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HeForShe Arts Week 2018

From March 8-March 15, UN Women NC UK is marking HeForShe Arts Week in London – part of an annual celebration starting on International Women’s Day

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Our aim is to remove the social and cultural barriers that prevent women and girls from achieving their potential. In the UK, UN Women is represented through the National Committee, and we focus on awareness, advocacy and activation. Learn more about us and help us create a brighter future for women and girls worldwide.


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©Financial Times

UN Women UK supports FT event

Event aimed to tackle the gender imbalance in the top ranks of business

Tracey Follows, UN Women NC UK Trustee

UN Women NC UK Appoints New Trustees

Four new trustees join board to help lead the next phase of ambitious growth

HeforShe activists are championing gender equality

Pioneering HeforShe male champions are working to achieve gender equality by 2020. These world leaders are making equality for men and women an institutional priority and developing game-changing commitments to increase gender inclusivity. 

Our partnership network

In 2012, we brought together our corporate partners as the Corporate Advisory Group. Today, our network of private sector supporters and partners is much wider, and even more central to our work. Take a look at the ways your company can become a member of our partner network and can commit to helping us move towards gender equality in the UK and abroad.

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Latest News

  • Levelling the playing field for gender equality in the Pacific region through rugby

    The involvement of women in sport often defies gender stereotypes, fostering a healthy lifestyle and inclusivity, while transcending race, religion, sexuality and national…

    January 2018
  • UN Women NC UK Appoints New Trustees

    Francesca Boldrini, Carol Rosati OBE, Tracey Follows and Randall Scott Peterson join UN Women National Committee UK from 14th November 2017 for an initial term of 3 years.…

    November 2017

Upcoming Events

Feb 03

UN Women NC UK Brunch

Theme is “Women, Peace & Security”

UN Women NC UK is hosting a brunch discussion with the theme “Women, Peace and Security, Part 2: Getting into the detail”, featuring three experienced speakers. Donations of £10 are suggested, and these support UN WOMEN programmes across the world.  Reserve a place below.

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