UN Women relies almost entirely on voluntary financial contributions to sustain its work to advance gender equality and women’s empowerment. Since its establishment, UN Women has mainly been funded by government partners committed to making gender equality and women’s empowerment a global priority. Learn more

Typically serving as central coordinating units for women’s affairs within national governments, national mechanisms promote the integration of gender equality measures across national policies and programmes. Learn more

Civil society is one of UN Women’s most important constituencies. It is a dynamic source of ideas and policy perspectives, partnerships, and support. Learn more

UN Women is committed to working with the private sector on common agendas leveraging collective strengths. Our multi-faceted partnerships are integrated into public affairs, philanthropy, marketing and communications strategies. Learn more

UN Women believes in the ability of foundations to play an active and central role in transforming our world to achieve gender equality and women’s empowerment, in line with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Learn more

National Committees for UN Women are independent non-governmental organizations that support the mission of UN Women through their public awareness initiatives about UN Women and global women’s issues, and fundraising efforts to support UN Women programmes worldwide. Learn more

Since the early 1950s, the United Nations has enlisted the volunteer services and support of prominent personalities from the worlds of art, music, film, sport and literature to highlight key issues and to draw attention to its activities. Learn more

Often, we receive messages asking how you can support UN Women. Now, we have an opportunity for you to engage in our work! Join our first-ever fundraising campaign and become an advocate for gender equality! Learn more