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The UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women (UN Trust Fund) awards grants to initiatives that demonstrate that violence against women and girls can be systematically addressed, reduced and, with persistence, eliminated. Learn more

The UN Trust Fund’s secretariat team, which is located at the UN headquarters in New York, is mandated to: conduct the annual call for grant proposals; work with organizations awarded a grant to monitor and evaluate their work; raise funds; advocate to prevent and end violence against women and girls; help manage grants with the support of UN Women country offices.   The secretariat team comprises: Chief of the UN Trust Fund Grants Manager Regional... Learn more

UN Women is the UN organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women. A global champion for women and girls, UN Women was established to accelerate progress on meeting their needs worldwide. Learn more

Ms. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka is United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women. She was sworn into office on 19 August 2013 and brings a wealth of experience and expertise to this position, having devoted her career to issues of human rights, equality and social justice. Learn more

UN Women procures more than USD 100 million worth of services and goods each year to support its programme of work. UN Women is committed to promote gender equality and the empowerment of women worldwide while delivering green results, with an emphasis on transparency and effectiveness. Learn more

UN Women has its headquarters in New York City and works worldwide out of a number of regional, country, multi-country, and liaison offices. Learn more