Friday, January 25, 2019
To bring the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence 2018 to a close, a fundraising event for the life-changing work of the UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women was held in Santa Monica, Ca.
Thursday, January 24, 2019
NGO ATINA, a UN Trust Fund grantee, is working to support refugee women and girl survivors of trafficking in Serbia. By providing training through craft workshops and developing business skills through a local bagel shop, ATINA supports survivors of trafficking to reintegrate into society and reach economic independence. The reintegration efforts complement other services ATINA provides, such as psychosocial support, legal aid and safe houses.
Friday, December 14, 2018
To commemorate Human Rights Day and the culmination of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, the UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women held a fundraising luncheon on 10 December in Santa Monica, Ca. Hosted by UN Women’s Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka and UN Women Goodwill Ambassador Nicole Kidman, the event celebrated the ground-breaking initiatives supported by the UN Trust Fund across the world over the past 22 years and highlighted the work that remains to...
Friday, December 14, 2018
During her visit to UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women grantees in Serbia, Her Royal Highness Princess Eugenie of York interviewed Aldijana Sisic, the Chief of the UN Trust Fund, about her long-term commitment and engagement in pursuing the goal of building a world free from violence for women and girls.
Friday, December 14, 2018
The UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women is the only global grant-giving mechanism exclusively dedicated to preventing and ending violence against women and girls globally. Watch and see examples of results and successes over the past 22 years.
Tuesday, October 2, 2018
In Kenya and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, UN Trust Fund grantee Physicians for Human Rights implements a project to gather forensic evidence to support judicial processes.
Friday, September 14, 2018
HRH Princess Eugenie of York visited grantees of the UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women (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, creating safe spaces for recovery and opportunities for socio-economic reintegration. A supporter of the UN Trust Fund and co-founder of UK based...
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
In Kenya and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Physicians for Human Rights (PHR), a UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women (UN Trust Fund) grantee implements a project to address gaps in medical and legal processes for survivors of sexual violence. PHR’s Programme on Sexual Violence in Conflict Zones brings together the police, the health sector, law enforcement, judicial system and other stakeholders to document and preserve forensic evidence of sexual violence. By providing better...
Monday, May 14, 2018
ACDemocracia, a grantee of the UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women, works in 10 districts in Ecuador to address gaps in service delivery and to guarantee women’s access to justice within the project titled, “Integral intervention to guarantee access to justice for women survivors of violence”.
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Gabriela* and her son faced years of abuse from her former partner. When she fell into depression and needed support, she received a visit from Viviana, a lawyer at the Women’s Justice Initiative. The Women’s Justice Initiative is a grantee of the UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women in Guatemala. *Name changed to protect the identity of the survivor. Speaking Up is an audio series dedicated to documenting the voices of women worldwide.
Thursday, February 8, 2018
The UN Trust Fund to End violence against Women grantee, Astra, works in Serbia to strengthen the support services for women survivors of trafficking. Watch this video and learn more about their work.
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
The UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women is supporting a project run by MDRI-S, a not-for-profit organization that advocates for the rights of women with mental disabilities, with a small grant. MDRI-S is the first organization in Serbia bringing the lives and narratives of women with mental disabilities living in custodial institutions to the attention of the public. See more at untf.unwomen.org
Friday, February 17, 2017
Sueny Dos Santos Nogueira is a Brazilian activist fighting to end violence against women in her community near Rio de Janeiro. Nogueira is one of the participants of a programme by Casa da Mulher Trabalhadora (CAMTRA – the “House of Women Workers”) supported by the UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women (managed by UN Women). Donate to end violence against women and girls at donate.unwomen.org
Thursday, August 11, 2016
Can soccer save a young woman's life? South Africa endures one of the world's most severe HIV epidemics, with new infections disproportionately affecting women and girls. In South Africa, young women aged 15-24, have HIV infection rates three times as high as in young men. Grassroot Soccer uses soccer to educate and inspire South African girls to overcome their greatest health challenges, live healthier, more productive lives, and be agents for change in their communities. The programme's...