US National Committee for Un Women

Supporting the work of United Nations Women in the United States

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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

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.

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US National Committee for Un Women
US National Committee for Un Women
1120 20th Street NW, Suite 500 North, Washington, DC, 20036