Women entrepreneurs advance the UN’s Global Goals. Five of them pitched their businesses to a panel convened by Diane von Furstenberg.
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AWT talked with Habiba Ali, winner of the WE Empower business competition, about bringing renewable energies to Nigeria.
“It’s not about one goal, it’s about all goals,” said UN Women Executive Director Mlambo-Ngcuka who started her speech at a press conference on February 14 by sharing the concept of intersectionality featured in the latest report.
UN Women and representatives from major companies came together for the Global Innovation Coalition for Change to devise solutions to empower girls in technology and innovation.
Emma Watson going partially topless in Vanity Fair doesn’t suddenly render her feminist credentials invalid.
To the chagrin of many, the UN’s next leader will be not a woman. However, he—Antonio Guterres, former Portuguese prime minister and head of the UN refugee committee—did campaign on a promise of gender parity.
Karima Bennoune explains why cultural rights are women’s rights. Bennoune has received numerous awards, including the Dayton Literary Peace Prize (2014) for her recent book, “Your Fatwa …
Numerous profiles of outstanding women have been compiled on the Woman Secretary General website. Yet, it is a man, António Guterres, who was elected by acclamation to be the new Secretary General.
The increased vulnerability of women and children to rape is a horrific consequence of war that dates back to antiquity, when women were considered property and therefore spoils of war. Despite the…