UNIFEM

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Name of Organization

The United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM)

Part of / Sub-organizations

Focus Areas

Gender equality and empowerment of women

Geographic Scope

Global

Contacts

304 East 45th Street, 15th Floor, New York, NY 10017, UNITED STATES

Telephone +1 212-906-6400


Fax +1 212-906-6705


E-mail Online Contact Form

Organization Websites

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Mission/Mandate

UNIFEM is the women's fund at the United Nations. It provides financial and technical assistance to innovative programmes and strategies to foster women's empowerment and gender equality. Placing the advancement of women's human rights at the centre of all of its efforts, UNIFEM focuses its activities on four strategic areas: (1) reducing feminized poverty, (2) ending violence against women, (3) reversing the spread of HIV/AIDS among women and girls, and (4) achieving gender equality in democratic governance in times of peace as well as war.

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Key Resources

See also complete list of WaterWiki-documented UNIFEM-Publications

Work on the Ground

See also complete list of WaterWiki-documented UNIFEM-Projects

References

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External Resources

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