Stories from field
Learn about WEPs activities in Jordan, and listen to the signatories in the country on why gender equality matters for their business and why they have been working with the WEPs.
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).
Since early 2021, UN Women has explored innovative market-driven solutions to address the care crisis illuminated during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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).
“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.
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.
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.
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.