UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women, 17th Grant Cycle

The UN Trust Fund to End Violence Against Women is accepting applications for its 17th grant cycle (2012) from government authorities at the national and local levels, civil society organizations and networks — including non-governmental, women’s and community-based organizations and coalitions and operational research institutions — and UN Country Teams in partnership with governments and civil society organizations. The UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women (UN Trust Fund) is a … [Read more...]

Addressing violence against women is fighting HIV/AIDS

At the International AIDS Conference (IAC) held in Washington, DC, on 22–27 July 2012, the UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women, managed by UN Women on behalf of the UN system, turned the spotlight on the inextricable link between HIV and violence based on gender. Meryem Aslan presents policy paper on “Effective Approaches to Addressing the Intersection of Violence against Women and HIV/AIDS.” This issue was the focus of a panel discussion cosponsored by UN Women and the World … [Read more...]

Statement of Michelle Bachelet Under-Secretary- General and UN Women Executive Director 2012

  Michelle Bachelet Statement at 2012 First Regular Session of UN Women Executive Board Statement of Michelle Bachelet Under-Secretary- General and UN Women Executive Director at First Regular Session of UN Women Executive Board 24 January 2012. President, Distinguished Delegates, Allow me to first wish all of you a Happy New Year. It will not surprise you to hear me say that my special hopes are for the women of this world! I hope that this year, no matter how … [Read more...]

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