South Sudan: Preventing sexual violence in humanitarian contexts
The Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa, funded by the UN Trust Fund, is implementing a school-based project to prevent violence against internally displaced women and girls in the northern town of Wau. Learn more
In Focus: UN Trust Fund activities during the 63rd session of the Commission on the Status of Women
The UN Trust Fund is hosting a brownbag event series to share successes of grantees working to prevent and end violence against women and girls. Learn more
Nicole Kidman, UN Women Goodwill Ambassador, donates USD500,000 to the UN Trust Fund
To bring the 16 Days of Activism to a close, a fundraising event for the life-changing work of the UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women was held in Santa Monica, Ca. Learn more
Women's centres in Jordan support refugee and Jordanian women
During times of emergency and in fragile settings affected by humanitarian crises, women and girls are at a heightened risk of violence. UN Trust Fund’s grantee, Arab Women’s Organization, runs two women’s centres to respond to the unmet needs of women and girls. Learn more
Video: HRH Princess Eugenie of York's visit to UN Trust Fund grantees in Serbia
Watch this video showing HRH Princess Eugenie of York's visit to two UN Trust Fund grantees, ASTRA and ATINA, working to end human trafficking in Belgrade. Learn more
Community action groups created through a project by Shirkat Gah’s Women’s Resource Centre, a UN Trust Fund grantee, raise awareness about the legal and health ramifications of early marriage, violence against women and increase knowledge about women's rights. More
Since 2011, the UN Trust Fund has funded two generations of projects working to ensure that women survivors of violence under the Khmer Rouge regime became visible and have access to justice through supporting the work of the Victims Support Section of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia. More
In Kenya and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Physicians for Human Rights (PHR), a UN Trust Fund grantee implements a project to address gaps in medical and legal processes for survivors of sexual violence. More
- Case Study: South Sudan: Preventing sexual violence in humanitarian contexts
- Video story: Specialized support services for refugee and Jordanian women and girls
- Event: Expert convening: Preventing violence against women and girls
- Case Study: Pakistan: Community action to stop violence against women
- Case Study: Localized efforts to prevent violence against women and girls with disabilities in Haiti
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.
In two underserved communities east of Amman, Nuzha and Sahab, the UN Trust Fund grantee War Child Canada runs a project for Jordanian and refugee women and out-of-school girls.
At a conference entitled “Building a shared agenda on prevention of violence against women and girls” in Wilton Park, United Kingdom, Aldijana Sisic, Chief of the UN Trust Fund presented results of the fund’s investments to prevent violence against women and girls. Read more.