Stories from field

Ring the Bell for Gender Equality 2023

UN Women has teamed up with the other Ring the Bell for Gender Equality (RTB) partners for the ninth consecutive year to co-organize RTB events and stock exchanges in commemoration of the 2023 International Women’s Day (IWD).

Moving the Needle for Gender Equality: UN Women Regional office for the Arab States

UN Women and Nokia have partnered under a global memorandum of understanding to address the low number of female employees in Nokia's office in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA).

Moving the Needle for Gender Equality: UN Women in Pakistan

UN Women, in collaboration with the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP), hosted an environmental, social and governance (ESG) symposium in Karachi on 23 January 2023.

Moving the Needle for Gender Equality: UN Women in Asia and the Pacific

Since early 2021, UN Women has explored innovative market-driven solutions to address the care crisis illuminated during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Moving the Needle for Gender Equality: UN Women in Georgia

“Technology is the most powerful tool for supporting women. It can really make a quick and transformative change in reducing gender inequality, and defeating the injustices that girls face not only in technology but because of their own gender in general.

Activities for Ending Violence Against Women: UN Women Caribbean Regional Office

WEPs Signatories in Jamaica have pursued impactful initiatives which were shared during a UN Women-organized workshop, held in partnership with Caribbean Women in Leadership (CIWiL) on 18 May 2022

Activities for Ending Violence Against Women: UN Women Bangladesh office

In 2022, 45 companies in Bangladesh have improved capacities to implement gender equality in the workplace, marketplace, and community after receiving  capacity-building support from UN Women.

Activities for Ending Violence Against Women: UN Women Albania office

The WEPs community in Albania is growing rapidly. In November 2022, 30 companies had adopted the WEPs of which 19 joined in 2022.

Activities for Ending Violence Against Women: UN Women Ecuador office

According to the National Institute of Statistics and Censuses (INEC) in Ecuador, the percentage of women workers in the construction sector is 3.9% and only 7.8% of people who drive heavy transport in Ecuador are women.

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