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Women: focus on girls education and laws needed to end violence against women

Girls play in the schoolyard at Santo Niño Elementary School in the town of Tanauan, Philippines. Photo: UNICEF/Giacomo Pirozzi

Girls' education brings human rights benefits Educating girls could help change societies and improve the lives of millions, according to the UN Human Rights chief. Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein is also urging countries…

18 Jun 2015 / Listen /

Women: focus on tech opportunities, safe spaces in South Sudan, and disability issues

Young woman working on a computer. Photo: World Bank/Arne Hoel

Women in technology encouraged to network An initiative has been launched in Europe to encourage women working in the…

11 Jun 2015 / Listen /

Women: focus on mobile phone use, human rights and coping with disaster

A mobile phone user in Afghanistan.  UN Photo/Fardin Waezi

Growing gender gap in mobile phone use Men have greater access to mobile telephone services across the developing world…

4 Jun 2015 / Listen /

Women: focus on women’s careers, football and pollution

Angela Kane. UN Photo/Devra Berkowitz

Still "male culture" at UN but this is changing, says top female UN official A "male culture" still persists…

28 May 2015 / Listen /
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