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Naheed Farid was among many women leaders who left Afghanistan, fearing for their lives, as the Taliban took over in August 2021. Farid spoke at the UN recently, calling for international support to address the unfolding humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan and to safeguard women’s rights.
On the opening day of the UN General Assembly, global superstars BTS spread a message of hope for the future. "We thought the world has stopped, but it continues to move forward. Every choice we make is the beginning of change."
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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.