The Security Council has unanimously adopted a resolution that urges United Nations member states to commit to implementing the Women, Peace and Security agenda by ensuring and promoting the full, equal and meaningful participation of women.
The Executive Director of UNWomen has issued a call to action on all United Nations member states, particularly on the question of violence perpetrated by men against women, often resulting in death.
Former Deputy President and the current Executive Director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, has called for a national emergency to be declared in South Africa over attacks on women.
Gender equality and women’s empowerment have dominated discussions on Saturday morning on the final day of the G20 Summit, in Osaka, Japan.
The Director of United Nations Women, Doctor Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka and the FIFA president, Gianni Infantino, have signed a memorandum of understating that calls on equal pay for women in soccer.