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8 March 2020 | Statement
Message by the United Nations' Secretary-General, António Guterres.
8 March 2019 | Statement
"Gender equality is fundamentally a question of power. We live in a male-dominated world with a male-dominated culture. Only when we see women’s rights as our common objective, a route to change that benefits everyone, will we begin to shift the balance", UN Secretary-General António Guterres highlights on his message.
7 March 2019 | Op-ed
Op-ed by Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of ECLAC.
7 December 2018 | Op-ed
Op-ed by Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of ECLAC.
8 March 2018 | Statement
"Achieving gender equality and empowering women and girls is the unfinished business of our time, and the greatest human rights challenge in our world", United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres says in his message.
7 March 2017 | Op-ed
Op-ed by Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of ECLAC.
7 March 2017 | Statement
"Closing the gender gap in employment could add $12 trillion to global GDP by 2025", United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres says in his message.
10 December 2016 | Statement
"Wherever we are, each of us can make a difference for human rights -- in our neighbourhoods, in school, at work, on social media, at home and even in sporting arenas across the world", Ban Ki-moon says.
24 November 2016 | Statement
"Today, we are seeing the world lit up in orange, symbolizing a bright future for women and girls", UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says in his message.
11 October 2016 | Statement
"The wellbeing, human rights and empowerment of the world’s 1.1 billion girls are central to achieving the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda. When we agreed on that agenda, we promised girls quality education and health services", United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says.
11 July 2016 | Statement
"On this World Population Day, I urge all Governments, businesses and civil society to support and invest in teenage girls", United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says in his message.
8 March 2016 | Statement
"From the glass ceiling to a carpet of shards" is this year's title for the United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, message.
10 December 2015 | Statement
"Today we reaffirm our commitment to protecting human rights as the foundation of our work", United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says.
25 November 2015 | Statement
"Even in areas at peace, violence against women persists in the form of femicide, sexual assault, female genital mutilation/cutting, early marriage and cyberviolence", Ban Ki-moon says.
9 October 2015 | Statement
"Let us resolve to invest in today’s adolescent girls so that tomorrow they can stand strong as citizens, political leaders, entrepreneurs, heads of their households and more", UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says in his message.
24 September 2015 | Op-ed
Op-ed by Alicia Bárcena, ECLAC Executive Secretary (September 2015).
6 March 2015 | Statement
"The world must come together in response to the targeting of women and girls by violent extremists," says Ban Ki-moon, United Nations' Secretary-General.
25 November 2014 | Statement
Worldwide, one in three women will suffer physical or sexual violence at some point in her life.
7 March 2014 | Statement
"I have a message for every girl born today, and to every woman and girl on the planet: Realizing human rights and equality is not a dream, it is a duty of governments, the United Nations and every human being", says the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
13 February 2014 | Statement
Not nearly enough women's voices are heard, either in front or behind the microphone, says in his message the UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon.