UN Women is the global champion for gender equality, working to develop and uphold standards and create an environment in which every woman and girl can exercise her human rights and live up to her full potential. We are trusted partners for advocates and decision-makers from all walks of life, and a leader in the effort to achieve gender equality.
UN Women USA is an independent non-profit, 501c3 organization that supports UN Women programs. These projects promote social, political, and economic equality for women and girls spanning 100 countries around the globe. In the past, UN Women has offered support such as:
Opening women’s access to finance and expanding employment options in Pakistan, resulting in secure employment for 1,000 women and growing.
Training more than 6,000 women in marketing and business management in Ethiopia.
Extending paralegal services for survivors of domestic violence in the marginalized Roma communities of Bosnia and Herzegovina, leading to a 50-per-cent increase in requests for help.
Launching “Safe Cities Free of Violence against Women and Girls” in several cities.
Formerly known as the U.S. National Committee for UN Women.
$0.85 of every dollar goes directly to 90 countries to support the work and programs to end violence against women and achieve global gender equality
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