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UN Women

UN Women focuses on gender equality and women’s empowerment by accelerating progress to meet the needs of women and girls worldwide. Empowering women economically with a focus on green economics and climate change is a part of the sustainable development agenda of UN Women. UN Women engages with civil society organizations, advisory groups, foundations and government contributors to bring about a change in the women empowerment sector. Grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the UN Charter, UN Women, works for the:
  • Elimination of discrimination against women and girls;
  • Empowerment of women; and
  • Achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security.

Read more at http://www.unwomen.org/en