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Join the global movement for women’s voting rights

2018 celebrates 100 years of the vote for women, yet global barriers still prevent them from using their vote. What will YOU do to help?

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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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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. 

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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!

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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.

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  • Join the Vote 100 Women in Business Summit

    The Women in Business Summit brings together leading women to discuss gender issues in business today. UN Women UK are proud to be partnering the event and offering 20% of…

    April 2018
  • 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

Upcoming Events

Jul 15

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. 

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