Women policy and administration

Calling champions of girls’ and women’s education for the 2019 UNESCO #GWEPrize

On International Women’s Day, UNESCO has launched the call for nominations for the 2019 UNESCO Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education. The Prize annually awards US$ 50,000 to two outstanding laureates. Who? Governments of UNESCO Member States and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in official partnership with UNESCO are now ...

16 days of activism

From 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to 10 December, Human Rights Day, the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign is a time to galvanize action to end violence against women and girls around the world. The ...

UN Secretary-General's remarks on International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

I am very pleased to be with you to discuss this essential topic. Violence against women and girls is a global pandemic. Full statement ...

Countdown to LMI Women’s Leadership Forum

The countdown to the 2019 LMI Women’s Leadership Forum has begun.Thirty-five leaders from Cambodia, Laos PDR, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam will meet in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, to share their inspiring work in the Lower Mekong Region. The three-day forum will be held in Cambodia on January ...

Lower Mekong Initiative (LMI) Women’s Leadership Project (WLP) Calls for Applicants

For applicant from Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam To be an agent for change in your community, consider applying for the LMI Women’s Leadership Project. Deadline: 15 Oct. 2018 Click here to fill out the application ...

A webinar: Strengthening women’s land rights

A webinar will feature selected stories from the Her Land Her Story campaign. Personal stories of efforts to secure and defend women’s land rights will be shared by women’s land rights advocates, and campaign partners will provide brief presentations about their work on this topic.   Date: ...


CFI announces data journalism training program for ASEAN countries

CFI, France’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development’s media cooperation agency, has launched a training program to support news organizations execute empowering data journalism projects. They are accepting applications until March 8, 2017.See below for the full announcement text and visit their website for more details.LAUNCH DATE06-02-2017CLOSING DATE2017-03-08 ...

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