US National Committee for Un Women

Charity Footprints Partner - US National Committee for Un Women

1120 20th Street NW, Suite 500 North, Washington, DC, 20036 | Program Focus: Human Services


Supporting the work of United Nations Women in the United States

The work of UN Women aims to: Support inter-governmental bodies, such as the Commission on the Status of Women, in the formulation of policies, global standards, and norms Help Member States implement these standards through technical and financial support and facilitating effective partnerships with civil society Hold the UN system accountable for its own commitments on gender equality UN Women's priority areas are: Expanding women’s leadership and political participation Enhancing women’s economic empowerment Ending violence against women Fostering peace and security Incorporating gender equality into governance and national planning Informing the Sustainable Development Goals Bringing a gender equality lens to programs that address HIV and AIDS

Our Mission

The U.S. National Committee for UN Women is committed to expanding support for UN Women's work in over 100 developing countries to promote women's human rights, political participation, economic security, and elimination of violence against women and children.