Sharing insights: Using data and evidence to scale-up, replicate and sustain project results
The UN Trust Fund and its grantees place a strong focus on the role that evidence plays in increasing and sustaining investments in projects to prevent and end violence against women and girls. Learn more
Sharing insights: Empowering refugee women and girl survivors of violence
On 12 March 2018, the UN Trust Fund hosted “Bridging Development and Humanitarian Assistance”, an event which brought together several of its grantees that are working in the context of the current forced displacement and refugee crisis. Learn more
Collaborating across sectors to build a world free of human trafficking
A one-day conference, co-hosted by the UN Trust Fund and Shiva Foundation, on 9 March 2018 discussed and agreed on collaborative modalities to tackle human trafficking. Learn more
Conference to tackle human trafficking
On 9 March 2018, in the run-up to the 62nd Commission on the Status of Women, the UN Trust Fund and Shiva Foundation will host a one-day conference to map spaces for collaborative efforts between NGOs, Governments, the private sector and the UN system to tackle human trafficking. Learn more
Mayan women in rural Guatemala seek justice to end violence
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. Learn 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
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. 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
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.