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The global festival for gender equality

It’s time to change the narrative. 

50+ Arts events challenge old stories, change mind-sets & raise funds through discussion, performance & experience.

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We are UN Women, the only global agency dedicated to gender equality

Our aim is to remove the social and cultural barriers that prevent women and girls from achieving their potential. In the UK, UN Women is represented through the National Committee, and we focus on awareness, advocacy and activation. Learn more about us and help us create a brighter future for women and girls worldwide.


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Photo: CARE International UK

CARE’s March4Women

As official collaborators of CARE’s #March4Women, UN Women UK joined the London’s biggest, noisiest & most celebratory #WomensDay march on 4 March.

Photo: UN Women UK

International Women’s Day 2018

#IWD2018, comes on the heels of unprecedented global movement for women’s rights, equality & justice. #TimeIsNow to build on this momentum!

Wear your support!

HeforShe encourages people of every gender to become advocates for gender equality. It brings together people from all over the world, from all walks of life to achieve it - so why not wear your support too? 

Check out our new HeforShe merchandise, with a portion of the proceeds from all the products going towards supporting the work of UN Women NC UK.

Our partnership network

In 2012, we brought together our corporate partners as the Corporate Advisory Group. Today, our network of private sector supporters and partners is much wider and more central to our work. Take a look at ways your company can become a member of our network and commit to helping us move towards gender equality in the UK and abroad.

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Latest News

  • Levelling the playing field for gender equality in the Pacific region through rugby

    The involvement of women in sport often defies gender stereotypes, fostering a healthy lifestyle and inclusivity, while transcending race, religion, sexuality and national…

    January 2018
  • UN Women NC UK Appoints New Trustees

    Francesca Boldrini, Carol Rosati OBE, Tracey Follows and Randall Scott Peterson join UN Women National Committee UK from 14th November 2017 for an initial term of 3 years.…

    November 2017

Upcoming Events

Mar 08

HeForShe Arts Week

Starting on International Women’s Day, 8th March, HeForShe Arts Week is celebrated annually and globally for one week from the 8th- 15th March.


HeForShe Arts Week is a unique opportunity for art and cultural institutions worldwide to support the goal of gender equality.

We are bringing the conversation about gender equality to people.

Lectures. Networking. Workshops. Performances

We have a fantastic line-up of speakers and events for London Arts Week 2018.

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