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Closing video from the first UN Trust Fund global grantee convention

Friday, December 13, 2019

Watch highlights from the first UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women global grantee convention held from 4-7 November 2019 in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Trauma therapy for survivors of violence in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Find out about how the UN Trust Fund grantee, Free Yezidi Foundation, ensures that women survivors of violence have access to services such as trauma therapy and counseling.

Amplifying the voices of UN Trust Fund Grantees: Rainbow Sky Association of Thailand

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Watch Rapeepun Jommaroeng from UN Trust Fund grantee Rainbow Sky Association Thailand discuss successes in preventing and ending violence against lesbian, bisexual and transgender women and girls in Thailand.

Ending violence against women and girls with disabilities in Rwanda

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

In Rwanda, UN Trust Fund grantee UNABU, works with women and girls living with disabilities to make sure their voices are heard.

Ending Sexual Harassment in Cambodian Factories

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Watch this video to learn about the sustainability of a project from UN Trust Fund grantee, CARE Cambodia, on ending sexual harassment in Cambodian factories.

Amplifying Voices of UN Trust Fund Grantees: SOAR Initiative

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Chinyere Eyoh, Executive Director of UN Trust Fund grantee, SOAR Initiative, works to prevent violence against girls by mobilizing communities and schools to protect girls from sexual violence in two communities in Abuja, Nigeria.

Amplifying the voices of UN Trust Fund grantees: Shirkat Gah

Friday, September 27, 2019

Watch Ameena Rahman, the Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator for Shirkat Gah, a UN Trust Fund grantee, talk about the importance of taking an individualized approach to measuring change.

Amplifying the voices of UN Trust Fund grantees: Free Yezidi Foundation

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Watch Hewan Arsan Omer, Project/Country Coordinator for the Free Yezidi Foundation speak about the project’s work to support Yezidi women survivors of violence through trauma therapy and counseling in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.

Specialized support services for refugee and Jordanian women and girls

Monday, May 13, 2019

In two underserved communities east of Amman, Nuzha and Sahab, the UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women’s (UN Trust Fund) grantee War Child Canada runs a project for Jordanian and refugee women and out-of-school girls. Part of the UN Trust Fund’s special funding window to prevent and end violence against women and girl refugees in humanitarian crises, War Child Canada operates two women’s centres. The centres run a 15-session programme which includes psycho-social support and referral...

Amplifying the voices of UN Trust Fund grantees: SIHA (part 2)

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Watch as Martha Tukahirwa highlights how UN Trust Fund grantee Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa (SIHA) works to end sexual violence against girls in camps for internally displaced people in South Sudan.

Amplifying the voices of UN Trust Fund grantees: ACEV

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

ACEV aims to transform gender norms in communities using fatherhood as an entry point to prevent violence. Their methodology is now being replicated around the country, generating grassroots movements of engaged citizens. Watch this interview with Suna Hanoz, International Programs Manager of ACEV, discuss the societal change the project strives for through their work with fathers.

Amplifying the voices of UN Trust Fund grantees: CREAW

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Watch this interview with Wangechi Moegi, Executive Director of the Centre for Rights Education and Awareness (CREAW) in Kenya to learn about their cooperation and exchange across the UN Trust Fund’s portfolio. Through partnership with Physicians for Human Rights and using the SASA! Methodology, CREAW is building on UNTF’s grantees’ results to create change for women and girls. Learn more about CREAW’s three-pronged approach to prevent and end violence against women and girls in Kenya in this...

Amplifying the voices of UN Trust Fund grantees: Beyond Borders

Monday, March 18, 2019

Beyond Borders in Haiti has identified a gap in existing knowledge and focus on the intersection of violence against women and disability. Watch this interview with Sara Siebert to learn how Beyond Borders has adapted the SASA! methodology in efforts to prevent and end violence against women with disabilities in Haiti.

Women’s centres in Jordan support refugee and Jordanian women

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

The UN Trust Fund’s grantee Arab Women’s Organization (AWO), an Amman-based local NGO, runs two women’s centres to respond to the unmet needs of women and girl survivors of violence; serving both Syrian refugees and the local Jordanian community. In these centres, Syrian refugee women and local Jordanian women alike receive access to support services including case management, legal consultations, referral services and skills training.

Gabriella Wright opens the UN Trust Fund's fundraising luncheon in December 2018

Monday, February 25, 2019

During the UN Trust Fund’s fundraising luncheon in December 2018, actor and activist Gabriella Wright narrated the powerful story of Alice, a young woman survivor of violence from Zimbabwe, who is deaf. Alice accessed justice by taking her attacker to court, with the support of Leonard Cheshire Disability Zimbabwe, a UN Trust Fund-funded project which provides specialist services to girls and women with disabilities.

UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women Fundraising Luncheon

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.

NGO ATINA: UN Trust Fund grantee supports refugee survivors of trafficking in Serbia

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.

UN Women Goodwill Ambassador Nicole Kidman donates USD500,000 to the UN Trust Fund

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...

HRH Princess Eugenie of York interviews the Chief of the UN Trust Fund

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.

22 years of grant-giving: The UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women

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.

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