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THE SECRETARY GENERAL — MESSAGE ON THE INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE ELIMINATION OF RACIAL DISCRIMINATION 21 March 2016 In the 15 years since the World Conference against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance in Durban, South Africa, the world has undoubtedly come a long way in ensuring equal rights […]


Statement by Michelle Bachelet, Executive Director, UN Women United Nations, New York — UN Women expresses indignation and condemns the cowardly attack on Malala Yousafzai, a 14-year-old girl in Pakistan who was targeted for speaking out on the rights of girls to education and to live free of violence. We […]

UN Women Condemns Attack On Girl In Pakistan


8 March 2012 Gender equality and the empowerment of women are gaining ground worldwide. There are more women Heads of State or Government than ever, and the highest proportion of women serving as Government ministers. Women are exercising ever greater influence in business. More girls are going to school, and […]

THE SECRETARY-GENERAL’s INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY MESSAGE



THE SECRETARY-GENERAL 12 August 2011 “Change Our World” is more than the theme of this year’s International Youth Day; it is an injunction that should inspire young people at all times. Far too many of the world’s more than one billion young people lack the education, freedom and opportunities they […]

MESSAGE FOR INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY