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.
About UN Women
Ms. Sima Sami Bahous became UN Women’s third Executive Director on 30 September 2021. A champion for women and girls, gender equality, and youth empowerment, as well as a keen advocate for quality education, poverty alleviation, and inclusive governance, Ms. Bahous brings to the position more than 35 years of leadership experience at the grassroots, national, regional, and international levels.
Palestine Country Office
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.
Regional Office of Arab States
Accountability at UN Women
Procurement at UN Women