Most of the financial contributions that sustain UN Women’s work come from UN Member State governments. Despite the constraints of the current economic environment, government donors continue demonstrating their commitment to gender equality. Learn more

Typically serving as central coordinating units for women’s affairs within national governments, national mechanisms promote the integration of gender equality measures across national policies and programmes. Learn more

Civil society is one of UN Women’s most important constituencies. It is a dynamic source of ideas and policy perspectives, partnerships and support. It plays a vital role in advancing shared strategic objectives to promote gender equality, and women’s rights and empowerment. Learn more

UN Women is committed to working with the private sector on common agendas leveraging collective strengths. Our multi-faceted partnerships are integrated into public affairs, philanthropy, marketing and communications strategies. Learn more

National Committees for UN Women are independent non-governmental organizations that support the mission of UN Women through their public awareness initiatives about UN Women and global women’s issues, and fundraising efforts to support UN Women programmes worldwide. Learn more

Since the early 1950s, the United Nations has enlisted the volunteer services and support of prominent personalities from the worlds of art, music, film, sport and literature to highlight key issues and to draw attention to its activities. Learn more

UN Women collaborates closely with the media as a key ally in advancing women’s rights. Learn more