Add.: C/O UNDP, New Delhi
Phone: 91-11-24698297, 91-11-24622136
Contact Person: Chandni Joshi
Purpose : Human Rights, Law, Media, Sustainable Development, Women’s issues
Aims/Objectives/Mission : UNIFEM was established as an innovative and catalytic fund for women’s empowerment and gender equality. It promotes the economic and political empowerment of women as well as their human rights, in developing countries. It works to ensure the participation of women in all levels of development planning and practice. It also acts as a catalyst within the UN system for efforts to link the needs and concerns of women to all critical issues on national, regional and global agendas. Playing a role of a strong advocacy, UNIFEM, concentrates on fostering a multilateral policy dialogue on women’s empowerment.