UN Women is currently working in Bhutan, with the Government and the UN system. UN Women provides technical advice and assistance to the National Commission for Women and Children, Gross National Happiness Commission, Department of Budget and Department of Local Governance. A project from 2010 to 2013 helped to encourage and motivate women to participate in politics and local governance.
UN Women also works with the Government on Gender Responsive Budgeting by training officials in the Ministry of Finance.
UN Women also supports Bhutan in reporting on the Convention on Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women, and meeting their commitments under the Beijing Platform for Action and the Dhaka Resolution.
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