UN Women – United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women

UN Women – United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women


International Women's Day 2021. Credit: UN Women/Yihui Yuan.
International Women's Day 2021

This year, the theme for International Women’s Day (8 March), “Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world,” celebrates the tremendous efforts by women and girls around the world in shaping a more equal future and recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and highlights the gaps that remain. Learn more about the Generation Equality Forum, meet the activists, and get inspired by stories of women leaders we admire. More

  • Generation Equality: Realizing women’s rights for an equal future

    Generation Equality

    Join UN Women’s Generation Equality campaign to accelerate gender equality actions and mark the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, the most visionary agenda for women’s rights and empowerment everywhere. The campaign demands equal pay, equal sharing of unpaid care and domestic work, an end to all forms of violence against women and girls, women’s leadership and access to health. More

  • COVID-19 interactive page

    COVID-19 exacerbates women’s vulnerabilities and gender inequalities in Georgia

    To document how women’s and girls’ lives are changing in the face of COVID-19 and ensure that gender considerations are properly addressed in COVID-19 preparedness and response efforts by national and international partners, UN Women conducted a rapid gender assessment (RGA) of the COVID-19 situation in Georgia. More

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Women’s Empowerment Principles for more empowered women

Take a look on how the implementation of Women's Empowerment Principles (WEPs) has changed lives of women in business companies in Georgia. Promoting and implementing WEPs is one of UN Women’s most important goals through the project “A joint Action for Women’s Economic Empowerment in Georgia”, funded by the Government of Norway.