July 12, 2013
UN Women's new leader, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, is a relatively unknown entity, though she was the Deputy President of South Africa during the years of AIDS denalism under President Thabo Mbeki. She inherits an agency with massive challenges. Michelle Bachelet left UN Women in a dreadful mess: they are virtually broke, and morale is at rock bottom.
March 8, 2013
Will delegates at the 57th Commission on the Status of Women be the usual UN talk shop, or will the delegates take concrete steps to end violence against women?
December 3, 2012
Paula Donovan exposes the lack of any serious attention paid by recent UNAIDS and PEPFAR reports to the HIV risks faced by women.
December 2, 2011
Paula Donovan discusses the problems created by the failure of the United Nations to adequately support UN Women.
July 14, 2011
The pledges of funding that UN Women has received halfway through its first year in existence are "hopelessly, pathetically below what's needed and was expected."
June 30, 2011
Stephen Lewis says the funds being raised for UN Women are "hopelessly, pathetically below what's needed and was expected."
June 6, 2011
Stephen Lewis describes the process and the advocacy behind the creation of UN Women.
March 4, 2011
Paula Donovan says UN Women could show quick results by helping HIV-positive pregnant women get adequate care and treatment.
January 13, 2011
U.N. Women faces a slow start, but Michelle Bachelet has the ability to lead a strong agency.
January 5, 2011
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon failed to mention UN Women in an op-ed discussing the accomplishments and future of the United Nations.