When crisis occurs, people’s lives change in an instant. It may be a flood that sweeps away homes and livelihoods in a flash; or a conflict that tears apart families forever, targeting those who had no role in its making.
On World Humanitarian Day, UN Women fully supports the UN’s #NotATarget campaign, and calls on everyone to “come together to change the status quo—for women and girls, and for all civilians caught up in crises”. Read more»
On this year’s World Humanitarian Day, 19 August, the United Nations and partners are advocating for the protection of civilians, humanitarian workers, and all those affected by conflict.