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. In the Caribbean sub-region, UN Women focuses on the following priorities.
One of the pillars of the work of UN Women is women's political participation, a fundamental prerequisite for gender equality and genuine democracy. Learn more
Gender-based violence, and in particular violence against women and girls (VAWG) is one of the most common forms of insecurity facing citizens in the Caribbean. Learn more
In intergovernmental forums at the United Nations, Member States come together to debate and seek agreement on global gender equality norms and standards. Learn more
When different parts of the multilateral system act together, they can deliver greater results—and maximize the use of scarce resources. Within the UN system, UN Women is mandated to lead, promote and coordinate efforts to advance the full realization of women’s rights and opportunities. Learn more
UN Women Multi-Country Office - Caribbean continues to strengthen Women's Economic Capacity to face the challenges and take advantage of opportunities in the context of globalisation, new trade agendas and the emergence of new technologies. Learn more