UN Division for the Advancement of Women
Parent Institution: 
United Nations
Acronym: 
DAW
Address: 
Intergovernmental Organization
Normative standard-setting and deliberation
Lobby-advocacy
Media content creation/distribution
Research
Education
Global

Thematic Areas

Access, Inclusion and Participation, Social Justice & Democracy
Content, Governance
Economy, Culture, Development, Gender, Environment, Labour, Education
Specific Themes: 
Women's Rights
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Women in decision-making
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International Institutions
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Gender&Media
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Gender Policies
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Equal Opportunities
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Empowerment

Mission

The Division for the Advancement of Women (DAW) advocates the improvement of the status of women of the world and the achievement of their equality with men. Aiming to ensure the participation of women as equal partners with men in all aspects of human endeavour, the Division promotes women as equal participants and beneficiaries of sustainable development, peace and security, governance and human rights.

Created by: Renzo D'Angelo