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We are the global champion for gender equality.

UN Women is the UN organization delivering programmes, policies and standards that uphold women’s human rights and ensure that every woman and girl lives up to her full potential.

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The UN official commemoration of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women is on 24 November 2021, 10–11.30am EST.

Our impact in numbers

  • 571,000

    women and girls received lifesaving humanitarian support.

  • 101,000

    women’s organizations supported to mitigate the impact of COVID-19.

  • 98,700

    gender-based violence survivors accessed justice and recovery services.

DONATE to help women in Afghanistan

Afghan women need your support now more than ever. UN Women has been present in Afghanistan for more than 10 years and committed to stand by them and deliver.


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