UN Women – Institutional Support 2019-2022

Reporting Organization:UN Women
Total Budget ($CAD):$ 26,000,000
Timeframe: December 11, 2018 - December 31, 2022
Status: Implementation
Contact Information: Unspecified

Partner & Funder Profiles

Reporting Organization

UN Women

Participating Organizations


Funders (Total Budget Contribution)

Return to top


Region - Total Budget Allocation

Europe - $ 6,500,000.00 (25.00%)

Sub-Saharan Africa - $ 5,720,000.00 (22.00%)

South America - $ 4,524,000.00 (17.40%)

Southeast Asia - $ 2,158,000.00 (8.30%)

Central America - $ 1,976,000.00 (7.60%)

South Asia - $ 1,768,000.00 (6.80%)

East Asia - $ 1,586,000.00 (6.10%)

Central Asia - $ 988,000.00 (3.80%)

North Africa - $ 780,000.00 (3.00%)

Return to top

Areas of Focus

Health - Total Budget Allocation

Reproductive Health & Rights incl. Maternal Health (6.67 %)

Other - Total Budget Allocation

Human Rights, Advocacy & Public Engagement (80 %)

Sexual & Gender-based Violence (6.67 %)

Law, Governance & Public Policy (6.66 %)

Return to top


This grant represents Canada’s long-term institutional support to UN Women – the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. UN Women uses these funds, along with other donors’ funding, to achieve its mandate. UN Women’s mandate is focused on eliminating discrimination against women and girls; empowering women; and achieving equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action, and peace and security interventions. UN Women works to support global standards for gender equality and helps countries meet these standards by providing expertise and financial support.

Return to top

Target Population

Gender and age: Adult women Adolescent females Children, girls
Total Direct Population: Unspecified
Return to top



Return to top

Results & Indicators

Expected Results

The expected results for this project as stated by the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) in its 2018-2021 strategic plan include: (1) a comprehensive and dynamic set of global norms, policies and standards on gender equality and women’s empowerment is strengthened and implemented; (2) women lead and participate in and benefit equally from governance systems; (3) women have income security, decent work and economic autonomy; (4) women and girls live a live free from all forms of violence; and, (5) women and girls contribute to and have greater influence in building sustainable peace and resilience and benefit equally from the prevention of natural disasters and conflicts, and from humanitarian action.

Achieved Results



  • None Selected
Return to top
Return to top

Associated Projects (If applicable)

Return to top