New UN Women Flagship Programme Initiative: Better Production and Use of Gender Statistics for Evidence-Based Localization of the SDGs

Better Production and Use of Gender Statistics for Evidence-Based Localization of the SDGs (brief) is one of UN Women’s Flagship Programming Initiatives designed to ensure that UN Women can deliver on the SDGs. This Programme will support governments to improve the production of gender statistics to monitor SDGs, inform policy and ensure accountability. Data and statistics >> Read more

UN Women Virtual Dialogue and Webinar: Theory of Change and Feminist Pedagogies in Training for Gender Equality

Despite its growing popularity, training for gender equality currently lacks conceptual clarity on two core issues: a theory of how change occurs through training; and how feminist pedagogical principles can be applied to training to evoke such change. To generate debate on these issues, the UN Women Training Centre will host a Virtual Dialogue from >> Read more

EVENT: Launch of a Public-Private Partnership to Support Gender-Responsive SDGs Monitoring and Accountability

UN Women’s new Flagship Programme Initiative "Making Every Woman and Girl Count" is holding an official launch event on Wednesday 21 September, from 1:15pm to 2:30pm in the ECOSOC Chamber at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. Please see the attached event flyer for further details about the event and our featured guest speakers. For those unable to attend, remote participation will be possible via >> Read more

SURVEY: Women’s Economic Empowerment (UN Women)

The UN Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment has teamed up with the UN Sustainable Development Goals Action Campaign to roll out a women's economic empowerment edition of the MY World survey on how we can help women get better jobs, earn more money, and start a business. The survey will gather people's views >> Read more

UN Women Grants

UN Women Grants: Accepting applications The United Nations Trust Fund in Support of Actions to Eliminate Violence against Women is accepting applications for its 20th grant cycle (2016) from civil society organizations and government authorities. Special attention will be paid to applications from women’s rights, women-led, and small organizations (including youth organizations) in recognition of >> Read more

Launch of UN Women flagship report, Progress of the World’s Women 2015-2016: Transforming Economies, Realizing Rights

The World Bank Group Gender Group and UN Women invite you to UN Women's Progress of the World's Women 2015-2016  Thursday, October 1, 2015 Room MC 4-800, 1818 H St NW 1:00-2:30PM RSVP Here This event will be livestreamed here Please join the WBG Gender Group at the Washington DC launch of UN Women's flagship report, Progress of the >> Read more

New UN Women online training: How to manage gender-responsive evaluation

This new UN Women eLearning course has 9 modules that aim to support those initiating, managing and/or using gender-responsive evaluations by providing direction, advice and tools for every step in the evaluation process: planning, preparation, conduct, reporting, evaluation use and follow up. The course is intended to complement the UN Women Evaluation Handbook, a practical handbook to help those initiating, >> Read more

Nominations open for 2015 Gender Equality and Mainstreaming in Technology Awards

Nominations are now open for the 2015 Gender Equality and Mainstreaming in Technology (GEM-TECH) Awards - See more at UN Women. This year, the global community commits to a new UN framework for sustainable development for the next 15 years and in the current draft, the use of ICTs is included as an important means of >> Read more

Registration open for e-learning course on development evaluation and gender

UN Women Independent Evaluation Office, Claremont Graduate University and IOCE, within the EvalPartners initiative, with support from The Rockefeller Foundation and in partnership with UNEG, OECD/DAC EvalNet, ALNAP, UNICEF, ReLAC, IPEN and EvalMena, have announced the opening of the registration for the second 2015 cohort of the introductory e-Learning programme on Development Evaluation. which will close on  17 September 2015.  Read details at http://gendereval.ning.com/profiles/blogs/register-now-to-e-learning-on-development-evaluation?xg_source=activity

UN Women’s Fund for Gender Equality: now accepting proposals

UN Women's Fund for Gender Equality is pleased to announce its third call for proposals. This year the Fund welcomes submissions from women-led civil society organizations with innovative, high-impact, and multi-stakeholder women's rights and gender equality programmes that help jumpstart progress towards the Post-2015 Development Agenda. The Fund will grant applications in the areas of: >> Read more