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.
News & Features
Ending Slavery and Trafficking Debate
Our UN Women NC UK brunch covered topics ranging from what is the difference for women and girls; what is being done and what more needs to be done.
International Women’s Day 2018
#IWD2018, came on the heels of unprecedented global movement for women’s rights, equality & justice. #TimeIsNow to build on this momentum!
Working together to create a better shared future
‘Men are recognising that they too have an important role to play to change culture, build new behaviour and new cultural norms.’
- Laura Haynes, Chair 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.
The Westminster 100
100 Runners mark 100 Years of the Vote for Women at The Virgin British 10k.
For a once-in-a-lifetime chance to run with an incredible team, simply enter our Westminster 100 Competition to win a place, raise money for an incredible cause, and celebrate this historic milestone.Read more