Resources on women
The most recent in a recurrent series of reports, Progress of the World’s Women outlines ten recommendations to make justice systems work for women. The report also includes data on women’s political and legal rights around the world.
UN Women’s Annual Report documents its work to foster women’s empowerment and gender equality around the world. It highlights some of the organization’s initiatives during the year and provides summary financial statements, a list of new programmes and projects, and contact information.
Download: UN Women Annual Report 2010-2011
Maintained by the UN Inter Agency Network on Women and Gender Equality, WomenWatch is a central gateway to information and resources on the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of women throughout the UN system. The website also provides information on efforts to incorporate gender perspectives into follow-up to global conferences.
Say NO – UNiTE to End Violence against Women
UN Women’s “Say NO” initiative is a global platform for advocacy and action, engaging participants from all walks of life to prevent and address violence against women and girls. It contributes towards the objectives of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s campaign, UNiTE to End Violence against Women, through social mobilization.
UN Women’s Comprehensive Web Portal for Gender Equality Dimensions of the HIV/AIDS Epidemic. GenderandAIDS.org aims to promote understanding, knowledge sharing and action on HIV and AIDS as a gender and human rights issue. This web portal offers up-to-date information on the epidemic from a gender perspective, a full range of resources, personal stories and commentaries, and multimedia advocacy tools.
UN Women Headquarters
304 East 45th Street,
15th Floor,New York,
NY 10017, USA
Tel: +1 212 906-6400, Fax: +1 212 906-6705,
UN Women Liaison Office to the African Union
+ Representative to the African Union and UNECA: Florence Butegwa + United Nations Development Fund for Women
3rd Floor, Opposite UNECA,
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Tel: +251 11-5221067 or +251 913-202231, Fax: +251 11-5538163,