About Us

UN Women, among other issues, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; empowerment of women; and achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security. Learn more

Ms. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka is United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women. She was sworn into office on 19 August 2013 and brings a wealth of experience and expertise to this position, having devoted her career to issues of human rights, equality and social justice. Learn more

Several international agreements guide the work of UN Women. Learn more

Partnerships are the foundation of all aspects of UN Women’s work. Having a broad array of partners who make distinct contributions fosters a widely shared commitment to upholding women’s human rights. This translates into stronger capacities for action, including through sustainable coalitions that accelerate progress towards gender equality. Learn more

The project aims to ensure that women and girl’s rights are better protected in ASEAN Member countries through effective regional mechanism such as the AICHR and ACWC. It is generously supported by the Government of Canada. Learn more

To ensure a continued dialogue with civil society on the corporate direction and vision of UN Women and to promote dialogue and networking with civil society advisory groups which UN Women offices have established in a number of countries in Asia and the Pacific, UN Women will be constituting an Asia-Pacific Regional Civil Society Advisory Group (APRCSAG). Learn more

UN Women is committed to independent and objective internal oversight to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of its operations. Learn more

The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) is now hiring expert practitioners for the following assignments. Learn more

UN Women purchases goods and services from vendors and consultants to support the organization’s programme delivery. Learn more

The UN Women Internship Programme offers a small group of outstanding graduate-level students the opportunity to acquire direct exposure to UN Women's work. It is designed to complement gender and development studies with practical experience in various aspects of multilateral technical cooperation. The internship would also complement other studies such as international relations, communications or law. Learn more

UN Women Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific
United Nations Building, 5th Floor
Rajdamnern Nok Avenue
Bangkok 10200
THAILAND
Tel: +66 2 288-2093
Fax: +66 2 280-6030
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