UN Women Training Centre

The UN Women Training Centre is pleased to announce the online Community of Practice (CoP) on Training for Gender Equality is now part of our eLearning Campus. This online community and platform aims to support the informed discussion and reflection on the current trends of training and capacity development for gender equality, the collection and dissemination of good practices and the identification of institutions, opportunities and resources for training for gender equality at the global … [Read more...]

Women refugees and migrants

On 19 September, on the occasion of the 71st session of the UN General Assembly, Heads of State and Governments will come together at the first-ever high-level summit for refugees and migrants to discuss a “Global Compact for Safe, Regular and Orderly Migration” and a “Global Compact on Responsibility-Sharing for Refugees”. Ahead of the Summit, learn more about women refugees and migrants and UN Women's efforts to realize their rights. The issue Today, around the world, people are on the … [Read more...]

How Women Can Climb the Corporate Ladder Faster

We’ve heard it often: women need to work twice or three times as hard to succeed in a man’s world of corporate management and top-level jobs. Although pay equality and lack of opportunities for women are still prominent problems we face in real life, there are more ways to climb the corporate ladder than ever before. In fact, there are many opportunities for women to fill top-level positions and push their careers forward. These next several tips will help you get started with your own journey … [Read more...]

The Top 5 Jobs in Public Health

In this day and age, demand is growing immensely for all kinds of professionals in the public health sector. The highest salaried public health workers can averagely earn $88,500 to $93,910 annually. With the number and scope of jobs becoming available in the public health sector expanding, it provides a better opportunity for you. Here are the five top jobs in public health. Health and Safety Engineer Being a health and safety engineer means that your work primarily focuses on scientific … [Read more...]

The Virtual Dialogue, OCT 21

Theory of Change and Feminist Pedagogies in Training for Gender Equality This Virtual Dialogue aims to articulate theories of change for training for gender equality; and how feminist pedagogical principles can be applied to training to evoke such change. The unique event will draw together an exceptionally broad audience, including the 1,600 members of the Training Centre's Community of Practice (CoP), experts, practitioners, researchers, academics and development organisations in a … [Read more...]

Women More Likely to Get a College Degree Than Men

Both men and women are pursuing higher education today, both on the undergraduate level and on the graduate level, in order to gain access to a variety of fantastic job opportunities, as well as to advance their careers, to earn a higher salary, and to become more valuable in the workplace in myriad fields. But it turns out that the latest research is proving that women are actually more likely than men to get a college degree. Continue reading to learn about this interesting research. Young … [Read more...]

The Meaning of 999 in Numerology

September 9,2016 is quite a significant day in numerology, for together we embrace a ‘9’ Day, in a ‘9’ Month and in a ‘9’ Year (2+0+1+6=9)…. 999 day of potent frequency. To understand the significance of the 999 energy for this coming Friday 9 September 2016 (including the 18th September & 27th September), lets look at the individual components that weave together to create a synergy of divine potential this month. A little about Numerology Numerology is a most ancient and mystical art … [Read more...]

Key Issues At The UN 71st General Assembly

Key Issues At The UN General Assembly During the opening of the 71st United Nations General Assembly this month, global leaders will come together at the UN to advance solutions for the world's most urgent challenges. UN Foundation Senior Vice President Susan Myers previews 2016's biggest topics and shares how you can get involved. In just a few weeks, the world will come to New York for the opening of the next session of the UN General Assembly – what is often called “UN General … [Read more...]

5 Of The Best Things a Mother Can Do for Her Children

Being a mother is definitely one of the best jobs on the planet. From the first second that your child enters your life, you’ll experience love like no other and a need to protect like you’ve never felt before. Becoming and being a mother is a very emotional experience that nobody can prepare you for. Many people panic before welcoming their first child, thinking that they won’t be able to provide it with all of the care and knowledge that it will need. In reality, as soon as the child arrives … [Read more...]

Indigenous Film Night, Sept 13 in NYC

Film night to celebrate indigenous peoples’ cultures and identities in cities On 13 September, the United Nations will open the doors to an indigenous film night, paying tribute to the many indigenous peoples, living and sustaining their cultures in the world’s biggest cities far from their ancestral homes. Through Reaghan Tarbell’s documentary “To Brooklyn and Back: A Mohawk Journey” (2009), we will meet the courageous Mohawk women who sustained a vibrant community in Brooklyn, while Mohawk … [Read more...]

A world on the move: Refugees and Migrants

For a world on the move: The UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants The world is on the move, and the number of international migrants today is higher than ever before. In 2015, 244 million people lived in a country other than where they were born, including more than 20 million refugees and asylum-seekers escaping violence or persecution in their home countries. People have always moved in search of sustenance, safety and opportunity. By crossing borders and residing in other lands, … [Read more...]

Imani Enterprises presents Toronto Premiere: SHE SAID/HE SAID, 90-Minute Theatrical Rhapsody

Imani Enterprises presents Toronto Premiere of SHE SAID/HE SAID A 90-Minute Theatrical Rhapsody Click here to support The Show Must Go On!!! by Anne-Marie Woods Imani Enterprises presents the Toronto premiere of She Said/He Said, created and directed by award-winning artist Anne-Marie Woods (aka Amani). She Said/He Said is a play where spoken word, theatre, conflict and comedy join hands for a tragi-comic and complex look at relationships. The female/male rapport is laid bare in this … [Read more...]

Why Millions of Monarchs Are Being Killed in Mexico

While international efforts are under way to help keep dwindling populations of monarch butterflies from disappearing, scientists are raising concerns about how severe weather and a loss of forest habitat at their wintering grounds in Mexico are affecting them. Every year, monarchs embark on an epic multigenerational migration that takes them thousands of miles from Canada and the U.S. in search of sites in California and in Mexico. The fir trees in the southern regions offer the shelter and … [Read more...]

Do Women Lack Confidence When Job Searching?

When it comes to applying for a job, women seem to lack the same level of confidence that men have while job hunting. But how are women less confident, and why? Keep reading to learn more, especially if you are a woman and you are planning on searching for a new job. Women Don’t Apply Unless They’re Qualified If a woman is searching for work, she will only apply to those positions that she feels she’s totally qualified for. If she feels less than 100% qualified, she won’t apply. The … [Read more...]

Women Living BIG Workshop, OCT 28 in Toronto!

Can you imagine a community where women are living true to themselves, in their fullest self-expression, allowing themselves to be happy as they dream, play, and live BIG (or even BIGGER?!?) Opening keynote speaker, two-time Gold Medal Olympian Heather Moyse Musical performance by the incredible Angie Nussey Five ‘real’ women sharing their living big stories   Workshops under the three arms including African dance, intro to Sign Language, drumming & percussion, learn to juggle, … [Read more...]

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