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The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)

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  • Areas of Study Equity , Gender Equity , Humanities
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  • Founded Since 2011

Organization Description

The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, also known as UN Women, is a United Nations entity working for gender equality and the empowerment of women. UN Women advocates for the rights of women and girls and LGBTIQ+ rights, and focuses on a wide array of issues, including violence against women and violence against LGBTIQ+ people.

UN Women was established by the merger of the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM, established in 1976) and other entities, and became operational in January 2011.

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