We believe that a woman Secretary-General must lead the United Nations. After the appointment of eight male Secretaries-General, a female Secretary-General is urgently needed to foster gender equality in the leadership of the UN.
Due to political instability, women in the Middle East are facing more threats to their rights and safety than ever before.
Women around the world work hard to support their families and put food on the table—whether at a formal job site, in the home, or in informal community economies.
In the dead of night on April 15, 2014, nearly 300 schoolgirls were kidnapped from their beds in Chibok, Nigeria, setting off the worldwide “Bring Back Our Girls” campaign. Today most of the girls are still missing. Each day for more than 500 days, the families of the kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls march in Nigeria's streets in the hope of spurring action to rescue their daughters.