Spurred by the #MeToo movement, efforts to level the playing field and reshape the modern workforce have gone far beyond hashtags and U.S. borders.
The U.N. is considering one candidate for secretary-general in 2022 — incumbent António Guterres — despite the emergence of self-nominated challengers.
Government efforts to fight the pandemic include just one woman for every three men on average, according to UNDP, which urged more gender equality.
The U.N. began its process of re-electing or replacing Secretary-General António Guterres with a formal request for nations to propose any challengers.
Leaders at a high-level U.N. meeting lamented the world’s slow progress over the past quarter-century for advancing the rights of women and girls.
Just 25 nations, or 12 percent of the world, have comprehensive measures in place to protect women against the pandemic, a new U.N. data tracker found.
A U.N.-led global commission recommitted the world to achieving gender equality, in a relaunch and update of a quarter-century old landmark agreement.
A whistleblower whose sexual assault probe upended UNAIDS was fired over misconduct claims in what she believes is “a blatant act of retaliation.”
Gavi’s chief says the Ebola outbreak shows a deeper health crisis. Egypt signs an accord with IMF. Mongolia is a shipping power. Gideons U.K. adds women.
The ILO adopted a global treaty to reduce violence and harassment in the workplace, but stopped short of including language for LGBTI people.
Women and girls of all ages turned out. Many wore purple clothes, held banners or chanted while filling public squares and streets. Some men joined in, too.
Hundreds of thousands of Swiss women took to the streets to demand fairer pay, gender equality and an end to sexual harassment and violence.
Oxfam International vowed to improve after it was reprimanded by a U.K. watchdog for its toxic work culture that led to a sex abuse scandal in Haiti.
The U.N. agency battling HIV and AIDS is run as an old boys’ club that suffers from “failed” leadership and a “broken” work culture, an expert panel found.
The world’s foremost gathering of labor officials wants to universally define workplace harassment and guarantee workers’ rights against violence.