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The Individual Giving Manager will be responsible for helping UN Women USA and its chapters implement and grow the Individual Giving program with a focus on acquisition and retention of one-off and recurring donors.
We can't let the COVID-19 pandemic reverse the hard-won gains for women's rights. Generation Equality is pushing back against the push-back.
UN Women celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2020! Learn more about the book, "Thank You, United Nations", by clicking "Read More".
UN Women USA held its Annual Meeting on 22 October 2020 by zoom. The main feature was a pre-recorded interview with Ms. Shoko Ishikawa, Country Representative of UN Women Bangladesh by Mary Luke, board member.
During crises like the COVID-19 pandemic, women make essential contributions as leaders and frontline responders. But they are also hit harder by the health, economic and social impacts of the outbreak. Paying attention to women’s needs and leadership will strengthen the #COVID19 response.
UN Women is a voice for all women during this crisis, including health care workers, care providers, refugees, and the displaced.
Refika Cornoleus escaped the war in Sudan with her her six children, but had to leave behind her home, her husband, and her grandparents. She lives in Kakuma Refugee Camp in Kenya, where she makes eco-friendly stoves, which are high in demand.
Deep within the rural community of Karak lies the town of Taibeh, where 39-year-old Mona Ahmed Alqkla, found a safe place for her family seven years ago after fleeing the conflict in Dara'a, Syria. She had never had the opportunity to work, until now. She recently joined the incentive-based volunteer program as a tailor in the Oasis Center in Taibeh, which was launched by the Ministry of Social Development in partnership with UN Women in March 2019.
At 32, Susan Sebit is an accomplished lawyer and advocate from South Sudan. She works to protect women and children from violence and to ensure the implementation of existing women, peace and security global frameworks.