percent of women experience domestic violence in various circumstances but the rate increases during disasters
Speech: Crises multiply threats, women are the solution multipliers
Introductory statement by Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Director of UN Women, Sima Bahous, to the Commission on the Status of Women at its 66th session
Women’s leadership in climate response and recovery at the centre of the UN Commission on the Status of Women
The 66th session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW66) began its two-week long gathering on Monday with an urgent call for commitments and action towards the full and meaningful inclusion of the world’s women and girls in climate solutions.
Five young women on the forefront of climate action across Europe and Central Asia
From where I stand: “Put indigenous women and our communities at the centre of climate action”
Risk, resilience and gender in the current Petrópolis tragedy
Women are more vulnerable to disasters because of their social roles, lack of access to resources and political marginalisation.