Elizabeth Arden & Reese Witherspoon Announce 2019 ‘March On’ For Women Campaign

Elizabeth Arden announces March OnPink, the next phase of the brand’s signature philanthropic campaign, through a $1 million pledge supporting UN Women in their work to advance women’s issues worldwide. To bolster awareness and efforts, a limited-edition lipstick signed by Reese Witherspoon in “Pink Punch” shade will be sold globally with 100% of the proceeds donated to UN Women. Following last year’s limited-edition March On lipstick in Elizabeth Arden’s classic red, this year’s March On campaign ushers in a new, powerful pink shade. Inspired by the next generation of young…

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Now you can get gender equality stories on your Alexa device

UN Women’s new Amazon Alexa Flash Briefing Skill, “Stories on Gender Equality,” captures the unique and powerful stories of people around the world, through compelling accounts of their daily sustainable development challenges and how they are bringing about change. Alexa and Echo users can enable the Flash Briefing Skill on their devices and listen to a new audio story every week. You can hear the story of Jaha Dukureh, who was only a week old when she went through Female Genital Mutilation and is now fighting to stop the practice…

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International Women’s Day 2019

On 8 March, UN Women is observing International Women’s Day to celebrate the tireless work of activists who are central to the global push for gender equality and who strive every day to make women’s rights a reality. This year’s theme, “Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change” is being reflected during UN Women events around the world, along with the official commemoration event held at the United Nations (UN) headquarters in New York. Participants include UN Secretary-General António Guterres, UN General Assembly President María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, UN Women Executive…

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UN Women and Procter & Gamble announce newest commitment to gender equality across the Indian subcontinent, Middle East and Africa region at the #WeSeeEqual Summit

P&G and UN Women recently held the #WeSeeEqual Summit in Mumbai, India. Co-hosted with UN Women, P&G’s first IMEA #WeSeeEqual Summit brought together business and government leaders, and influencers to share inspiration and surface insights around the myths that prevent us from accelerating our progress for gender equality.  The Summit brought together the leading voices to share perspectives on gender equality in its many facets including women’s economic empowerment, the role of advertising and media, the myths that are holding us back from equal representation in leadership and the workplace,…

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UN Women urges leaders and advocates to “Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change” on International Women’s Day

In celebration of International Women’s Day on 8 March, UN Women is celebrating its 2019 theme of “Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change”, along with hosting hundreds of festivities around the world through the organization’s global network. An official commemoration event is also being held at the UN Headquarters in New York that features UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka and other senior UN officials as well as innovation leaders and gender experts. “When we approach planning with an innovative, ‘think equal’ mindset that takes the needs of women…

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