Global Award for Women's Empowerment

01 Jul 2021

UN Women in cooperation and partnership with the Supreme Council for Women in the Kingdom of Bahrain, is hosting a virtual event to launch the second edition of the Princess Sabeeka Bint Ibrahim Al-Khalifa Global Award for Women’s Empowerment on the sidelines of the Generation Equality Forum, co-hosted by the Governments of France and Mexico.

Parentsmart Employers – Getting the Return on Investment

03 Jun 2021

This dialogue will introduce the idea of how to be Parentsmart at work, and what Parentsmart employers can gain from supporting working parents, both in terms of competence development as well as other wins and KPIs. It will also provide insights on how to engage leaders and role models.

Women’s Economic Empowerment in the Tourism Sector of the Indian Ocean Rim Region

28 May 2021

This webinar will showcase best practices amongst companies in the tourism sector in the Indian Ocean Rim region in promoting women's economic empowerment and gender equality.

Webinar on Women’s Empowerment Principles: Principle 7 - Measurement and Reporting

29 Apr 2021

This webinar will dive deeper into Principle 7 of the WEPs: Measurement and Reporting.

Supporting Women Entrepreneurs and Women-Owned Enterprises amid COVID-19

29 Apr 2021

This next webinar will focus on sharing recommendations for supporting women entrepreneurs that came out of the recent Virtual Café that was held with women entrepreneurs and representatives of IORA Member States and Chambers of Commerce from the Indian Ocean Rim region. 

#WeLearn: Being Successful with Engaging Presentations

22 Apr 2021

On 22 April 2021, the WE EMPOWER - G7 Programme hosted "Being Successful with Engaging Presentations" learning session. The session was designed to learn how different storytelling techniques, presentation materials, and delivery styles can improve how one give presentations to others.

Women’s Empowerment Principles – A conversation about transparency and accountability

16 Mar 2021


A growing number of stakeholders, including employees, consumers, investors, and civil society, are calling on companies to disclose more information on their efforts towards gender equality.

The evidence base for doing so and for promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment continues to expand:

Achieving Gender-inclusive Business through Accountability and Transparency

10 Mar 2021

In celebration of International Women’s Day 2021, UN Women’s EU-funded programme 

Women in Leadership Achieving an Equal Future in a COVID-19 World

08 Mar 2021

In celebration of the International Women’s Day, 90+ stock exchanges around the world are ringing the bell for gender equality and women’s empowerment in March 2021. Many of them are adopting the Women’s Empowerment Principles. This is part of a global collaboration between UN Women and the International Finance Corporation, Sustainable Stock Exchange Initiative, UN Global Compact, Women in ETF and World Federation of Exchanges.

Women in Leadership: What Does It Take?

08 Mar 2021

On International Women’s Day this year, join UN Women’s EU-funded WeEmpowerAsia programme for the virtual discussion “Women in Leadership: What Does It Take?” to hear from business leaders and policymakers about the most tangible actions companies are taking to help women advance into leadership positions and fully participate in the economy.

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