Deputy Representative: UN Women

Deadline: 4 November 2016

UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security. In Zimbabwe, UN Women’s country programme is aligned to the national development plan objectives, the National Gender Policy, Zimbabwe Agenda for Sustainable Transformation, the national Broad Based Women’s Economic Empowerment Framework, the Zimbabwe National Gender-Based Violence Strategy, and the ZUNDAF Priority Area 2 on Women’s Empowerment, Gender Equality and Equity;  UN Women, in partnership with Government of Zimbabwe, CSOs, donors and UN agencies, focuses on delivering within six interlinked programme areas such as: Increasing women’s leadership and participation in decision making; Enhancing women’s economic empowerment, especially of those who are most excluded; Ending Violence Against Women and Girls; Engaging women in all aspects of peace and security; Making gender equality central to national planning and budgeting processes; and Strengthening the UN system’s work in advancing gender equality.

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