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"STEM Awareness in Primary...

Laura Martinez, 2015 Empower Women Global Champion from Spain designed and developped a curriculum of gender equality for elementary schools: “STEM Awareness in Primary Education” is an educational...

A startup weekend to boost...

UN Women Mali in collaboration with Africa Rising gave the opportunity, during one weekend, to women entrepreneurs in ICT to strengthen their business skills and bring their ideas to live. From 17 to...

The Global Gender Equality...

The Global Gender Equality Constitutional Database is a repository of gender equality related provisions extracted from 195 constitutions from around the world. The countries are organized according...

Tülin Akin: Revolutionizing...

Born in 1982, Tülin Akin spent her childhood in various poor villages in Turkey where her father worked as a village school teacher. As a result, she developed a sensitivity about poverty and the...

Women in STEAM: The...

The science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEAM) sector offers growing opportunities to transform the lives of women across the world. However, women remain vastly under-represented...

I Feel Empowered

When I first applied to the Empower Women Global Champions Programme through UN Volunteer, I was not entirely sure about the activities I would undertake if I were selected. This experience has been...

Women Migrant Workers in...

On the Mexican border countless female migrant workers live in precarious conditions, working in the informal economy. According to data from the 2010 census, eight out of every ten people live in...

#HERstory - Huda Shaarwai: A...

In an era when women were restricted to their homes and harems in the secluded shrouds of patriarchy and claustrophobic traditions, one Egyptian woman, Shaarwai, defied social norms to fight for the...

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