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UN Women is the UN entity for gender equality & women's empowerment. Join #GenerationEquality for an equal future.

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Replying to @abhatiaunwomen: Enjoyed the conversation with @samanthabarry & @debsjoseph from @glamourmag on the economic & mental impact of #COVID19

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To recover from the #COVID19 crisis, decisive government action is imperative to safeguard the rights and needs of women and girls.

Here are 5 necessary steps.

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Replying to @devex: Gender data is crucial to make every woman and girl count. This focus area, powered by #WomenCount program, highlights how data…

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Enjoyed the conversation with @samanthabarry & @debsjoseph from @glamourmag on the economic & mental impact of #COVID19 on women & girls. #JanuaryDialogues @GlamourMagUK

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The penultimate episode of #Youth4ClimateLive is happening this Friday: Don't miss out! 🎉 Join @Connect4Climate, @UNYouthEnvoy, @PreCop26ITA & amazing guests for a discussion on how #adaptation drives ambitious #climateaction 🙌
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Enough is enough. Let’s eliminate all forms of gender-based violence once and for all, especially within families and intimate partnerships! #FamiliesOfToday

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Pre-existing inequalities like overcrowded housing, employment in insecure & low-paid jobs & inequalities in access to healthcare make poor & marginalized communities more vulnerable to #COVID19.

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Millions of women in the health and social sector are working tirelessly every day to care for all of us during the #COVID19 pandemic.

Thank you. 💙

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Youth are powerful, determined, ambitious, passionate, inclusive and conscious. Let their voices and demands be heard!

This is what #GenerationEquality looks like.

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Women are at the frontline of the #COVID19 response as they make up the majority of health and social care workers.

But they are still paid much less than their male counterparts. Women across all sectors deserve #equalpay!

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Replying to @UNVolunteers: ☑️Are you a woman from the Global South under the age of 29?

✅Passionate about #volunteering for #GenderEquality?

✍️App…

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It's about the message.
It's about what's right.
It's about the equal future we want.

🎤 @BillieJeanKing

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From a women-only driving school to an all-female taxi service — a South African activist-turned-entrepreneur is tackling high rates of sexual assault by providing safe transport. via @GlblCtzn

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From Turkey, Ukraine & Kyrgyzstan to Serbia & Tajikistan, these are some of the women who attended the 1995 4th World Conference on Women.

Read about the experiences that shaped their quest to build a gender-equal world. @unwomeneca #GenerationEquality

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As doctors, nurses, scientists, researchers, entrepreneurs, essential workers and more, migrant women are the backbone of the #COVID19 response.

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Lift.
Each.
Other.
Up.

🎤: @melindagates

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Words are no good without action! Investing in family-friendly policies has significant pay-offs not only for women and girls but for #FamiliesOfToday and society at large!

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#FamiliesOfToday don't live in isolation & are fundamental building blocks of our changing 🌏.

Ensuring that each individual can thrive is essential for creating peaceful & prosperous societies:

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.@KamalaHarris is the first woman, first Black and first South Asian Vice President of the United States.

Here's to many more moments like this around the world.

#GenerationEquality #Inauguration2021

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.@UN_Women congratulates U.S. President @JoeBiden & Vice President @KamalaHarris. With their Gender Policy Council, the new administration has an unprecedented opportunity to help set & implement a women’s rights agenda for the next era. #GenerationEquality #Inauguration2021

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Gender data is crucial to make every woman and girl count. This focus area, powered by #WomenCount program, highlights how data is being used to inform policy and advocacy to advance gender equality.

#DevexFOCUS on #GenderData · @UN_Women 👇🏽

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☑️Are you a woman from the Global South under the age of 29?

✅Passionate about #volunteering for #GenderEquality?

✍️Apply NOW to become a UN Volunteer & be part of Young #Women Leaders initiative by UNV & @UN_Women

🗓️ Deadline 25 January (1 week left!)

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