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7 Vital Quotes From Malala Yousafzai, The UN's Youngest Messenger of Peace

7 Vital Quotes From Malala Yousafzai, The UN's Youngest Messenger of Peace

On April 10, Malala Yousafzai was designated the youngest-ever United Nations Messenger of Peace by Secretary-General António Guterres. All UN Messen... Read More »

Take Action: Check Out the New United State of Women Action Network

Take Action: Check Out the New United State of Women Action Network

Just a few days after the declared United Day of Women on December 3, the United State of Women has officially launched its very own action network.... Read More »

UN Women Working With Haitian Government to Send Hurricane Relief to Women and Girls

UN Women Working With Haitian Government to Send Hurricane Relief to Women and Girls

"Women's needs and voices often remain unheard in humanitarian emergencies, but that inevitably delays the recovery process," U.N. Women's Haiti Repre... Read More »

Orange You Happy for This UN Campaign to End Violence Against Women?

Orange You Happy for This UN Campaign to End Violence Against Women?

Whether you knew it or not, the 25th day of every month is Orange Day — a day focused on the United Nation Secretary General's campaign UNiTE To End V... Read More »

The UN Member Countries Rally to Nominate a Woman for This Position

The UN Member Countries Rally to Nominate a Woman for This Position

Even at the United Nations, women are fighting for a seat at the table. The president of the U.N. Assembly, along with over 40 countries, have joined... Read More »

Report: The Lives of Women and Girls are Improving Globally

Report: The Lives of Women and Girls are Improving Globally

Good news on the topic of women's issues around the world.  According to new report prepared by the Statistics Division of the UN Department for Econ... Read More »

Malala Yousafzai Calls for Change at UN Sustainable Development Summit

Malala Yousafzai Calls for Change at UN Sustainable Development Summit

On Friday, Malala Yousafzai spoke at the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit in New York. At the U.N. Sustainable Development Summit, 193 w... Read More »

Colombia is Leading an Initiative to Push a Woman to Run for the United Nations

Colombia is Leading an Initiative to Push a Woman to Run for the United Nations

The current United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is nearing the end of his second five-year term. The New York Times reports that dozens of m... Read More »