All human development and human rights issues have gender dimensions. UN Women focuses on priority areas that are fundamental to women’s equality, and that can unlock progress across the board.
Pakistan’s international obligations on gender equality
Innovative gender financing
Protection against harmful practices
UN Women, along with the relevant government institutions is working towards transforming social norms and institutional mechanisms to address the issues of violence against women. The interventions include capacity building on pro-women laws and existing services for GBV survivors, behviour change communication campaigning and awareness raising among communities.
Women’s role as leaders and in public life
Women’s economic empowerment