Month: November 2021

On International Day, UN chief says ‘violence against women is not inevitable’

In a virtual event to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, commemorated annually on 25 November, UN Women chief Sima Bahous described gender-based violence (GBV) as “a global crisis”.  “In all of our own neighbourhoods, there are women and girls living in danger. Around the world, conflict, climate-related natural disasters, food insecurity and human rights violations are exacerbating […]

UN Women Launches Australian Advertising Alliance

UN WOMEN LAUNCHES AUSTRALIAN ADVERTISING ALLIANCE TO ERADICATE HARMFUL STEREOTYPES IN THE INDUSTRY SYDNEY – 8 November 2021 – UN Women, the United Nations entity for gender equality and Women’s Empowerment, is today launching the Australian chapter of the Unstereotype Alliance, as part of a global coalition to tackle harmful stereotypes in advertising and media content. The […]