UN Women, others hold affirmative procurement advocacy
The need to institutionalise affirmative procurement processes in the private and public sector has been canvassed.
UN reiterates support for Edo State initiatives on women empowerment
The United Nations (UN) organ working for the empowerment of women, also known as UN Women, has pledged support to Edo State Government’s policies...
New UNWTO findings show women lead in tourism
To mark the International Women’s Day, UNWTO, in collaboration with UN Women, the German Cooperation Agency (GIZ), World Bank Group and Amadeus, has released preliminary findings of the second edition of Global Report on Women in Tourism. ITB Berlin, the world’s leading trade fair, provided the backdrop to announcing The Global Report. The initial results…
Various forms of violence against women
On November 25, 2017, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign...
2019 poll: UN pledges support for Nigerian female politicians
The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) says it will support Nigerian female politicians vying for elective positions in the 2019 general elections.