About us

UN Women is the UN organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women. A global champion for women and girls, UN Women was established to accelerate progress on meeting their needs worldwide. Learn more

UN Women’s Directorate consists of Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Deputy Executive Director Åsa Regnér, and Deputy Executive Director Anita Bhatia. Learn more

According to UN General Assembly resolution 64/289, which established UN Women, the organization is governed by a multi-tiered intergovernmental governance structure. Learn more

Several international agreements guide the work of UN Women. Learn more

UN Women is committed to independent and objective internal oversight to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of its operations. Learn more

The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) is now hiring expert practitioners for the following assignments. Learn more

UN Women procures more than USD 100 million worth of services and goods each year to support its programme of work. UN Women is committed to promote gender equality and the empowerment of women worldwide while delivering green results, with an emphasis on transparency and effectiveness. Learn more

UN Women has its headquarters in New York City and works worldwide out of a number of regional, country, multi-country, and liaison offices. Learn more