UN Women China
Working in China since 1998, UN Women provides technical and financial assistance to innovative programmes and strategies for gender equality and women's empowerment.
UN Women works in partnership with governments, non-governmental organisations (NGOs), UN agencies, donors, communities and networks to advance gender equality.
Placing the advancement of women's human rights at the centre of our work, UN Women China focuses on:
Violence against Women
This fundamental violation of women’s rights remains widespread. Women need strong laws, backed by implementation and services for protection and prevention.
Leadership and Political Participation
Whether in political bodies or corporate boardrooms, women have a limited say in the decisions that affect them. Measures are needed to open more space for women’s participation and help women realize their full leadership potential.
Women lag far behind men in access to land, credit and decent jobs, even though a growing body of research shows that enhancing women’s economic options boosts national economies.
National Planning and Budgeting
Public planning often overlooks women’s specific needs and priorities. Gender equality should be a stated objective of all plans, backed by specific actions for implementation and sufficient funding.
In these major focus areas, UN Women China has projects and programmes in the following areas... More ►