UN Women Arab States
Voices from Gaza: Safa’s perseverance through pregnancy and displacement
“Living through the war is like living through a nightmare,” said Safa Btah. Btah was displaced from her home in Gaza City while six months pregnant with her third child. Learn more
CSW68 (2024)
The sixty-eighth session of the Commission on the Status of Women will take place from 11 to 22 March 2024. Representatives of Member States, UN entities, and ECOSOC-accredited non-governmental organizations (NGOs) from all regions of the world are invited to contribute to the session. Learn more
UN Women and the Egyptian Red Crescent deliver humanitarian aid to women and children in Gaza
The ERC/UN Women nine-truck convoy that entered Gaza includes 7,000 kits for Palestinian women and children, including commodities to address their essential needs. Learn more
Gender alert: The gendered impact of the crisis in Gaza
This document provides an overview of the situation in Gaza and articulates UN Women’s work as part of its six-month multisectoral response to the crisis. Learn more
‘Scared, exhausted, and expecting the worst’ – Women in Gaza describe humanitarian crisis
Since 2012, UN Women has established 22 centres across Jordan to provide Syrian refugees and vulnerable Jordanian women with safe, inclusive spaces. Learn more
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ED Statement - Gaza
Gender alert: The gendered impact of the crisis in Gaza

This document provides an overview of the situation in Gaza and articulates UN Women’s work as part of its six-month multisectoral response to the crisis.

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IWD 2024
International Women’s Day 2024: ‘Invest in women: Accelerate progress’

In a world facing multiple crises that are putting immense pressure on communities, achieving gender equality is more vital than ever. Ensuring women’s and girls’ rights across all aspects of life is the only way to secure prosperous and just economies, and a healthy planet for future generations.

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In-focus: The conflict in Gaza
In-focus: The conflict in Gaza

Following the 7 October 2023 attack by Hamas on Israel and the Israeli Armed Forces’ strikes on Gaza in response, UN Women has worked to analyse the differentiated impact on women, men, boys, and girls, to ensure adequate responses to their needs.

CSW68 (2024)

The sixty-eighth session of the Commission on the Status of Women will take place from 11 to 22 March 2024. Representatives of Member States, UN entities, and ECOSOC-accredited non-governmental organizations (NGOs) from all regions of the world are invited to contribute to the session.

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New UN Women Executive Board Bureau 2023 elected

The rotational Presidency of the Executive Board during 2023 is held by the Eastern European Group and is represented by H.E. Mr. Sergiy Kyslytsya, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the United Nations.

Featured publications

Gender alert: The gendered impact of the crisis in Gaza

This document provides an overview of the situation in Gaza and articulates UN Women’s work as part of its six-month multisectoral response to the crisis. More

Gendered realities in displacement: The status of Syrian refugee women in Jordan, Lebanon and Iraq

This briefing note provides the headline findings and recommendations from three country studies of the gendered realities of displacement for Syrian refugee women in Jordan, Lebanon and Iraq. More

Gaza Crisis Appeal

We have started an emergency fund raising to support UN Women's projects for the benefit of women, girls and their families. Please donate today to protect and support women and their families in the Gaza crisis.