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

Live webcasts this week from the Commission on the Status of Women

Watch these events live on EmpowerWomen.org: Wednesday 11 March, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm (EDT) "Principles into Practice: Market Place and Value Chain" organized by UN Women's Empower Women Team during the annual event on the Women's Empowerment Principles (WEPs) Wednesday 11 March, 3:00 to 4:15 pm (EDT) "Unlocking domestic capital for women's economic empowerment" organized >> Read more

Webinar: Women’s economic empowerment in inclusive market systems development

This learning series will take place over the first half of 2015, bringing you the chance to closely engage with key experts on conceptual and practical issues around women’s economic empowerment in inclusive market systems. Through a thought-provoking sequence of webinars, e-discussions and social media engagement, participants will learn about good practices, practical implementation considerations and >> Read more

2014 World Survey on the Role of Women in Development: Gender Equality & Sustainable Development

The World Survey on the Role of Women in Development is a UN Secretary-General report mandated by the Second Committee of the General Assembly and comes out every five years. The 2014 report focuses on gender equality and sustainable development, with chapters on the green economy and care work, food security, population dynamics, and investments >> Read more