UN Women (@UN_Women )

UN Women

Bio UN Women is the UN entity for #genderequality & womens empowerment. Executive Director: @phumzileunwomen.
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Hootsuite Inc. : Laws & policies must respond to the reality of how #FamiliesOfToday live, and the shifting roles of women and girls within them. Follow the stories of grandmothers, working mothers, LGBT women and more in our photo essay. #WomensProgress2019 unwo.men/av7S50vD4T6

Hootsuite Inc. : There’s no standard when it comes to family form because #FamiliesOfToday live in many different types of households. Understanding & taking into account this diversity is essential for progress: progress.unwomen.org #WomensProgress2019

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Hootsuite Inc. : You save lives when you empower women.

Flavia is the Coordinator of our Women Empowerment Hub in Boa Vista, Brazil, charged with creating & sustaining safe environments for Venezuelan migrants, refugees & asylum-seekers. #WomenHumanitarians via UN Humanitarian

Hootsuite Inc. : Vanuatu is among the world’s ‘most at risk’ countries to natural disasters. Khuman works to address unique risks, vulnerabilities and capabilities of women and girls. unwo.men/Yphy50vErwr

Hootsuite Inc. : Madina Mousa fled Syria with her family, and found safety in Kawergosk Refugee Camp, Iraq. Witnessing the dire condition of refugee women, she started helping them deal with the challenges of displacement and improve their status: unwo.men/eanQ50vEksP

iPhone : They are film makers, vehicle mechanics, and much more. Meet 5 women who are defying the odds and inspiring others in the world's largest refugee settlement in Kenya. via UN Women
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Hootsuite Inc. : Gender inequality in family relationships means that women often have to bargain for their fair share. It’s on all of us to ensure that #FamiliesOfToday enable women & girls to realize their full potential: progress.unwomen.org #WomensProgress2019 pic.twitter.com/IeglFoa0Wt

Hootsuite Inc. : .IWPR finds women in the US face a 41% earnings gap in returns on digital skills.

Catch our Empower Women webinar to learn how women of all ages can prepare for an #AutomatedFuture on 22 Aug: unwo.men/fdI750vEJdF

Hootsuite Inc. : Colourful traditional textiles made of alpaca wool is vital to tourism in Peru. These master craftswomen are keeping tradition alive on solar-powered looms. 📹: UN Development

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Hootsuite Inc. : “There really can be no development that is sustainable without gender equality." - Marta, Brazilian football player and our Goodwill Ambassador! RT 🔄if you agree with her.
via UN News Global Goals #globalgoals


iPhone : Indigenous #women are the guardians of the seeds and the keepers of traditional knowledge.

It is impossible to achieve about food security without empowering these #ZeroHunger heroes.


Hootsuite Inc. : Why is sport a powerful tool to empower girls? Hear from Tibu, the youngest womancoach of MTG United in Kilifi, Kenya. unwo.men/o1yL50vDtdj

Twitter Web App : G7 France UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson 🌎 We're asking states to ratify all relevant gender equality standards: bit.ly/GEACfrance 🌍 There are some incredible global treaties & conventions that set minimum standards for women's & girls’ rights 🥀 but some G7 states haven’t yet stepped up & made them a reality.

Hootsuite Inc. : Forgotten no more. 5 stories of resilience that uncover the vital work of women in Kakuma refugee camp and Kalobeyei settlement, Kenya: unwo.men/M4nD50vC6jw

Twitter Web App : The Convention on the Rights of the Child is very clear - all kids should have the chance to flourish - #trans kids included!

#StandUp4HumanRights #Transgender #Parenting #ForEveryChild #CRC30

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Hootsuite Inc. : "I am a feminist and a humanitarian. I cannot be one without the other."

-- Marie Petterson, aid worker in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, supporting Rohingya women & children who fled Myanmar. #WomenHumanitarians UN Humanitarian unwo.men/HDWG50vDsZj

Hootsuite Inc. : ⌚️Maternity & parental leave
💰Benefits & leave provisions
🤝Accessible childhood education & elder care
Because care is a public good and must be supported: progress.unwomen.org #WomensProgress2019 #FamiliesOfToday

Hootsuite Inc. : “I want to go to the Olympics. I want to be the youngest one out there & show the girls it doesn’t matter how big you are or how small you are. You can do anything.”

Some inspiration from 10-year-old Sky Brown! #WomenInSport via The Washington Post washingtonpost.com/sports/2019/06…

Hootsuite Inc. : How can laws, policies and public action support #FamiliesOfToday in ways that enable gender equality and women’s empowerment? Find out in #WomensProgress2019: progress.unwomen.org pic.twitter.com/gazhm3IkYK