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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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Together, we can defeat the patriarchy.

RT if you've been scoring feminist goals!

#GenerationEquality

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7 young women for every 10 young men complete upper secondary school in low-income countries.

We need to close the gender gap in education for a better future. #GenerationEquality

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Explore how hardship and obligation, violence, poverty, climate change, and other forces undermine women’s lives, spurring them to migrate. πŸ’Όvia @NatGeo

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If you're reading this:
🌈You are enough.
🌈You are capable.
🌈You will get through this.

RT to spread the word.

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10 #GenerationEquality actions for every day:

1-Speak up for human rights
2-Call out sexism
3-Share the care
4-Reject the binary
5-Defy stereotypes
6-Amplify feminist voices
7-Stand against rape culture
8-Disrupt toxic masculinity
9-Challenge beauty standards
10-Demand equality

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Violence against women and girls has been a pandemic for decades.

But it's NOT inevitable, if we come together and take action as one. #GenerationEquality

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"Rural women have the right to live a life free of violence & have voice in decision-making. But this will never be possible unless we include & support them."

- @AsanAskin, @coe of Experts on Action against Violence against Women and Domestic Violence.

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Although women play a huge role in effectively responding to the #COVID19 crisis, they are perennially left out of decision-making.

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We’ve come a long way for gender equality.

Yet, progress has been too slow.

It’s on all of us to keep the pressure on our leaders to realize women’s rights. #GenerationEquality

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More #womeninpolitics make for stronger democracies.

Yet, there is still a long way to go until we achieve equality in governance around the world.

#GenerationEquality

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The Africa Gender Data Network provides a space for statisticians to share best practices and learn the latest methodologies in data gathering.

Via @devex #DevexFocus on #GenderData #WomenCount
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Did you know?

Migration can contribute to gender equality and women's empowerment in countries of origin and destination.

Find out more in @UNDESA's latest #UNPopulation migration report:

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Replying to @antonioguterres: The impacts of climate change & environmental degradation fall most heavily on women. They are 80% of those displaced…

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Period products are not a luxury item.

For decades, policymakers were largely silent about the issue of β€œperiod poverty,” but that may be shifting.

🩸🩸 via @nytimes

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Replying to @wphfund: Dismantling Barriers to Women’s Participation in Peace Processes, @WPHFund Launches New Rapid Financing Tool | Women’s Peace a…

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Replying to @UNFPA: The first-ever guidance on out-of-school comprehensive sexuality education is now available!

πŸ“ It’s brought to you by @UNFPA an…

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Dismantling Barriers to Women’s Participation in Peace Processes, @WPHFund Launches New Rapid Financing Tool | Women’s Peace and Humanitarian Fund



#RapidResponse | #SheBuildsPeace | #WPS | #WPHFund

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πŸ“£ #FeministFriday πŸ“£

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Replying to @UN: .@UN_Women & @UNVolunteers are seeking women from the global South who are committed to gender equality, women’s empowerment & the…

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.@UN_Women & @UNVolunteers are seeking women from the global South who are committed to gender equality, women’s empowerment & the UN's mission.

Apply now for the Young Leaders Programme.

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The first-ever guidance on out-of-school comprehensive sexuality education is now available!

πŸ“ It’s brought to you by @UNFPA and its @UN partners. Have a look:

#OutOfSchoolCSEGuidance #SexEd

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The impacts of climate change & environmental degradation fall most heavily on women. They are 80% of those displaced by the climate crisis.

As we devise strategies for environmental preservation & building a green economy, we need more women decision-makers at the table.

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Replying to @UN_Women: 2020 will be most remembered for the way #COVID19 drastically changed our lives, but not to be forgotten are all the strides…

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2020 will be most remembered for the way #COVID19 drastically changed our lives, but not to be forgotten are all the strides made for women’s & girls' rights.

Join us in celebrating some newsworthy moments for gender equality that happened this year. πŸ“°πŸŽ‰

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