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The progress and potential of women’s leadership: Survivors of sexual violence step up and speak out for transitional justice

Join us in commemorating the 20th anniversary of the United Nations Security Council resolution 1325 on women, peace, and security by celebrating sexual violence survivors’ leadership in transitional justice processes. This interactive online event on will take stock of the successes and challenges faced by survivors who are leading advances on the front lines of transitional justice […]

UN Women and Plan International to host Instagram Live on digital youth activism

Ahead of the International Day of the Girl Child on 11 October, UN Women and Plan International are co-hosting a conversation on digital youth activism. Tune in on 7 October, at 8 a.m. EDT on Instagram Live. Neha, a Global Young Influencer at Plan International, will join Shardae Yilma from UN Women’s social media team to chat […]

WOMEC JOINS GMMP TO MONITOR MEDIA REPORTAGE ON WOMEN IN GHANA

Ghana joins the world to monitor the media on how women's issues are reported in the news and who does the reporting. This is the initiative of the Global Media Monitoring Project (GMMP), which conducts this exercise every five years. It draws inspiration from the 1995 Beijing International Women's Conference. Women, Media and Change (WOMEC) […]