The United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres calls gender inequality the overwhelming injustice of our age.
Current United Nations Under-Secretary-General and former Deputy President Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka has joined the world in paying tribute to the late founder of Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Joseph Shabalala.
The Executive Director for UN Women Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka says it’s worrisome that perpetrators of violence against women are getting younger, while the crimes committed are more gruesome. She was speaking at the 30th anniversary of Cape Town-based gender violence NGO, Ilitha Labantu.
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.