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, we support UN Women's Pacific Programme. In Aotearoa, we are advocating for the Women’s Empowerment Principles, and more.  Read More »


Entrepreneurs and Trailblazers

24 Incredible Wāhine Toa

Each of these bold and game-changing women share the best advice they would give to other women.

Young Women Social Entrepreneurs

UN Women Aotearoa New Zealand are proud to share our #IWD2019 video series celebrating young, Kiwi, female social entrepreneurs who are living this year's IWD theme: 'think equal, build smart, innovate for change' 

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

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Become a woman2woman donor​ and help us provide meaningful and lasting change for women in the Pacific.

The SDGs

UN Women supports and contributes to the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals, especially SDG5: Achieving gender equality and empower all women and girls

International Women's Day Messages

View the IWD breakfast held at Parliament

Message from Her Excellency, Dame Patsy Reddy, Governor General of New Zealand

Message from Suzanne McNabb, President, UN Women National Committee Aotearoa New Zealand