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Greta Thunberg Just Gave the Best Speech of Her Life
“How dare you?” she demanded of world leaders at the U.N. “You have stolen my dreams and my childhood with your empty words.”
Fashion Week in a Time of Climate Change
Insiders gathered for a panel on sustainable fashion at the U.N.
Trump Administration Refuses to Back U.N.’s Call for Safe Abortion
A U.S. representative said he couldn’t back the resolution — which condemned violence against women — because it supported safe abortion.
Saudi Arabia’s Appointment to UN Women’s-Rights Commission Sparks Outrage
This is a country that still uses a male-guardianship system.
Wonder Woman Is Out of a Job at the United Nations After Much Criticism
It turns out Wonder Woman maybe wasn’t the best rep for the U.N. gender-equality campaign.
U.N. Staff Say Naming Wonder Woman Ambassador for Women’s Empowerment Is Dumb
“The bottom line appears to be that the United Nations was unable to find a real life woman that would be able to champion the rights of ALL women.”
Ban Ki-moon Wants His Successor to Be a Woman
The secretary-general of the United Nations said “it’s high time” a woman led the organization.
Anne Hathaway Is Now a U.N. Goodwill Ambassador
She joins the U.N. Women team that includes Emma Watson and Nicole Kidman.
The U.N. Is Upset With Khloe Kardashian and Paris Hilton
The intergovernmental organization does not appreciate celebrities taking pics with orangutans.
The U.N.’s Cyberharassment Report Is Really Bad
Humans generally have a bad track record of sweeping a bunch of different behaviors into the same category.
U.N. Official Ousted Amid Allegations of Sex Abuse by Peacekeepers
U.N. personnel have been accused in 11 cases of sexual assault and exploitation in the Central African Republic.
UN Women Focuses Its Attention on Gender Equality in the Media
With help from Arianna Huffington, Tina Brown, and the Cut’s own Ann Friedman.
A Modest Proposal: How to Close the Gender Wage Gap
The U.N. Women report has some recommendations for achieving economic gender parity. We’ve come up with a few more.
Fashion Folk Get Cartoonified; Peaches Geldof Is Pregnant
Plus, Daphne Guinness covers
we wish we were there
Marvel at Beyoncé’s ‘I Was Here’ Video
That skin. That white dress. Those crying audience members.