UN Women Arab States and North Africa United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, the UN agency bringing together resources and mandates for greater impact on Women's Issues.
UN Rights and Gender Equality. From the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights.
United Nations Commission on the Status of Women. The principal global intergovernmental body exclusively dedicated to the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of women. The Commission has been responsible for organizing and following up the world conferences on women in Mexico (1975), Copenhagen (1980), Nairobi (1985) and Beijing (1995).
United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW). UN Committee established under Article 17 of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women.
United Nations Population Fund: Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment. UNFPA section on Gender equality.
United Nations Millennium Development Goals: Gender Equality. Target 4 of the MDGs -- "Eliminate gender disparity in primary and secondary education, preferably by 2005, and to all levels of education no later than 2015."
UNESCO Section for Women and Gender Equality. Section responsible for promoting and monitoring gender issues throughout the organization.
World Conference on Women. Fourth World Conference on Women held in Beijing China. Includes text of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action.
WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean, Gender in health and development Gender-equitable health policies and programmes increase the coverage and effectiveness of health service delivery for all men, women, boys and girls by identifying and addressing their differential needs and constraints in attaining optimal health.