UN Women Spending by Strategy Result Area in 2016-2017 (Core and Non-Core Expenditure and Encumbrances)

Total:   $ 23 739 055



The United Nations Entity for Gender and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) promotes gender equality, not just as an inalienable human right but as a central tenet of social, economic, and cultural development. The agency provides a strong and resonant voice for women and girls at the local, regional, and global levels and stands behind women’s equal participation in all aspects of life.

In 2012, UN Women became the eleventh cosponsor of UNAIDS, an important step towards ensuring that gender equality is at the heart of global action on HIV. UN Women’s strategies approach to HIV include providing technical and financial support to Member States and women’s organizations.

UN Women invested in strengthening capacity of women living with HIV in 20 countries, resulting in their influential engagement in HIV responses at the regional, national, and global level.

UN Women has been supporting the Women’s Networking Zone (WNZ) since its first convening in 2006. These efforts increased the visibility of women’s organizations at conferences and provided a space for them to advocate greater accountability, funding, and implementation of actions to advance women’s priorities. Designed by and for women living with HIV, 89% of WNZ events were led by women.

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