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Useful Links on Gender and Women's Empowerment


UN Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women

UN Women: UN Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women

UN Secretariat and Inter-Agency Bodies

DPA (Department of Political Affairs): Women and Peace

DPKO (Department of Peacekeeping Operations): Gender and Peacekeeping

IAEA (International Atomic Energy Agency): Inspiring Future Female Professionals

IANWGE (Inter-Agency Network on Women and Gender Equality)

OCHA (Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs): Gender Equality

OHCHR (Office of the High Commissioner of Human Rights): Women’s Rights and Gender Section

Secretary General's Reports on Gender Mainstreaming

UNAIDS (Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS): Eliminating Gender Inequalities

UNODA (United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs): Gender and Disarmament

UN-Water: Task Force on Gender and Water

UNISDR (United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction): Gender

Programmes and Funds

UNCTAD (United Nations Conference on Trade and Development): Gender and Development

UNDP (United Nations Development Program): Women’s Empowerment

UNEP (United Nations Environment Programme): Gender and the Environment

UNFPA (United Nations Population Fund): Gender equality


UNHCR (Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees):

UNICEF (United Nation’s Children’s Fund): Gender Equality

WFP (World Food Programme): Focus on Women

Specialized Agencies

FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization): Gender

IFAD (International Fund for Agriculture Development): Gender

ILO (International Labour Organization):Bureau for Gender Equality

ITU (International Telecommunication Union): Women and Girls

UNESCO (UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization): Gender Equality

UNIDO (UN Industrial Development Organization): Gender equality and empowerment of women

WHO (World Health Organization): Gender

Treaty Bodies, Conventions and Mandates

CBD (Convention on Biological Diversity): Gender and Biodiversity

CEDAW (Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women)

Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food: Gender

Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women

UNCCD (UN Convention to Combat Desertification): Gender

UNFCCC (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change): Gender and Climate Change

Working Group on the Issue of Discrimination against Women in Law and Practice

Intergovernmental Bodies

General Assembly: Meetings and Documentation on Gender-Related Items

ECOSOC (Economic and Social Council): Meetings and Documentation on Gender-Related Items

CSW (Commission on the Status of Women):

Human Rights Council

UNECE (United Nations Commission for Europe): Gender

UNECA (United Nations Economic Commission for Africa): Gender

ECLAC (United Nations Economic Comission for Latin America and the Caribbean): División de asuntos de género

ESCAP (United Nations Economic and Social Comission for Asia Pacific): Gender Equality

ESCWA (United Nations Economic and Social Comission for Western Asia): Centre for Women

UN Research Institutes

UNRISD (United Nations Research Institute for Social Development): Gender and Development

Other International and Regional Organizations

African Development Bank: Gender

African Union (AU): Women, Gender and Development

Asian Development Bank: Closing the Gender Gap

Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN): Commission on the Promotion and Protection of the Rightsof Women and Children

Europa (European Union): Equality between Men and Women

European Commission:

Global Gender and Climate Alliance (GGCA)

Inter-American Development Bank: Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment

International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN): Gender

IEGE (European Institute for Gender Equality)

IOM (International Organization for Migration): IOM and Gender

OAS (Organization of American States): Women

OSCE (Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe): Gender Section

South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC): Gender Info Base

World Bank

WTO (World Trade Organization)



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