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

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

UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women

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Highlights
Christin, a SIHA Project Officer, discusses the project plan with students in Wau. Photo: SIHA
South Sudan: Preventing sexual violence in humanitarian contexts

The Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa, funded by the UN Trust Fund, is implementing a school-based project to prevent violence against women and girls in the large camps for internally displaced people in South Sudan. More

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    Pakistan: Community action to stop violence against women

    Community action groups created through a project by Shirkat Gah’s Women’s Resource Centre, a UN Trust Fund grantee, raise awareness about the legal and health ramifications of early marriage, violence against women and increase knowledge about women's rights. More

  • Gislaine St. Fleur takes part in a technical implementation session of SASA! in Haiti. Photo: Beyond Borders

    Raising Voices, Changing Power

    Raising Voices, a Uganda-based non-governmental organization dedicated to preventing and ending violence against women and girls, implemented an adaptation research study of its successful methodology called SASA!. More

  • Young people participate in an event for the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence. Photo: Hang Charya/Victims Support Section of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia.

    Voices of survivors of Khmer Rouge violence in Cambodia

    Since 2011, the UN Trust Fund has funded two generations of projects working to ensure that women survivors of violence under the Khmer Rouge regime became visible and have access to justice through supporting the work of the Victims Support Section of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia. More

UN Trust Fund Strategic Plan 2015-2020

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.

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Video story: Specialized support services for refugee and Jordanian women and girls

In two underserved communities east of Amman, Nuzha and Sahab, the UN Trust Fund grantee War Child Canada runs a project for Jordanian and refugee women and out-of-school girls.

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Over the past 5 years, the UN Trust Fund has invested USD 47 million in its prevention portfolio. (Source: Database of UN Trust Fund funding, 2014-2018)

At a conference entitled “Building a shared agenda on prevention of violence against women and girls” in Wilton Park, United Kingdom, Aldijana Sisic, Chief of the UN Trust Fund presented results of the fund’s investments to prevent violence against women and girls. Read more.