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The UN Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment

Welcome to the UN Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment page! Investing in women’s economic empowerment is intrinsic to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It sets a direct path towards gender equality, poverty eradication, and inclusive economic...
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Rural Women's Economic Empowerment

Rural Women's Economic Empowerment Welcome to the Rural Women Economic Empowerment page! One of the major highlights of this space will be the sharing of experiences by practitioners working on the Joint Programme on Accelerating Progress towards the Economic Empowerment of Rural Women, a...
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Promoting and Protecting Women Migrant Workers’ Labour and Human Rights

Welcome to the Promoting and Protecting Women Migrant Workers’ Labour and Human Rights page! The promotion and protection of women migrant workers’ rights is critical to the advancement of the human rights agenda. UN Women is committed to promoting women migrant worker’s rights and protecting them...
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African Women In Technology

Imagine an Africa where a woman's hand hoe is a thing of the past. Imagine women with tools that increase agricultural yield and income while decreasing the labor and time required to ensure food security and promote economic empowerment. Imagine an Africa that could harness the freed time and...
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Women in STEAM and STEAM for Women

Welcome to the Women in STEAM & STEAM for Women page! Womens access to STEAM and their participation in national science, technology and innovation systems are necessary for us to realize the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. The Agenda 2030 with its SDGs will govern the work...
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