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In a statement on the last day of the March 12-23 conference, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, the head of UN Women, the United Nations' secretariat focused on women and girls, hailed the commission's "agreement on measures to bring substantive equality to women and girls in rural areas [as] a vital ...
UN Women and Justice Rapid Response (JRR) welcome the report of the Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic, “I Lost My Dignity: Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in the Syrian Arab Republic.” The report—the first of its kind from the Commission—documents the ...

In her opening remarks, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women said millions of women and girls across the world in rural areas provide unpaid care in their homes... Kadaganewyork 703x422. In her opening remarks, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, UN ...
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of U.N. Women, says all institutions need to communicate with their employees what their rights are, so they know how to report any violations and can be assured "that they will be believed and that they will not end ...
"We should listen to those women and girls who have marched us to a tipping point," Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of U.N. Women, told CBS News. Established in 1946 with annual meetings around the world, this is not the first rodeo for the Commission on the ...
President Cyril Ramaphosa has promised former deputy president Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka that South Africa will support the work she does at the United Nations (UN). Mlambo-Ngcuka is based at the UN headquarters in New York, where she is executive director of UN Women with the rank of ...

NEW YORK — Worldwide, gender bias is attracting renewed attention. Through protest marches and viral social-media campaigns, women everywhere are demanding an end to sexual harassment, abuse, femicide, and inequality. But, as successful as the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements have been in ...
Former deputy president and UN women's executive director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka has called on South Africans to change their attitudes towards women. Speaking at #SheDecides conference, Mlambo-Ngcuka said attitude change would ensure young people accessed sexual and reproductive ...
Alongside Ms. Mlambo-Ngcuka in the UN General Assembly Hall, American actor and producer Reese Witherspoon highlighted that the movement for women's rights will continue until it achieves its goals. “Understand that we will not leave, that we will not shut up, we want to see us represent 50/50,” said ...
NEW YORK – Around the world, gender bias is attracting renewed attention. Through protest marches and viral social-media campaigns, women everywhere are demanding an end to sexual harassment, abuse, femicide and inequality. But, as successful as the Me Too and Time's Up movements have ...
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, the executive director of UN Women, told the packed room that the #MeToo moment was a tipping point that represented the culmination of years of work by women around the world. She said it was an opportunity for women in the public eye to “speak for other women who are ...
Welcoming the newRegional Goodwill Ambassador, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka said,“JahaDukurehis a compelling and eloquent advocate who has profound experienceof these issues from her own life and work. Sheis a reflection of the new empowered young African women ...
UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, noted that the harmful practice is mostly carried out on young girls when they have no option to make their wishes heard—sometime between infancy and age 15. She described it as a human rights violation ...
The then deputy president, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, should have assumed the office of the president, but she too elected to resign from the office in sympathy with erstwhile President Thabo Mbeki. The members of the National Assembly then elected Kgalema Motlanthe as president to complete the ...
Mlambo-Ngcuka applauded the government's inclusive approach to developing the NAP in partnership with civil society, and recommended that this collaboration continue in the implementation, monitoring and evaluation stages. “For Bangladesh's NAP to be effective, civil society actors must continue to ...
These are the facts – something the Executive Director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka raised, again, in New York a year ago when discussing how women's voices are “still missing from the executive branches of governments and parliaments worldwide, slowing achievement of the Sustainable ...
It is a triple dose of woman power for Nelson Mandela University, with former deputy president and executive director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, tipped to take over as chancellor. While the university has not yet formally announced Mlambo-Ngcuka's appointment, social media has been ...

Describing the situation of Rohingya women as very bad, visiting United Nations Under-Secretary General and UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka has said the world has failed to protect the Rohingya women. “I think the world has failed…Their [Myanmar] country has failed them in a ...
So what can we do to end this pattern of abuse? Well, Executive Director of United Nations Women Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka wants everyone to know that responding with silent anger is not enough — we have to get loud. We had the opportunity to sit down with Mlambo-Ngcuka on Nov. 20, just a few days ...
A 16-part blog series by UN Women Executive Director, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka on the occasion of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence campaign. Sexual violence against women and girls in conflict-affected countries[1] is being used as a tactic of war, with devastating consequences ...
Last week, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, the Executive director of UN Women, warned about the violence endured by women in conflict regions. Mlambo-Ngcuka said women in conflict zones are constantly at risk as they are exposed to "new types of violence and torture, worse than anything we've ever seen ...
“United Nations [UN] Women has partnered with Nama for the Women's Economic Empowerment Global Summit (WEEGS) to support women and create equal opportunities for them in local, regional as well as global value chains,” Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director, UN Women said in a written ...
“To do that, we foster women's voices and leadership and support their place at decision-making tables,” Ms. Mlambo-Ngcuka continued, adding that in 2016, UN Women supported networks of women living with HIV in 31 countries to increase their engagement in the national HIV responses. “This World ...
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, executive director of the UN organisation dedicated to gender equality and empowerment, said “new types of violence and torture, worse than anything we've ever seen before” have been used against Rohingya women in Myanmar, yet only 2% of money sent to conflict settings ...
JOHANNESBURG - Executive director of United Nations Women Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka says the avalanche of sexual misconduct allegations that have rattled Hollywood, United States media and beyond is just the beginning. She's told news agency AFP that she expects many more women to come ...
The initial response to the outpouring of “#MeToo” around the world has been of outrage at the scale of sexual abuse and violence revealed. The millions of people joining the hashtag tide showed us how little they were heard before. They poured through the floodgate, opening up conversations, naming ...
Mlambo-Ngcuka said she was surprised by the fact that the recent cases have involved a single man who preyed on many women. "To actually see that you have one man who is a serial harasser, occupying a very senior position, and it goes undetected for years," she said, shows a "real weakness" of ...
So what can we do to end this pattern of abuse? Well, Executive Director of United Nations Women Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka wants everyone to know that responding with silent anger is not enough — we have to get loud. We had the opportunity to sit down with Mlambo-Ngcuka on Nov. 20, just a few days ...
The U.N. women's agency now hopes to capitalize on the spotlight. “This is the moment!” Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, the executive director of UN Women, said in an interview ahead of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on Nov. 25. “It really has to come out of the woodwork.
According to this narrative, Kasrils was doing the bidding for former president Thabo Mbeki, who had wanted Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka to be ...
It is government policy that was agreed by Alec Erwin and Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka who were at that time respective trade and industry ...
“Together we can bring substantive equality – a Planet 50-50 – to the world of sport at all levels,” said Mlambo-Ngcuka, former Deputy ...
... help in increasing women representation including in conflict resolution,” said Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, the executive director of the United ...
Also briefing today, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, the Executive Director of the UN Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women ...
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, executive director of UN Women, added, “Their knowledge and experience in food security and nutrition, land and ...
Mlambo-Ngcuka said that people interacted with the hashtag to express their pain, anger and sometimes frustration with the worldwide ...
In an opinion piece, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women, pointed to the “pain and ...
... rural and urban markets," Ms. Mlambo-Ngcuka said Executive Director of UN Women Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka in her statement for the Day.
... rural and urban markets," Ms. Mlambo-Ngcuka saidExecutive Director of UN Women Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka in her statement for the Day.
... International Day of Rural Women – marked annually on 15 October – Executive Director of UN Women Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka noted that ...
(We should note that the executive director of UN Women is Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, who oversaw—and sometimes tangled with—De Beers ...
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka (b. November 3, 1955),wad Deputy President of South Africa from 2005 to 2008.She was the first woman to hold the ...
... a right to a life-saving skill that they should never have been denied,” said Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, the Executive Director UN Women, in a ...
Mlambo-Ngcuka joined the organisation, which is tasked with empowering women and encouraging gender equality, four years ago.
It is a triple dose of woman power for Nelson Mandela University, with former deputy president and executive director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, tipped to take over as chancellor. While the university has not yet formally announced Mlambo-Ngcuka's appointment, social media has been ...
UNITED NATIONS — The United Nations and UN Women are not “immune” from hosting a work culture that permits sexual harassment and abuse, sometimes without any recourse for its victims, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka told Devex in an interview. Sexual harassment and ...
Thirty percent of women across the globe have been victims of violence at least once in their lifetime and in most cases at the hands of the ...
UNITED NATIONS, Oct 20 2017 (IPS) - The pain and anger of more than a million people who tweeted #MeToo in the last week have crowded social media with ...
Executive Director of the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women), Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, ...
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, executive director of UN Women, said: “there is no justification for unequal pay for a woman when her job is of ...


 

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