Our Focus areas

What we do

UN Women works to foster women’s empowerment and gender equality throughout the world. UN Women has identified six strategic areas that are of critical for the achievement of gender equality and women’s empowerment and which guide our work. Read More »

Our projects

Where we work

In the Pacific, UN Women National Committee Aotearoa New Zealand is currently supporting the Meri Seif Bus. In Aotearoa, we are advocating for the Women’s Empowerment Principles, and more. Read More »

Our Women


We are proud and privileged to bring you 24 incredible wāhine toa Read More


Three segments from Jacinda and Helen in conversation


About Us

UN Women National Committee Aotearoa New Zealand is a membership based organisation with charitable status.  It supports the mission of UN Women through public awareness initiatives about UN Women and global women’s rights and development issues, and fundraising efforts to support UN Women programmes in the Pacific. Read More

But I Changed All That

Upcoming Events

11 October is International Day of the Girl Child; 2018 theme "With Her:  A Skilled GirlForce"     

15 October is International Day of Rural Women; 2018 theme is "Sustainable infrastructure, services, and social protection for gender equality and the empowement of rural women and girls"

On 12 November the White Ribbon campaign launches The Pledge - a challenge for men and organisations to take action to end men's violence towards women.

25 November marks the commencement of the 16 Days of Activism; 2018 theme is "Orange the World; #HearMeToo".  More information to come