UN Women, among other issues, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; empowerment of women; and achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security. Learn more
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.
Ms. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka is United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women. She was sworn into office on 19 August 2013 and brings a wealth of experience and expertise to this position, having devoted her career to issues of human rights, equality and social justice. Learn more
UN Women has been supporting Palestinian women since 1997 to achieve their social, economic and political rights. UN Women has adopted a bottom-up approach of community-based women’s empowerment while, in parallel, supporting the Palestinian Government in the implementation of gender-sensitive plans and policy-level initiatives. 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 purchases goods and services from suppliers in an efficient, fair and transparent manner to support the organization’s mandate: to promote gender equality and the empowerment of women worldwide. It also provides tools for others to achieve socioeconomic objectives through practicing and encouraging gender-responsive procurement. Learn more