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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 2020

  • 262

    legal reforms supported; 16 per cent reforms adopted.

  • 590

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

  • 107 million

    people benefited from gender-responsive disaster risk reduction efforts in 41 countries.

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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