Natalia Kanem of Panama Appointed as Head of UN's Women's Health AgencyOctober 9, 2017United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres appointed Natalia Kanem of Panama to head the UN's women's health agency.
72 States Sign UN Voluntary Compact on Preventing Sexual Exploitation and AbuseOctober 8, 2017More than 90 UN Member States have signed or intend to sign the voluntary compact on preventing and addressing sexual exploitation and abuse, answering the call of...
Croatia Launch Campaign for Breast Cancer AwarenessOctober 8, 2017October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a worldwide annual campaign to highlight the importance of breast cancer awareness, education and research.
Conflict Keeps 27 Mil Children Out of School, with Girls at High Risk of AbuseOctober 7, 2017Some 27 million children are out of school due to conflict, with girls facing a heightened risk of sexual and gender-based violence.
Empire State Building Shines for Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival in NYCOctober 6, 2017New York City's landmark Empire State Building turned red and gold at sunset on October 4 to celebrate China's traditional Mid-Autumn Festival.
Global Effort to End Violence against Women LaunchedOctober 4, 2017Last month, the European Union and the United Nations jointly launched the Spotlight Initiative, a global partnership to end all forms of violence against women and girls by 2030.