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United Nations Women

Powerful PSA Shows A Scary Reality Many Women Face Every Day

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 12.13.2013 | Women

"Every day she faces humiliation, anger, she lives in fear and she experiences violence… put yourself in her shoes, instead of finding ways to blame...

Head Of UN Women Shares Successes, Challenges

2013-04-05-logo.jpg | Posted 07.29.2013 | Impact

By Juhie Bhatia, Women's eNews KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (WOMENSENEWS)--When Michelle Bachelet resigned from her post as the first under-secretary-g...

U.N. Women's Michelle Bachelet: An Effective Advocate for the World's Women

Stephenie Foster | Posted 07.14.2012 | World
Stephenie Foster

Michelle Bachelet is the first Executive Director of U.N. Women, and in that position she leads the U.N.'s work to advocate for gender equality and the empowerment of women.

Wanted Now: A Pragmatic and Visionary Leader for the Improved U.N. Entity for Women

Nandini Oomman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nandini Oomman

Ban Ki-moon must move quickly to appoint an Under Secretary General to lead a new UN women's agency. Selecting a leader should be based not on national quotas, politics or horse-trading.