UN Women, among other issues, 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. Learn more
UN Women is the UN organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women. A global champion for women and girls, UN Women was established to accelerate progress on meeting their needs worldwide.
Ms. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka is United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women. She was sworn into office on 19 August 2013 and brings a wealth of experience and expertise to this position, having devoted her career to issues of human rights, equality and social justice. Learn more
Luiza Carvalho, Regional Director of UN Women for the Americas and the Caribbean Learn more
The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) is now hiring expert practitioners for the following assignments. Learn more
UN Women purchases goods and services from suppliers in an efficient, fair and transparent manner to support the organization’s mandate: to promote gender equality and the empowerment of women worldwide. It also provides tools for others to achieve socioeconomic objectives through practicing and encouraging gender-responsive procurement. Learn more