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UN Women – United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women

UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women

A meeting of the Kids Club was organized to introduce kids in the Nigerian Wumba community to the work of SOAR. Photo: SOAR/Njoku Chibuzor
Changing mindsets: Girls take the lead in ending sexual violence in Nigeria

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

  • Participants in HelpAge International Moldova's project meeting with local officials. Photo: HelpAge International

    Mobilizing communities: Ending violence against older women in Moldova

    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

  • WJI's Women's Rights Education Programme participants from the community of El Llano. Credit: WJI/Olivia Jacquet

    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. More

  • An information session in Kayes region, Mali on ending FGM/C and child marriage. Photo: AMSOPT Mali

    Ending harmful traditional practices in Mali

    “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

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HRH Princess Eugenie of York visits UN Trust Fund grantees in Serbia

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.

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UN Trust Fund CSW Event invite

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.

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