What we do

UN Women works on enhancing Palestinian women’s transformative leadership to participate in decision-making processes in all walks of life. Learn more

UN Women’s approach to Palestinian women’s economic empowerment is to secure livelihoods as a means both to participate in and benefit from economic development. Learn more

UN Women helps strengthen institutional policies and mechanisms to prevent and combat violence against women and girls, and bring perpetrators to justice. Learn more

In intergovernmental forums at the United Nations, Member States come together to debate and seek agreement on global gender equality norms and standards. Learn more

When different parts of the multilateral system act together, they can deliver greater results—and maximize the use of scarce resources. Within the UN system, UN Women is mandated to lead, promote and coordinate efforts to advance the full realization of women’s rights and opportunities. Learn more

UN Women acts to bring gender equality dimensions into humanitarian programming, response and assistance, and to increase women’s involvement in peace and state-building processes. Learn more

UN Women supports the efforts of the Palestinian Government to mainstream gender so that men and women benefit more equally from national public policies, domestic resources and international aid. Learn more

As the 2015 target date for reaching the Millennium Development Goals approaches, a wide range of activities are being undertaken by UN Member States, the UN system, civil society organizations, academia, research institutions and others on identifying the shape and priorities of a post-2015 development agenda. Learn more