What we do

The UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women awards grants to governments, NGOs, and, in 2008-2013, to UN Country Teams. The recipients then engage diverse individuals, groups and sectors to take action to stop violence against women and girls. Learn more

The UN Trust Fund has 20 years’ experience in supporting initiatives to end violence against women and girls. Rigorous external evaluation of projects and recording of the results show that with sustained effort and adequate resources, violence against women and girls can be reduced and prevented. Learn more

Global advocacy Persistent activism over decades has resulted in international instruments and standards on violence against women and girls, and increased political will to address the issue. Yet resources to translate these successes into effective practices remain woefully inadequate. After 20 years of supporting ground-breaking work around the world, the UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women is sounding a global call to prioritize efforts to end violence against women and girls.... Learn more