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
Raising Voices, Changing Power
“SASA! gives you the ability to understand your individual power and strength.” Raising Voices, a Uganda-based non-governmental organization dedicated to preventing and ending violence against women and girls, implemented an adaptation research study of its successful methodology called SASA!. 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
The Sexual Offences Awareness and Victims Rehabilitation (SOAR) Initiative, a grantee of the UN Trust Fund is mobilizing communities and schools to protect girls from sexual violence in two communities in Abuja, Nigeria. More
HelpAge International’s UN Trust Fund-supported project mobilizes eight communities in Moldova by informing older women of their rights, raising awareness of the availability of existing support services, supporting mobile volunteer teams to reach more women and builds the capacity of the state to assist older women. More
The Women’s Justice Initiative, supported by the UN Trust Fund, combines legal literacy courses with mobile legal outreach, and is the only organization taking action to prevent violence against women in 18 rural indigenous communities. More
“We decided to abandon these practices” – Boubacar Sissoko, a village chief, said about the harmful traditional practice of Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting, which is inflicted on 89 per cent of women and girls in Mali. AMSOPT, supported by the UN Trust Fund, is working to end FGM/C in the country. More
- Case Study: Localized efforts to prevent violence against women and girls with disabilities in Haiti
- Case Study: Raising Voices, Changing Power
- Case Study: Women’s centres in Jordan support refugee and Jordanian women
- Press release: Bringing 16 Days of Activism campaign to a close, UN Women Goodwill Ambassador Nicole Kidman, survivors and activists spotlight solutions to end violence against women
- Case Study: #HearMeToo: Voices of survivors of Khmer Rouge violence in Cambodia
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.
HRH Princess Eugenie of York visited grantees of the UN Trust Fund in Belgrade, Serbia on 11 September 2018. During the visit of NGOs, ASTRA and ATINA, Princess Eugenie was introduced to the work of organizations that are changing the lives of victims/survivors of trafficking in human beings for the better.
During the 63rd session of the Commission on the Status of Women, the UN Trust Fund is hosting a brownbag event series. Find out more and follow the coverage.