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From human-caused greenhouse gas emissions to the overexploitation of the earth’s natural resources, unsustainable production and consumption patterns pose a risk to all of humanity. We want to see #climateaction now: unwo.men/k4Fz50GfE0t #UNGA
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Only with equality for all women can we achieve our #GlobalGoals. We must dismantle the power structures that allow discrimination, violence and economic hardship to keep one half of humanity down. We must insist on gender equality, everywhere, now.
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Increased demands for clean energy and low-carbon solutions are driving an unprecedented transformation of the energy sector. But women are being left out. More facts on gender equality & the #GlobalGoals in our 2021 Gender Snapshot report. 🔆unwo.men/q2nl50GfXQoeB
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Female medical researchers have led advances on #COVID19 knowledge & testing techniques. But women accounted for fewer than 1 in 3 researchers globally in 2018. We need more #WomeninScience to help close the ever persisting #genderdata gap: unwo.men/DyaS50GfXN5 #WomenCount
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No matter your age, background, or situation, you can mobilize and drive #climateaction. Wangari Maathai, the 1st African woman to win the @NobelPrize, continues to inspire new generations.
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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 who are part of #GenerationEquality to keep the pressure on our leaders to realize women’s rights! #UNGA
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As economies recover from the #COVID19 pandemic, gendered impacts on labour markets are unquestionable. Women have suffered steeper job losses than men, along with increased unpaid care burdens at home. More on the #GlobalGoals in our Gender Snapshot: unwo.men/S7CV50GfsLP
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Agda Rössel, from @SwedenUN, was the 1st female Permanent Representative to the United Nations. That was during the 13th session of the #UNGA in 1958. Discover how far we've come & how much more remains to be done for gender equality at the @UN & beyond: unwo.men/H9ZC50GgfHA
At #UNGA 76, @eucopresident, @CharlesMichel delivered @EUCouncil's promise to all young people and future generations to make the world fairer and safer. @EUatUN
The #COVID19 pandemic threatens to undo and roll back decades of progress towards gender equality. #GenerationEquality is already leading the way, now we need world leaders to step it up to realize women’s rights! #UNGA
"Sweden will always stand up for sexual and reproductive health and rights." @SwedishPM Stefan Löfven stressed the importance of feminist leadership and governance at the #UNGA today. @SwedenUN
The pandemic amplified the world’s most enduring injustice: the power imbalance between men and women. We can and we must bridge the gender divide - our greatest opportunity for transformative change. #UNGA
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“When it comes to #GenderEquality we are at a global crossroads with evidence that this is both the most promising and most terrifying moment” @UN_Women Goodwill Ambassador Anne Hathaway speaks about women in #Afghanistan and the global movement for #GenerationEquality
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Equal rights and opportunities for all people, of all genders. It’s not a new vision, but still a bold one, as no country has achieved it. At the #UNGA and every day, here are 7 ways to change the world: unwo.men/f46j50GfqQC
.@unwomenchief describes life for Afghan women under Taliban rule, with rollbacks on their rights and safe houses at full capacity.
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Only 26 of the 193 UN member countries are led by women. Women's empowerment is key for achieving the #GlobalGoals and creating a better future for all! @UN_Women is working to create a more inclusive world. unwomen.org/en
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"Sustainable peace is possible only if women & girls participate actively in its consolidation." At #UNGA 76, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Mexico @m_ebrard shared that the #GenerationEquality Forum was a great moment to accelerate progress for gender equality. @MexOnu @SRE_mx
Throwback to the 1st #UNGA in 1946 when Eleanor Roosevelt called a meeting of women delegates & famously read an “open letter to the women of the world”, urging for their increased involvement in national & international affairs. Find out more: unwo.men/jrWd50GfoHF
Despite the critical importance of water, women are severely underrepresented in its management. Without safe drinking water, adequate sanitation & menstrual hygiene facilities, women and girls find it harder to lead safe, productive & healthy lives. 🔗unwo.men/DXve50GdsNDX0
As the President of Liberia, @MaEllenSirleaf was the first African woman to address the #UNGA. President Sirleaf served as president from 2006–2018. She was the first African woman to be democratically elected as the Head of State. Discover more: unwo.men/auPP50GfpfQ
In 1953, Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit from India became the first woman to be elected President of the General Assembly (@UN_PGA). To this date, only 4 women have held the position. As the 76th #UNGA takes place, find out more facts: unwo.men/buem50Gfp7E @IndiaUNNewYork
Did you know? Norway’s Frieda Dalen was the first woman to ever address the General Assembly. As the 76th #UNGA session continues, we take a look at the history of gender equality and the General Assembly: unwo.men/qO5150Gfoxj @NorwayUN
As we reckon with #COVID19, growing inequality & accelerating #ClimateChange, the need to recover better has never been clearer. Our #FeministPlan for Sustainability and Social Justice provides a roadmap for addressing these challenges: unwo.men/izlF50GeOZU
There are just 9 years left to achieve the #GlobalGoals by 2030, and gender equality cuts across all 17 of them. With #COVID19 slowing progress on women's rights, the time to act has never been more apparent! Learn more: unwo.men/pcYi50GdsIU #UNGA
At the #SDGActionZone2021, our Goodwill Ambassador Anne Hathaway highlighted how #COVID19 has negatively affected women’s livelihoods. But we can change course. Our #FeministPlan for Sustainability & Social Justice is a roadmap to a gender-equal future: unwo.men/dDoX50Gb3oB
At a high-level #UNGA side event, Acting @unwomenchief Pramila Patten joined the Global Campaign for Equality in Family Law to discuss how equality in family law is crucial to build back better. #FreeOurFamilyLaws
THE PEOPLE'S SUMMIT HAS ARRIVED! Thu 23 Sep - 9am EDT #UNFSS2021 is bringing together farmers and fishers, youth, Indigenous Peoples, world leaders, gov + many more to set the stage for 🌍#FoodSystemss transformation. It's not too late to register �bit.ly/unfss-regwD3
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In her address to the 76th session of the #UNGA , Prime Minister of Norway, @erna_solberg stressed that "we must take the crises we are now facing as our call to action" and called for implementing the women, peace and security agenda. @NorwayUN
1 Hour to go until the #HeForShe Summit 🥳🥳 Use the hashta#HeForSheSummitit to join the conversation. Watch the live stream hereyoutube.com/watch?v=_gW1MR…rr
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“Even before the pandemic hit, globally, women were doing three times as much unpaid care work as men." Our Goodwill Ambassador Anne Hathaway will join the #SDGActionZone2021 to discuss the importance of gender equality. #UNGA 📅 23 Sept - 8 AM EST �bit.ly/sdgzonez7D
1.5 years into the #COVID19 pandemic, schools remain partially or fully closed in 42% of countries & territories. Closures mean lost opportunities for girls & an increased risk of violence, exploitation & early marriage. Learn more: unwo.men/v6KN50GdsFl #GlobalGoals
✅ Decent work ✅ Social protection ✅ Food security Prioritizing women's access to these in post-#COVID19 recovery efforts will ensure a better future for all. Learn more in our report, A #FeministPlan for Sustainability and Social Justice: unwo.men/OeLi50GeRZy
#ClimateChange is affecting women the most. We must take rapid & radical action to green our economies & promote gender equality in energy & agriculture. Our new report outlines a set of policies to help us achieve a more equal and just world. unwo.men/xByM50GeS13
The global gender gap in food security has risen dramatically during the #COVID19 pandemic, with more women and girls going hungry. Our 2021 Gender Snapshot report brings the latest evidence on gender equality across all 17 #GlobalGoals. Check it out �unwo.men/980j50GdsvEn9
With UN Women's global solidarity movement, @HeForShe, men and boys are supporting gender equality around the world. Learn more in the highlights from 2020-2021: unwo.men/xWor50GaLlj #GenerationEquality #HeForShe
Check out this year’s "Progress on the Sustainable Development Goals: The Gender Snapshot" for the latest available data on gender equality across all 17 #GlobalGoals. 🔗unwo.men/oApF50Ge6k5KA
1 day left until the #HeForSheSummit 🥳🥳 See you all there! 📅 Thursday 23 September 🕒 10am ET Join our era of ACTION and register heow.ly/BFcU50Gevj29qtXI
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Don’t miss @Unwomen Goodwill Ambassador Anne Hathaway tomorrow at the #SDGActionZone2021 to discuss the importance of gender equality as the world tunes into the #UNGA. Join online: 8am EST bit.ly/sdgzone
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Our Goodwill Ambassador Anne Hathaway will join the #SDGActionZone2021 to discuss the importance of gender equality as the world tunes into the #UNGA. Join online: 📅 23 Sept ⏰ 8 AM EST �bit.ly/sdgzoneqYC
Some facts for the #UNGA: 🙄In 2021, only 24 countries among the 193 UN Member States are led by women 🙄Only 4 women were elected as the President of the General Assembly in its 76 years 🙄T@UN@UN has never had a woman Secretary-General More herunwo.men/UYnV50GdSEGhLPW
The #GenerationEquality Forum was a critical moment to embed gender equality as a vital component of the Building Back Better agenda. Learn more about 'Achieving gender equality - Women Powering the Economic Recovery' at the @UN SDG Moment meeting: unwo.men/PQQc50Ge55X
Every leader attending the #UNGA needs to adopt a feminist agenda, just like every one of us. Share yours with us using #GenerationEquality!
Afghan women & girls’ rights must be upheld. They must: 🔹have equal access to essential services, incl. education 🔹be able to work, participate in public life & decision-making 🔹be free to move about 🔹live free of violenc@mbacheletelet te#UNGAUNGAow.ly/E1ZB50GdWCUyfRRjx
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Are you a feminist? This #UNGA, say it loud & clear like @UN Secretary-General @antonioguterres!
Disruptions in essential health services, such as maternal health and contraception, due to #COVID19 are taking a tragic toll on women and girls. Learn more about how the pandemic is affecting the achievement of gender equality across the #GlobalGoals: unwo.men/EPGG50Gdsuy
Gender equality is integral to all the #GlobalGoals, yet progress has been agonizingly slow. We need a robust feminist agenda to shift gears! #UNGA unwo.men/7Wav50GdSNh
As of December 2021, women are Heads of State and Government in only 24 countries worldwide. We👏 need👏 more👏 women👏 leader#WomenInPoliticsi#UNGA#Aioqn
We know that economies flourish when women are engaged. Learn more about 'Achieving gender equality - Women Powering the Economic Recovery' at the @UN SDG Moment meeting: unwo.men/1WE750Ge54A #GenerationEquality
It’s time to move from the #GenerationEquality Forum commitments to solutions and compliance, said Acting @unwomenchief Pramila Patten at today’s #WomeninConflicts event during the #UNGA.
"We must also take pause to reflect upon the long-term ramifications of #COVID19. It has led to an increase in extreme poverty and inequality, and resulted in a deterioration of gender equality." - @niinisto, President of Finland @FinlandUN #UNGA
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