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WOMEN: Glass ceiling is showing small openings for women, says ILO

Woman Chief Executive Officer, Argentina. ILO PHOTO/Maillard J.

The latest report into women in business has found that only five per cent hold a top management position, according to the International Labour Organization. It's calling for an overhaul of corporate culture…

15 Jan 2015 / Listen /

WOMEN: Food shortages put Liberia's children at risk for malnutrition

Josephine, Liberian mother speaks to a community health worker. (UNifeed video capture)

The Ebola epidemic in Liberia has put children at high risk of malnutrition because of food shortages and diminished…

9 Jan 2015 / Listen /

WOMEN: Battered women in Spain need better protection against their abusers

UN Headquarters was lit in orange during Orange YOUR Neighbourhood anti-violence campaign for the International Day to End Violence against Women. Credit: UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe

Women in Spain still have problems getting protective orders against their abusive partners because the police tend to regard…

31 Dec 2014 / Listen /

WOMEN: Women on Security Council have responsibility to open door for others

Security Council Chamber.  UN Photo/Mark Garten

As we move into 2015, UN Radio looks back at the stories on women issues that have dominated the…

24 Dec 2014 / Listen /
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