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 is the only global grant-making mechanism that is dedicated exclusively to addressing all forms of violence against women and girls. The Fund is managed by UN Women on behalf of the UN System. The funds raised support initiatives by grantees that have a tangible and sustainable impact.
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, among other issues, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; empowerment of women; and achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security. 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 purchases goods and services from suppliers in an efficient, fair and transparent manner to support the organization’s mandate: to promote gender equality and the empowerment of women worldwide. It also provides tools for others to achieve socioeconomic objectives through practicing and encouraging gender-responsive procurement. Learn more