Empowering older women through intergenerational solidarity building in Peru
Nicolasa Palomino Cárdenas, aged 87, suffered violence during the internal armed conflict in Peru. She participated in a programme set up in two regions of Peru by the Red Nacional de Promocion de la Mujer (RNPM) supported by the UN Trust Fund. Learn more
UN Trust Fund 2016 Annual Report
The UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women’s (UN Trust Fund) 2016 Annual Report includes progress and milestones from the past year. In 2016, UN Trust Fund grantees reached 6 million people with their programmes to prevent and end all forms of violence against women and girls. Learn more
UN Trust Fund support helps organizations raise capacity and funds
A key aim of the UN Trust Fund is to build the capacity of grantee organizations. In an annual partner survey, we asked grantees to tell us how we are performing in that endeavour. Learn more
Support for LBT survivors of violence in Albania
“ Thanks to this programme I am better equipped to deal with [the] LBT community needs and help women who are victims of violence .” Flavia Tiona, psychology specialist in Shkodra, part of a UN Trust Fund-supported project in Albania. Learn more
"Our rights were violated. We could not set our goals, make decisions, fight for us and others.” These are the words of Edith Vera a woman who spent over 20 years in residential institutions in Serbia. More
As soon as Kapetha F. started menstruating, she was banished to the “chhaupadi”—an isolated shed outside her village—until she stopped bleeding. Restless Development Nepal, a UN Trust Fund grantee, is working towards eliminating this harmful traditional practice in Nepal. More
Women working in Mchikichini market in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania used to face rampant violence and discrimination. A UN Trust Fund project aims to ensure that women market traders can work without fear of violence and are properly protected by law. More
UN Trust Fund Strategic Plan 2015-2020
The Strategic Plan outlines the work of the next five years under three pillars: giving grants, collecting and collating evidence and results, and global advocacy to end violence against women. Read more.
The UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women is supporting a project run by MDRI-S, a not-for-profit organization that advocates for the rights of women with mental disabilities, with a small grant. MDRI-S is the first organization in Serbia bringing the lives and narratives of women with mental disabilities living in custodial institutions to the attention of the public.
Featured Partner: London College of Fashion
Fashion students from around the world participated in the competition “Fashion Says NO to Violence against Women” organized by London College of Fashion, a partner of the UN Trust Fund. The competition encouraged participants to produce a piece of work that engaged new audiences to raise awareness and resources about the issue. This is part of the UN Trust Fund’s unique Orange Label cause marketing initiative. Read more.